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November 16, 2019

Last Sunday I had the pleasure of performing a Chamber Music Recital at the newly made Art Studio by acclaimed New Zealand Sculptor Terry Stringer.

The concert was held by Chamber Music New Zealand. Performers consisted of my self on the violin, Bridget Douglas - Principle Flutist of the New Zealand...

November 17, 2018

Following the performance at Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch, I flew back to Auckland the next morning for the concert in Auckland - featuring an all new group of musicians for the A New World Ensemble - plus my self, Donald, Benyamin and Eric who also performed in the concert in Christchurch.

Th...

November 15, 2018

For the past couple of moths, I have had the pleasure of co-organizing and then performing last week as concert master in the A New World: Intimate music from Final Fantasy concert tours coming to New Zealand for its first time.

This was a chamber music tour featuring the music from the popular Final...

August 16, 2018

This year we have been touring around Japan through the Isomura Brothers Japan Tour and around New Zealand through the Chamber Music New Zealand tour as the Mazzoli Trio, but last night was surprisingly our first recital of the year in our hometown Auckland!

Watts&Watts hosted us in the All Sain...

March 16, 2018

The Japan Concert Series have officially started as of today! The opening concert was held at St Mathews Church in Morrinsville where we did an early preview performance of the world premiere work by Xu Tang.  Xu was there to hear the performance which was fantastic!

Morrinsville always welcomes us w...

March 8, 2018

Tonight i performed excerpts from Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen at the Old Government House for the University of Auckland DAA Awards Ceremony. It has been my third year performing at this event and every time the audiences have been amazing and it is a great previlage to perform for me to be able to pe...

March 7, 2018

Tonight i went to a concert in Parnell named - 'Distances', with performers Miyata-Yoshimura-Suzuki Trio, Musikfabrik Soloists and Dylan Lardelli.

A beautiful concert of contemporary music performed on traditional Japanese instruments and classical instruments.

I missed the last time Miyata-Yoshi...

March 2, 2018

This afternoon i had an Interview with Richard Beth for an article on NZHerald.

The interview was about the mazzoli trio, the tour, abit about my self and thing coming up.

It should be on the NZHerald this coming Wednesday (edit: Sorry it was next wednesday!) Pick it up and have a read if you are inte...

March 1, 2018

Recently, I had a fantastic opportunity to perform as a String Quartet in concert with my former teacher - Elena Abramova, her husband Greg McGarity and former Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Principle Cellist Eliah Sakakushev-von Bismarc.

After two and half rehearsals - We put together a 2 hour prog...

February 26, 2018

Yesterday was one of two (and a half) Rehearsals for a private concert, playing with my former violin teacher and her husband (both in APO) and the recent former APO principle cellist! It was difficul to prepare the 2h concert programme on top of the up coming  mazzoli trio tour in about a week and...

February 26, 2018

Another fantastic Japan Day this year! We performed early in the morning as one of the opening acts of the festival and was delighted by the amount of people already in the audience even though it was before the actual opening ceremony! We performed two popular works from the Tsunami Violin Concert...

February 9, 2018

The first concert in NZ from the Japan Concert Series have just been announced. We are back in St Mathews Church, Morrinsville for the first concert of the year. The programme will feature a mixture of classical favorites as well as the wondrous music of Japan and a early listen to the World Premier...

February 8, 2018

A new year of tutoring at Northcross has started today. It was nice to see some fresh faces and also some familiar. The school is currently going under major constructions and have gotten rid of half the class rooms - replacing it with a new one soon.

Its was quite sad to see my old class rooms gone,...

January 22, 2018

Hi everyone! Its been just under a month since the last update, but we are excited to finally announce our upcoming concert tour 'Japan Concert Series'.

There are actually still quite a few announcements to come so please be sure to check back every now and then, as the website will be up and running...

December 12, 2017

Tonight I was invited as one of 25 double pass winners to attend the the early screening - New Zealand Premiere showing of Mary and The Witch's Flower. A beautiful animation film made by the brand new Studio Ponoc - with former staff of Studio Ghibli including the Director, Composer and Main Ar...

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