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Clarissa Dunn takes you to the best seat in the house for live concerts featuring local and international artists.

Monday to Saturday at 8pm

Saturday 15 June 2019


3:00pm Wellington Chamber Music Trust: Leppänen Piano Quartet 

DVORAK: Piano Quartet No 2 in Eb Op 87;

BRAHMS: Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor Op 25 

Vesa-Matti Leppänen (violin), Andrew Thomson (viola), Andrew Joyce (cello), Diedre Irons (piano)

Recorded in St. Andrew's on The Terrace, Wellington by RNZ

8:00pm Orchestra Wellington: Petrouchka

Tabea SQUIRE: Colour Lines (première);

NIELSEN: Violin Concerto in D minor Op 33;

STRAVINSKY: Petrouchka 

Suyeon Kang (violin), Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei, with Arohanui Strings 

Recorded in Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ



17 June 2019

Clarissa Dunn takes you to the best seat in the house

Wallace International Piano Festival: Marta Zabaleta

Marta Zabaleta (piano)

Chopin: Preludes Op 28, Nos 1-5

Granados: Goyescas, Excerpts

Chopin: Preludes Op 28, Nos 11-13

Albeniz: Asturias, from Spanish Suite Op 47

Albeniz: Rondeña, from Iberia Book 2

Albeniz: Mallorca Op 202

Albeniz: Eritaña, from Iberia Book 4

Chopin: Nocturne in G minor Op 37/1

Falla: El Amor Brujo, Suite

MOMPOU: Variation III, from Variations on a theme of Chopin

DONOSTIA: Basque Song

University of Auckland Music Theatre, Auckland (RNZ)

OFFENBACH: Ballet of the Snowflakes - Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski (Archiv 477 6403)

CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in Bb Op 6/11 - New Dutch Academy CO/Simon Murphy (PENTATONE PTC 5186 031)