Category 2015 Adam Chamber Music Festival

Adam Festival School Wrap Up: Strong Bonds and Laughing Fits

Regular chamber music blogger and cellist Lavinnia Rae, was at the 2015 Adam Chamber Music Festival Summer School which School Manager Annette Monti recently blogged about. We thought there’s no better way to finish off the Ten Days of Chamber Music Festival blogging than by hearing from the very ‘sound hands’ that the future of NZ […]

2015 – After Day Ten: In very sound hands

The Adam Chamber Music Festival may finish on Day Ten, but the chamber music making in Nelson is by no means over. Each year the Adam Chamber Music Festival Directors also run a Summer School for young chamber musicians. Blogger and Summer School Manager Annette Monti shares what happens in the week that follows the […]

2015 – Day Ten: Cries on the final day

A whirlwind ten days it has been. Before we let Korimako blog the final of it all, we (the folks running this blog) want to say a big thank you to all the contributors this year: ‘Tristan’, Linley, Jacquetta, Korimako, Les and Peter – Thanks for sharing the delights of the 2015 Adam Chamber Music Festival with […]

2015 – Day Nine: A Tribute

As the final weekend of the Adam Chamber Music Festival approaches we welcome a new blog contributor, but a man who is no stranger to chamber music in NZ. Retired Professor Les Holborow is a past member of both the Chamber Music NZ and Musica Boards and long term attendee of the Adam Festival and […]

2015 – Day Eight: Casual listeners all over town

Our bellbird blogger, Korimako introduces a young ensemble who are benefiting from a wonderful Adam Chamber Music Festival initiative and gives his opinion on a repeat concert (Day Six) by the Ying Quartet… Thursday 5 Feb – from ‘Korimako’ (written 6 Feb) Korimako began day four of the Festival by visiting St Joseph’s School to hear […]

2015 – Day Seven: Undone by a heart-rending melody

A fine day at the 2015 Adam Chamber Music Festival, our blogger ‘Tristan’ shares it all from engrossing discussions, to operas and many hands at not so many keyboards… Wednesday 4 Feb – from ‘Tristan’ (written 5 Feb) This morning’s conversation was with the conductor of one of the two main guest ensembles at this year’s festival: […]

2015 – Day Six: The Day of the Lake

Hard to believe it is already the second half of this jam-packed, music-filled Adam Chamber Music Festival, but there you go. The question is, will the second half rattle to an explosive end or will it work towards a gentle and relaxing finish? No doubt our bloggers will reveal all as it unfolds. And here […]