Tales of the 20s

Musicians from the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra perform a concert of vibrant music from or inspired by the 1920s.

The featured work is a new piece by Auckland composer Ben Hoadley. 'Cave Dances' evokes the wild rave parties held in the caves at Whatipū near the entrance to the Manukau Harbour.

The concert was presented by Chamber Music New Zealand.


VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Six Studies in English Folk Song
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trio No 1 Op 8
Ben HOADLEY: Cave Dances
Florence PRICE: Three Pieces for violin and piano
STRAVINSKY: The Soldier's Tale
MARTINU: The Kitchen Revue

Jonathan Cohen (clarinet), Ingrid Hagan (bassoon), Josh Rogan (trumpet), Andrew Beer (violin), Chen Cao (cello), Sarah Watkins (piano)

Recorded by RNZ Concert in Auckland Concert Chamber, 27 October 2020
Producer: Tim Dodd; Sound engineer: Rangi Powick