NZTrio present a typically diverse programme in their 10-centre 2010 National Tour for Chamber Music New Zealand. This concert is also part of the Southland Festival of the Arts.
This concert includes The year without a summer, the work written for NZTrio by Australian composer Stuart Greenbaum as a result of the "2009 Trans-Tasman Composer Exchange":http://sounz.org.nz/news_articles/show/287. NZTrio will play this work throughout the tour and will take it to the Aurora Festival in Australia in May.
Tonight's programme also includes Mozart, Schumann and Arvo Part as well as the NZTrio/CMNZ commission from ex-pat Judy Bailey. Judy was presented with the "Distinguished Services to Australian Music Award":http://sounz.org.nz/news_articles/show/113 in the 2008 Australian Classical Music Awards for her 'instrumental role in the development of contemporary jazz in Australia and the fusion of the classical and jazz genres.'
May 1, 2010 6:30PM