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Salina Fisher, winner of the SOUNZ Contemporary award at the 2016 Apra Silver Scrolls

Photo: RNZ

Winner of the SOUNZ Contemporary Award 2016

Salina Fisher: Rainphase

Awarded at our biggest evening in the music biz – the Silver Scrolls in Auckland, streamed live on RNZ National on the evening of 29 September. Charlotte spoke to Salina this morning in this mini-feature complete with her winning work, Rainphase, along with her brand new work Torino, inspired by Rob Thorne’s playing of the taonga puoro and currently touring around the country for CMNZ.

Salina FISHER: Rainphase           

Performers: NZSO National Youth Orchestra, rec live in the MFC, 2015

RNZ Concert recording

Salina FISHER: Torino

Performers: NZSQ, rec live in the MFC, 17 September 2016

RNZ Concert recording

NZ Trio: selection from the first of their two new CDs on Rattle: Sway

Sway (Rattle D064)

music by NZ composers Claire Cowan and Judy Bailey, Kenji Bunch and Paul Schoenfield from the USA, and Brazilian composer Raimundo Penaforte

Performers: NZTrio

Rattle D 064


NZTrio Photo: Supplied


Philippe Chamouard

Philippe Chamouard Photo: Creative Commons

PHILIPPE CHAMOUARD: Symphony No 7, Les Rêves de l’ombre
Hungarian Symphony Orchestra/Alain Pâris
HORT 549

11:15 New Music Dreams

The Gorilla Variations cover art

The Gorilla Variations cover art Photo: Supplied

Tonight Virginia–based duo Molly Berg and Stephen Vitiello's album that began life as an improvisation for a film about a lonely gorilla housed in a Brazilian zoo.

Molly Berg (voice, various instruments), Stephen Vitiello (various instruments)
12k 2013