'Remember Parihaka' - Anthony Ritchie (b.1960): Flute Concerto; Double Concerto for bass clarinet & cello; Coming To It / Alexa Still, flute; Katherine Hebley, cello; Andrew Uren, bass clarinet
1 CD / Atoll / 2015-09-04Conductors: Scholes, Peter
Ensemble: Auckland Chamber Orchestra
For their debut disc, the ACO and Music Director Peter Scholes have recorded four of Anthony Ritchie's smaller-scale orchestral works. In addition to the title...continue...
Tui - works for 2 pianos, eight hands, by Hamilton, Farr, Holmes, Rimmer, Ballard / Estrella Quartet
1 CD / Atoll / 2015-08-07
Winner of the Sixth Annual Pettman/ROSLARTS International Scholarship, the Estrella Quartet is the first permanent group of its kind in New Zealand. In their unique...continue...
The Nations - Brescianello: Sinfonia no. 1; Muffat: Sonata no 2; Boyce: Symphony no 1; Geminiani: Concerto grosso Op. 3/3; Telemann: Les Nations; Rameau, J.S. Bach / NZ Barok
1 CD / Atoll / 2015-07-10Works: Giuseppi Antonio Brescianello: Symphony no 1 in D major, Op. 1; Georg Muffat: Sonata for strings & continuo no 2 in G minor (from Armonico Tributo); William Boyce: Symphonies (8), Op. 2; Francesco Ge...
Ensemble: NZ Barok
NZ Barok is New Zealand's only baroque orchestra performing regularly on historic instruments, and includes many of New Zealand's leading baroque specialists....continue...
Recording information: Auditorium, Michael Park School, EEllerslie, Auckland, (05/10/2013-05/12/2013)....continue...
John Psathas (b.1966): Corybas; Quintet; Helix; Aegean; Island Songs / Lara Hall, violin; Katherine Austin, piano; James Tennant, cello
1 CD / Atoll / 2015-07-10
John Psathas is one of New Zealand's most internationally acclaimed composers. With performances in venues from Windsor Castle to Kalamazoo, he has established and maintains...continue...
Gillian Whitehead (b.1941) 'Alice', a monodrama for mezzo-soprano & orchestra; Karohirohi, for solo harp; The Improbable ordered dance, for orchestra / Carolyn Mills, harp; Helen Medlyn, mz
1 CD / Atoll / 2015-06-09Conductors: Taddei, Marc
Ensemble: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
First performed in 2002, Alice is the moving story of a woman's fight for a new life in colonial NZ. Fleur Adcock's text, with music...continue...
Mirage - music for harp by Salzedo, Grandjany, Andres, Britten plus traditional works / Carolyn Mills, harp
1 CD / Atoll / 2015-06-09
Carolyn Mills grew up by the banks of the Mississippi River, and began playing the harp at a young age. In her teenage years, she...continue...
Anthony Ritchie (b.1960): Symphony No. 4 "Stations" / Jenny Wollerman, soprano; Christchurch SO, Tom Woods (live, 2014)
1 CD / Atoll / 2015-06-09Conductors: Woods, Tom
Ensemble: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Ritchie's Symphony No. 4 was written for the ChristChurch Symphony Orchestra, and dedicated to "those in ChristChurch who have suffered in the [2010/2011] earthquakes."...continue...
1 CD / Atoll / 2015-06-09
Viktoriya Dodoka began her musical training in her home city of Krasnodar near the Black Sea, later graduating from the Tchaikovsky State Conservatoire in Moscow....continue...
Voice of the Soul: Choral work of Hildegard von Bingen, Benjamin Britten, David Childs, Helen Fisher et al. / Voices16; Karen Grylls
1 CD / Atoll / 2015-04-14Conductors: Grylls, Karen
Ensemble: Voices 16, from Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir
Voice of the Soul is a metaphor for a journey of traditions, storytelling, and passionate music of the senses. For the listener, this CD experience...continue...