ACO 2016 Free admission

ACO musical director Peter Scholes talks to Eva Radich about this year's concerts which include world premieres.

Miss Donnithorne's Maggot

'Miss Donnithorne's Maggot' is an unusual chamber opera by Peter Maxwell Davies, receiving a performance this weekend by the Auckland Chamber Orchestra and mezzo-soprano Claire Scholes. Eva talks to repetiteur David Kelly and director-choreographer Marianne Schultz about the challenges in staging this work.

Bede Hanley - oboe soloist

Canadian-born oboist Bede Hanley will be performing Mozart's Oboe Concerto in C with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this weekend.

Indra Hughes - harpsichord soloist

After playing the fiendish harpsichord part in Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No 5 with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, Indra Hughes wanted a new challenge. He’s wrapping his fingers around the first harpsichord concerto this weekend, and tells Eva about its challenges.

Henry Wong Doe and Peter Scholes

Auckland Chamber Orchestra Piano soloist and conductor for this weekend's Auckland Chamber Orchestra Concert.

Tama Waipara

Tama Waipara performs with the ACO "Golden Bullet", "East Coast Moon".

Midsummer Night's Dream & Trout

This Sunday, the Auckland Chamber Orchestra audience gets to play a work by the ensemble's own music director, Peter Scholes, paired with Schubert's 'Trout Quintet'. Peter tells Eva about his ballet score for 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

John Chen plays Shostakovich

Piano virtuoso returns home from Africa to perform Shostakovich with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra.

Hinewehi Mohi

Hinewehi talks to Eva Radich about recording and performing with the ACO and the Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre

Adrianna Lis performs Voice of the Whale

Polish born principal flutist of the Auckland Chamber Orchestra presenting Voice of the Whale concert.

Christie Cook mezzo soprano

NZ mezzo performing with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this weekend.

Vivaldi with a Difference

Peter talks to Eva Radich about performing Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

Santiago Canon Valencia

Hamilton-based 15 year-old Columbian cellist performing with the Auckland Chamber orchestra.

ACO plays at Matariki

Music Director of Auckland Chamber Orchestra presenting Matariki concert this week.

Claire Scholes sings Berio

The Auckland Chamber Orchestra gives its fourth concert of the year this weekend when Peter Scholes conducts Luciano Berio's Folk Songs, featuring mezzo-soprano Claire Scholes. The Auckland singer and composer is an advocate of contemporary and avant-garde vocal music, known for her intensely theatrical performances.

John Elmsley Reviews Angel at Ahipara

A review of ACO performing Chris Blake's Northland Panels.

Camille Zamora sings La voix humaine

American soprano performing Poulenc's opera 'La Voix Humaine' with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra and Auckland Opera Studio.

Review - Anthony Ritchie

Leonie Holmes reviews last weekend's concert featuring all works by composer Anthony Ritchie.

Composer interview - Anthony Ritchie

NZ composer talks about his works which are being featured in a concert by the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this evening.

Composer interview - Eve de Castro-Robinson

NZ composer whose works are being featured in a concert by the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this Sunday.

Wax Lyrical - conductor James Gardner

Auckland Chamber Orchestra Guest Conductor talks about the ensemble's upcoming 'Wax Lyrical' concert of NZ contemporary music.

Alexa Still - ACO soloist

Sydney based NZ flautist back in the country for Auckland Chamber Orchestra performance and recording of Anthony Ritchie work.

Peter Scholes previews "Serenade" 2008

Bach with Indra Hughes and ACO strings.

Composer interview - John Rimmer

NZ composer being featured in a retrospective concert by the Auckland Chamber Orchestra this Sunday.

ACO celebrates 10th Anniversary

The year 2008 - Patricia Wright, John Rimmer.