In the run-up to its 75th anniversary, Auckland Youth Orchestra courts controversy in Whangarei

New ZealandNew Zealand Mendelssohn, Guilmant, Beethoven: Morag Atchison (soprano), Catrin Johnsson (mezzo-soprano), Jack Bourke (tenor), James Harrison (bass), Nicholas Forbes (organ), Auckland Youth Choir, Auckland Youth Orchestra / Antun Poljanich, David Squire (conductors). Anglican Church, Whangarei, 14.10.2023. (PSe)

Auckland Youth Orchestra performing in Whangarei’s Anglican Church

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Superb and indeed revelatory recital from newly formed Ākarana Piano Quartet in Whangarei

New ZealandNew Zealand Mozart, Bridge, Jennings, Dvořák: Ākarana Piano Quartet (Andrew Beer [violin], Robert Ashworth [viola], Chen Cao [cello], Sarah Watkins [piano]). Old Library, Whangarei, New Zealand, 2.9.2023. (PSe)

Ākarana Piano Quartet (l-r) Andrew Beer, Sarah Watkins, Chen Cao, Robert Ashworth

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