The Karlheinz Company: Suffrage 125 Celebration Concert

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School of Music, Music Theatre

6 Symonds Street

Auckland Central


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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 some 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 (current MMus): Plastic Ocean for flute and percussion

Uwe Grodd, flute

Eric Renick, percussion

Louise Webster (Current DMus): 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. Check out our full list of Festival events at!

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