Robert Ibell is a renowned chamber music exponent having played with the Nevine and Aroha Quartets and with Stroma, fortepiano-cello duo Hammers & Horsehair and indie-folk-rock group Milkthistle. He has played with the NZSO since 1993 and records with RNZ Concert.
Dunedin-born Wellingtonian Rachel Thomson gained a doctorate in piano performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music in the US. She regularly performs with some of the New Zealand’s leading musicians. She is a member of various chamber ensembles including the Koru Trio. She also records for RNZ Concert.
In Cello Journey the pair travel around the globe exploring different musical cultures, styles and periods.
Manuel de Falla - Suite Populaire Espagnole
Salina Fisher (NZ) - Mono no aware (物の哀れ)
Clara Schumann - Three Romances Op 22
Dmitri Shostakovich - “Adagio” & “Springtime Waltz” from ‘The Limpid Stream’
Nadia Boulanger - Three Pieces for Cello & Piano
Johannes Brahms - Cello Sonata No 2 in F major Op 99
This concert is presented in association with Chamber Music NZ