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Homewood Trio The Homewood Trio

Mulled Wine Concerts (MWC) proudly presents the Homewood Trio featuring NZSO Flute and Cello principals, Bridget Douglas and Andrew Joyce and pianist Rachel Thomson.

MWC Organiser Mary Gow says the concert at the Paekakariki Memorial Hall on Sunday 11 August at 2.30 pm promises a talented and accomplished trio, a rare combination of flute, cello and piano, and a great programme suitably bringing MWC's 2013 season to a triumphant close..

The programme features works by Haydn, Gaubert, Martinu and Villa-Lobos.

Mary Gow says yet again, concert-goers will be spoilt by an abundance of talent, playing in a very special sea-side venue.

Bridget Douglas is the Principal Flute of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. After graduating from Victoria University, she studied in New York and Chicago winning several competitions including the Artists International Award which resulted in a debut recital at Carnegie Hall. She returned to New Zealand in 1997 to join the NZSO.

Andrew Joyce is Principal Cellist of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. He studied at the Purcell School of Music and the Royal College of Music in London.

Before joining the NZSO in September 2010, Andrew spent five years freelancing in London. He has performed all over the world with the London Symphony and London Philharmonic Orchestras.

Pianist Rachel Thomson graduated from Victoria University with a BMus (Hons) in 1991 and continued her studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music in the United States, where she gained a doctorate in piano performance.

Rachel has won various awards and competitions at home and in the USA, including the New Zealand National Concerto Competition (1993) and the MTNA Collegiate Piano Competition (East Central Division USA, 1997).

Andrew Joyce (Principal cello, NZSO), Rachel Thomson (piano)and Bridget Douglas (Principal flute, NZSO).

Haydn Trio No. 1; Hob XV: 17 (18 mins)

Charles Lefebvre "Ballade" for flute, cello and piano (5 mins)

Villa Lobos "The Jet Whistle" for flute and cello (10 mins)


Gaubert 'Three Water Colours' for Flute, cello, piano (16 mins)

Martinu Trio (20 mins)

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