Ashley Brown (cello) with guest musicians Benjamin Baker (violin) and Stephen De Pledge (piano).
In recognition of the 125th anniversary celebration for women’s suffrage in New Zealand, Braid unleashes an all-female cast of composers. These remarkable women are represented in this powerful tribute by a perfect tangle of traits—enigma in the Clement (NZ), protective embrace in the Kelly (NZ), enduring strength in the Kats-Chernin (Aus), compassion in the Schumann (Ger) and emotional wisdom of the Mendelssohn (Ger).
"...NZTrio, surely this country's most indispensable chamber ensemble." - William Dart, NZ Herald
"…a very powerful display of musicianship which left the audience enthralled. Each musician was both individually and collectively amazing." - Sarah Van Voornveld, Southland Times
"I have never been to a more stimulating concert." - Margot Hannigan, Nelson Mail