Sunday Concerts

Wellington Chamber Music presents chamber music concerts in its Sunday Concerts series on selected Sunday afternoons at 3 pm at St Andrew’s on the Terrace. Concerts usually finish before 5 pm.

The 2024 series has 8 concerts rather than 7 with new ticket options. The first concert is on 14 April 2024 and the last concert 25 August 2024.

Click to download a summary of the 2024 series (PDF)

Booking options:

Seating for all concerts will be by General Admission.

Full series subscribers *SAVE 25% on single ticket prices.

A standard subscription is $240 and an under 26 subscription $70.

A new Pick 6 option is $210 for six chosen concerts.

Single adult tickets are $40 each. For people under 26, single tickets are $10. One school-aged child may attend for free with each adult who has paid full-price for a ticket.

A. Postal or email Bookings:

Series subscriptions (all 8 concerts), Pick 6 and individual concerts

Postal or email bookings for the full series are available only through Wellington Chamber Music Trust, up to the day of the first concert 14 April 2024.

Pick 6 is also available only through Wellington Chamber Music Trust, up until 12 May 2024 (the date of the third concert) when there will be 6 concerts remaining.

You can also purchase tickets to individual concerts directly from us.

Direct bookings require internet banking or direct deposit to our bank account – but do not have fees.

Click to download the one-page Booking Form

Print and complete the Booking Form and either email it to sundayconcertsnz@gmail.com or post to:

Wellington Chamber Music Trust 23 Ngatoto Street Ngaio Wellington 6035

Alternatively, just send us an email.

B. Eventfinda Bookings for individual concerts:

Payment may be by credit card or internet banking, but fees apply:

1. Booking online at Eventfinda www.eventfinda.co.nz/;

2. Booking over the counter at ‘Visitor i-Sites’ in Wellington, Lower Hutt, Carterton, Masterton and Martinborough;

3. Phoning Eventfinda: 0800BUYTIX or 0800 289-849

Notes: • Eventfinda will not accept postal bookings or payment by cheque. • Tickets for all online and phone bookings will be emailed to you.

Fees: There may be both a booking fee and a payment fee

Booking fees: • Online: No charge • Visitor i-Sites: $3 per ticket • Phone: $4.50 per ticket

Payment fees: • Credit card: 2.5% of the ticket price • EFT/POS at Visitor i-Sites: No charge

C. Door sales:

Only cash will be accepted If a concert has not sold out beforehand, you can buy tickets at the venue from 2:30 pm on the day of the concert.

Subscription tickets will also be available at the door on the day of the first concert only.

Attending our concerts

Find out how to get to St Andrews on The Terrace.

Free programmes are provided at each concert.

Unfortunately, there are no refreshments available.

Disability Access

There is disability access and space for wheelchairs at the venue.

Parking

Car parking is available in nearby parking buildings on The Terrace or Bolton Street and on nearby streets.

Concert reminders

If you would like to keep up to date with our activities and receive concert reminders, join our mailing and/or email lists by emailing us your contact details or register on the website.

New to chamber music?

Chamber music is classical music originally intended to be performed in small places (small halls, even home living rooms), by small groups of musicians (usually one to four, though sometimes up to eight).

Chamber music ensembles traditionally include duos, string trios, string quartets, piano trios, piano quartets and wind ensembles, as well as solo piano.

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Season 2024


Wellington Chamber Music proudly presents Sunday Concerts 2023 – eight concerts featuring some of New Zealand’s finest musicians.

The programmes feature a wide range of mainstream classics alongside newer works by composers from New Zealand and elsewhere.

Morton Trio and Friends

Sunday 28 April 3:00 pm

St. Andrew's on The Terrace

Ernő Dohnányi, Sextet, Op 37 (1935)

Krzysztof Penderecki, Sextet (2000)

This concert is presented in partnership with Chamber Music New Zealand.

Ibell/Thomson (cello/piano)

Sunday 12 May 3:00 pm

St. Andrew's on The Terrace

Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata for Piano & Cello in D major, Op 102 No 2

Alex Taylor, Four Little Pieces

Leos Janáček, Pohádka (Fairytale)

Robert Schumann, Fantasy Pieces Op 73

Claude Debussy, Sonata for Cello & Piano

Zoltán Kodaly, Sonata for Cello & Piano Op 4

Andrew Joyce & Jian Liu (cello/piano)

Sunday 09 June 3:00 pm

St. Andrew's on The Terrace

Johann Sebastian Bach, Gamba Sonata No 3 in G minor, BWV1029

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Six Studies in English Folk Songs

Dorothy Buchanan, Soliloquy for Two

方岽清 (FANG Dongqing), 林冲 (Lin Chong)

Paul Hindemith, Phantasiestück in B major, Op 8 No 2

Johannes Brahms, Sonata in F major, Op 99 (1886)

This concert is presented in partnership with Chamber Music New Zealand.

Duo Enharmonics

Sunday 07 July 3:00 pm

St. Andrew's on The Terrace

Bach/Kurtág, Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (God’s time is the very best time)

Franz Schubert, Fantasy in F minor D.940

Ravel/Garban, La Valse

John Psathas, Fragment

Sergei Rachmaninov, Six Morceaux Op 11

Strauss/Anderson, Blue Danube Fantasy

Henry Wong Doe (solo piano)

Sunday 21 July 3:00 pm

St. Andrew's on The Terrace

Franz Josef Haydn, Sonata in E minor, Hob XVI: 34

Leone Holme, Perspectives (newly commissioned)

Alberto Ginastera, Sonata No 1, Op 22

Frédéric Chopin, Nocturne in D flat major, Op 27 No 2

Modest Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition

Aurum Trio (flute/cello/harp)

Sunday 04 August 3:00 pm

St. Andrew's on The Terrace

Maurice Ravel, Sonatine en Trio

Ernst von Dohnanyi, Ruralia Hungarica Op 32 (cello and harp)

Marc Berthomieu, Cinq Nuances (flute and harp)

Jacques Ibert, Deux Interludes

Claude Debussy, Reverie

Heitor Villa-Lobos, The Jet Whistle (flute and cello)

Georges Bizet, Entr’acte (Carmen)

Emil Kronke, Cavatina and Tarantella from “Suite Italienne”

Ghost Trio (piano trio)

Sunday 25 August 3:00 pm

St. Andrew's on The Terrace

Robert Schumann, Piano Trio No 1, Op 63 (1847)

Kaija Saariaho , “Light and Matter” (2014)

Leonie Holmes, “…when expectation ends” (2014)

Maurice Ravel , Piano Trio in A minor (1914)

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