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    SundayConcerts 2017Concert Programmes Wellington Chamber Music proudly presents Sunday Concerts 2017 seven concerts featuring

    some of New Zealands finest musicians.

    Concert informationAll concerts begin at 3.00pm.Venue: St Andrews on The Terrace,

    30 The Terrace, Wellington

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    Please note that programmes and artists may be changed without notice.

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    DonationsThe Wellington Chamber Music Trust is a registered charitable trust. Donations made to the Trust qualify for a tax rebate, up to the maximum allowed by Inland Revenue.

    Contact detailsFor further information about Sunday Concerts 2017, or to make a donation, please contact:Margaret Collinge: phone (04) 479 1351Post: Wellington Chamber Music Trust, 23 Ngatoto Street, Ngaio, Wellington 6035Email:

    * Concerts presented in association with Chamber Music New Zealand

    30 April 2017NZ Trio (piano trio) *Astor Piazzolla (Argentina) TangosClaire Cowan (NZ) Subtle DancesRaimundo Penaforte (Brazil) An Eroica TrioFranz Schubert Trio No 1 in B Flat

    28 May 2017Christopher Hutton, Reflecting Bach (solo cello) JohannSebastianBach(1685-1750)

    SuiteSampler(c.1717-1723) BenjaminBritten(1913-1976)

    SuiteforCelloNo.1,Op.72(1965) MaxReger(1873-1916) SuiteNo.1inGmajor,Op.131c(1914) WilliamBolcom(b.1938) SelectionsfromSuiteNo.1

    inCminor(1996) JohnHarbison(b.1938) SuiteforSoloCello(1994) JohnCorigliano(b.1938) FancyonaBachAir(1996)

    11 June 2017Aroha Ensemble (string trio) Beethoven String Trio in G Major Op.9No1Penderecki String TrioMozart Divertimento for String Trio in

    E-flat major K.563

    9 July 2017Kiwa Quartet (string quartet) *Beethoven String Quartet No.6, Op.18John Adams Johns Book of Alleged Dances: Rag

    and Bone, Toot Nipple, Hammer and Chisel, Judah to Ocean

    Gareth Farr Mondo RondoTchaikovsky Quartet No.1, Op.11

    30 July 2017Xenia Pestova (solo piano) *Annea Lockwood RCSCClara Schumann Preludes and Fugues, selectionsEd Bennett GothicClaude Debussy La cathdrale engloutieArlene Sierra Birds and Insects, selectionsDomenico Scarlatti Keyboard Sonatas K9 in D major and K10

    in D minorPatricia Alessandrini tude daprs ScarlattiMiriama Young New Work (premiere)Heather Hindman Two and a Half MiniaturesJ.S. Bach Little Preludes, selectionsLuciano Berio Six Encores, selections Daria Kwiatkowska After Brin (homage to Berio)Glenda Keam New Work (premiere)

    20 August 2017 Emma Sayers & Richard Mapp (piano duets) Stravinsky Five Easy Pieces (piano duet)Stravinsky Petrouchka (piano duet)Brahms Capriccio in G minor Op116No3

    (Richard Mapp)Brahms Intermezzo in A major Op118No2 Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzer OP52forpianoduet

    and 4 voices

    15 October 2017Wilma Smith & Friends (Piano Quartet) *Walton Piano Quartet in D minorAndrew Leathwick Piano Quartet premiere Brahms Piano Quartet No.3, Op.60

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    BookingOptionsSeating for all concerts is by General Admission.Full series subscribers SAVE 25% on single ticket prices.A standard subscription is $210 and an under 26 subscription $60.

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    NZ Trio (piano trio) 30 AprilAshley Brown (cello), Sarah Watkins (piano), Justine Cormack (violin) have performed together for over 14 years. Described as New Zealands most indispensable ensemble, they are renowned for daringly eclectic programmes, colourful cross-genre collaborations, and warm Kiwi spirit. Their fresh approach to classical music smashes preconceptions of stuffiness and has garnered a wide range of listeners.

    NZ Trio has toured Australia, Asia, South America, US, Europe and Scandinavia showcasing NZ music around the globe with an average of three new commissions each year. Recent highlights includeadebutatthe2015DarwinFestivalinAustralia,andan8th return tour to China celebrating the life and music of the late NZ composer, Jack Body.

    Christopher Hutton, Reflecting Bach (solo cello) 28 MayWellington-born Christopher Hutton is Associate Professor of VioloncelloatFurmanUniversityinGreenville,SouthCarolinaandalso cellist of the Poinsett Piano Trio. A former co-principal of the NewWorldSymphonyOrchestra,hehasperformedintheUnitedStatesandEurope,recordedforRNZConcertandGermanysSWFRadio,andappearsonadiscofcontemporarymusiconAlbany Classics. He has enjoyed collaborating with composers, including New Zealanders Helen Bowater and Christopher Marshall.

    Christopher returns with a solo programme combining J. S. Bachs Six Suites for Unaccompanied Violoncello with more recent works to demonstrate links which will resonate with modern audiences.

    Aroha Ensemble (string trio) 11 JuneMembers of the Aroha Quartet perform as the Aroha Ensemble. Chinese-bornNZSOfirstviolinistHaihongisagraduateoftheBeijing Central Conservatory of Music where she won the China National Chamber Music Competition with the Beijing String Quartet. Zhongxian taught for 16 years as professor of violin and chamber music in the Xinghai Conservatory of Music. He has playedwiththeGuangzhouandXinghaiSymphonyOrchestras,and toured with the Quartet Star throughout China, the UK and Europe.

    NZ-born Robert Ibell received much of his music training in London.AmemberoftheNZSO,heisanexperiencedchambermusician, plays in contemporary music group Stroma and is a recording artist for RNZ Concert.

    Kiwa Quartet (string quartet) 9 JulyFollowingpost-graduatestudyattheNewEnglandConservatory,withtheAlbanBergQuartet,andtwoyearswiththeGewandhausOrchestrainLeipzig,NZSOviolinistMalavikaGopalreturnedhome to Wellington where she founded the Kiwa quartet in 2015.AgraduateofIndianaUniversityandtheSanFrancisco

    Conservatory, violinist Alan Molina moved to New Zealand after playing with the New World Symphony and the Charleston Symphony.KenIchinose,AssociatePrincipalCellooftheNZSO,studied

    inLondonandLeipzig.WiththeGalitzinStringQuartet,theUKPhilharmoniaOrchestraandAcademyofSaintMartinintheFields,KenhasperformedacrossEurope,theUSA,NewZealandand England,

    After completing her degree in Wellington, Sophia Acheson, principalviolistofOrchestraWellington,studiedinBarcelona,and at the universities of Southern California and Texas.

    Xenia Pestova (solo piano) 30 JulyDescribed as outstanding, stunning, ravishing and remarkably sensuous, London-based New Zealand pianist Xenia Pestovas performances and recordings have earned her a reputation as a leading interpreter of uncompromising repertoire of her generation. She has commissioned dozens of new works and collaborated with major innovators in contemporary music, presenting these in concert at major festivals and venues around the world.From2011-2015XeniawastheHeadofPerformanceat

    Bangor University, where she founded and directed the highly successfulINTER/actionsFestivalandSymposiumforinteractiveelectronic music. Currently, she is the Director of Performance at the University of Nottingham, artistic co-director of Nottingham Forum