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The Karlheinz Company – Suffrage 125 Celebration Concert

23 Sep 2018


Sunday 23 September 2018, 7.30pm - Sunday 23 September 2018, 9.30pm


University of Auckland Music School, 6 Symonds Street, Auckland

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The Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries


The University of Auckland School of Music contemporary music ensemble The Karlheinz Company celebrates Suffrage 125 with a concert of women's music as part of the annual School of Music Festival.

This celebration concert brings together School of Music students, staff, alumni and very special guests to perform works by female composers from New Zealand and abroad.


Ethel Smyth: March of the Women

  • Karen Grylls, conductor
  • Female Choir

Kaija Saariaho: Prelude for piano

  • Modi Deng, piano

Garling Wu: Island Universes for dancer and electronics

  • Xiaofeng Sophie Yu, dancer
  • Garling Wu, diffusion

Janet Jennings: A Bird, a Fruit, and a Beast

  • Carla Camilleri, speaker
  • Imogen Morris, recorder
  • Eddie Giffney, harpsichord
  • Edith Salzmann, cello

Eve de Castro-Robinson: ben/bsn for bassoon

  • Ben Hoadley, bassoon.


Sophie Mashlan: Song for voice and guitar

  • Sophie Mashlan, singer

Leonie Holmes: Dance of the Wintersmith, for violin and piano

  • Sarah Watkins, piano
  • Andrew Beer, violin

Linda Dallimore: Plastic Ocean for flute and percussion

  • Uwe Grodd, flute
  • Eric Renick, percussion

Louise Webster: Cries of Kathmandu, for six voices and string quartet

  • Tecwyn Evans, conductor
  • Ella Ewen, soprano
  • Morag Atchinson, soprano
  • Catrin Johnsson, alto
  • Jack Timings, tenor
  • Gregory Camp, baritone
  • Rowan Johnston, bass
  • Andrew Beer, violin
  • Juri Cho, violin
  • David Samuel, viola
  • James Yoo, cello

Free admission. Seating is unallocated.

Wheelchair accessible via the side entrance to the School of Music foyer on Charles Nalden Lane.

This event is part of the School of Music Festival - a celebration of music at the University of Auckland. The festival will showcase the School's diverse musical life and give an insight into the day-to-day life of students and staff.

Visit our website to see the full list of festival events.