Over the coming weeks, SOUNZ will be curating a series of digital concerts from our existing content, featuring cornerstone repertoire alongside unfamiliar treasures just waiting to be discovered.  

Keep an eye on our social media platforms where we will post about the latest available concert. You can access previous concerts by clicking any of the links below. 

Sit back, relax, and let’s #keepthemusicgoing.

SOUNZ curated concerts

Enactment | Hanganga

Enactment | Hanganga

Programme Guest curator: Eve de Castro-Robinson My selection stretches the notion of performance. Each work enacts a sonic or narrative concept, with a sense of heightened ritual, an economy of means, a containment of riches. Bookended by the purposeful pounding of...

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Flame | Mura

Flame | Mura

Programme This programme opens with John Rimmer’s short and fiery ‘Vulcan’ inspired by Auckland’s volcanic landscape. Commissioned by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra for the reopening of the Christchurch Town Hall, Chris Cree Brown’s dramatic ‘Phoenix’ follows. We...

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Land | Whenua

Land | Whenua

Programme In Turanga-nui Gillian Whitehead considers the landfall of Cook in 1769, and of Māori centuries earlier, the feeling of finally standing on dry land after a long journey, and the danger of the inevitable collision of the two cultures. Ben...

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Depths | Hōhonu

Depths | Hōhonu

Programme In this programme, we journey to the depths of the sea. The first two works, Puhake ki te Rangi (Spouting to the Skies) by Gillian Whitehead, and Tohoraha by Tristan Carter, are celebrations of whales and their song. The final work, Ross Harris’s The Abiding...

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Height

Height

Programme Natalie Hunt’s evocative Only to the Highest Mountain introduces this programme, followed by Gao Ping’s The Mountain which is inspired by the culture and folk stories of Sichuan, the composer’s birthplace. We finish with Gareth Farr’s Roar of a Thousand...

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Place

Place

Lilburn, Body, Blake, Ballard, de Castro – Robinson

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