Our News

New Concert Lovers’ Pass

Sep 8, 2016

The response to our Festival Passes, which went on sale only 7 days ago, has been astounding and we thought we’d let you know that we only have a couple left for sale. We know this will be a disappointment for many concert lovers who are planning to come to the Festival, so we’ve established…

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Sotheby’s Gala Dinner

Sep 8, 2016

A gourmet meal, fine wines, a surprise selection from the festival programme, a chance to catch up with old friends… what better way to start your Festival immersion! The popular gala dinner will again be held at Mahana Estates (formerly Woollaston Estates) and will include cameo performances by the New Zealand String Quartet, Goldner Quartet,…

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Festival Highlights

Aug 31, 2016

Festival highlights are really too many to mention here but include Joanne Roughton-Arnold performing in Iris Dreaming, we will have 12 cellists on stage in our mini Cello Festival and Gareth Farr has been commissioned to write a String Octet for the combined Goldner and New Zealand string quartets.

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International Guests

Aug 31, 2016

James Campbell, dear friend and clarinettist supreme, joins us from Canada, Ian Rosenbaum flies from New York and shows us how to fly on a marimba and Dénes Varjon joins us from Hungary to be our principal festival pianist. Read more on our performers page here.

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Festival Passes On Sale

Aug 31, 2016

For the most dedicated chamber music enthusiast we’re again offering a Festival Pass that will give premium seat entry to all festival events (except the Gala Dinner).In addition to enjoying the best seats in the house, Festival Pass holders are offered two very special complimentary and exclusive events. The first is a trip to the…

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2017 Festival Programme Launched

Aug 31, 2016

2017 Festival Programme Launched We’re thrilled to announce the much anticipated launch of our 2017 Festival Programme! Join us for 10 days of wonderful music making with international artists the Goldner Quartet (Australia), Dénes Varjon (piano, Hungary), Matthew Barley (cello, UK), James Campbell (clarinet, Canada), Ian Rosenbaum (marimba, US), Izabella Simon (piano, Hungary) and Andrew…

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Download Your Photo

Mar 3, 2015

    Here’s a photo of our Festival Pass goers and VIPs with the Song Company at Waimea West. Click on the thumbnail to download a full resolution photograph.

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What a weekend

Feb 2, 2015

The Grand Opening Concert on Friday night set the scene for a Festival that is delivering on every level – a massively varied programme (from Golijov to Schumann) and stunningly virtuosic performance. The review said it all, ‘The Grand Opening of the Adam Chamber Music Festival showed yet again that this biennial event id world…

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