2014 Winner’s Tour > Information

Recognised by past winners as “the most valuable part of the Competition’s prize package”, the 2014 Winner’s Tour offers the past year’s winner, Nikki Chooi, a major performance tour in 14 New Zealand centres and Melbourne, Australia.

  • 3 June 2014 @ 4.00pm  Sistema Aotearoa, Otara, Auckland (Workshop)
    4 June 2014 @ 2.00pm  University of Auckland, Auckland (Masterclass)
    5 June 2014 @ 8.00pm   Auckland Town Hall, Auckland Live, Auckland
    6 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Concert Chamber, Rotorua
    7 June 2014 @ 2.00pm  Waikato University, Hamilton (Masterclass)
    8 June 2014 @ 5.00pm   Gallagher Academy, Hamilton
    9 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Theatre Royal, New Plymouth
    11 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   The Speirs Centre, Palmerston North
    12 June 2014 @ 8.00pm   MTG Century Theatre, Napier
    13 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Charles Luney Auditorium, Christchurch
    14 June 2014 @ 10.00am  Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch (Masterclass)
    15 June 2014 @ 5.00pm   Old St John’s Church, Nelson
    16 June 2014 @ 8.00pm   Auckland Town Hall, Auckland
    20 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington
    22 June 2014 @ 2.30pm   Memorial Hall, Waikanae
    23 June 2014 @ 6.00pm   St Andrew’s Church, Blenheim
    24 June 2014 @ 1.30pm  Rimu Full Primary School, Invercargill (School Workshop)
    24 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Civic Theatre, Invercargill
    28 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Glenroy Auditorium, Dunedin
    29 June 2014 @ 4.00pm   Memorial Centre, Queenstown
    1 July 2014 @ 11.00am   Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre
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    Nikki Chooi with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
    Giordano Bellincampi   Conductor
    Nikki Chooi   Violin
    Robert Ashworth   Viola
    Harris   Aria for viola and string orchestra
    Bruch   Scottish Fantasy
    Webern   6 Pieces for Orchestra
    Schumann   Symphony No 4
    5 June 2014 @ 8.00pm   Auckland Town Hall, THE EDGE
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  • 2014_winners_tour_banner_cmnz_02Nikki Chooi with pianist Stephen De Pledge and Chamber Music New Zealand

    Performed in New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Invercargill, Blenheim & Queenstown
    FREE pre-concert talk in Palmerston North
    Nikki Chooi   Violin
    Stephen De Pledge   Piano
    De Falla   Suite Espagnole
    Gershwin   Preludes
    Ravel   Sonata in G for Violin and Piano
    Beethoven   Sonata No 3 in E flat Op 12
    Jack Body   Caravan for solo violin
    Ravel   Tzigane
    9 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Theatre Royal, New Plymouth
    11 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   The Speirs Centre, Palmerston North
    23 June 2014 @ 6.00pm   St Andrew’s Church, Blenheim
    24 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Civic Theatre, Invercargill
    29 June 2014 @ 4.00pm   Memorial Centre, Queenstown
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    Nikki Chooi with pianist Stephen De Pledge and Chamber Music New Zealand

    Performed in Hamilton, Napier, Dunedin, Rotorua & Waikanae
    FREE pre-concert talk in Napier
    Nikki Chooi   Violin
    Stephen De Pledge   Piano
    Mozart   Sonata for Piano and Violin in E flat K302
    Prokofiev   Violin Sonata No 1 in F minor Op 80
    Ysayë   Sonata for Solo Violin Op 27 No 2
    Jack Body   Caravan for solo violin
    De Falla   Suite Espagnole
    Ravel   Tzigane
    6 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Concert Chamber, Rotorua
    8 June 2014 @ 5.00pm   Gallagher Academy, Hamilton
    12 June 2014 @ 8.00pm   MTG Century Theatre, Napier
    22 June 2014 @ 2.30pm   Memorial Hall, Waikanae
    28 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Glenroy Auditorium, Dunedin
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    Nikki Chooi with pianist Stephen De Pledge and Ashley Brown, and Chamber Music New Zealand

    Performed in Auckland, Wellington, Nelson & Christchurch
    FREE pre-concert talks in Auckland & Wellington
    Nikki Chooi   Violin
    Stephen De Pledge   Piano
    Ashley Brown   Cello
    Mozart   Sonata for Piano and Violin in E flat K302
    Smetana   Piano Trio in G minor Op 15
    Beethoven   Sonata No 3 in E flat Op 12
    Jack Body   Caravan for solo violin
    Ravel   Tzigane
    13 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Charles Luney Auditorium. Christchurch
    15 June 2014 @ 5.00pm   Old St John’s Church. Nelson
    16 June 2014 @ 8.00pm   Auckland Town Hall, Auckland
    20 June 2014 @ 7.30pm   Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington
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    Nikki Chooi with pianist Amir Farid
    Nikki Chooi   Violin
    Amir Farid   Piano
    De Falla   Suite Espagnole
    Gershwin   Preludes
    Ravel   Sonata in G for Violin and Piano
    Beethoven   Sonata No 3 in E flat Op 12
    Jack Body   Caravan for solo violin
    Ravel   Tzigane
    1 July 2014 @ 11.00am   Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre
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  • 3 June 2014 @ 4.00pm  Sistema Aotearoa, Otara, Auckland (Workshop)
    4 June 2014 @ 2.00pm  University of Auckland, Auckland (Masterclass)
    7 June 2014 @ 2.00pm  Waikato University, Hamilton (Masterclass)
    14 June 2014 @ 10.00am  Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch (Masterclass)
    24 June 2014 @ 1.30pm  Rimu Full Primary School, Invercargill (School Workshop)
  • The Michael Hill International Violin Competition 2014 Winner’s Tour is made possible through the exceptional collegiality with partners Chamber Music New Zealand and Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

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    We warmly acknowledge our other tour presenting partners:

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    In addition to the generosity shown by our sponsors, we wish to thank the following companies for their support of the 2014 Winner’s Tour:

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    Tour ground transportation has been provided by Wellington International Airport, printing of the programme book provided by ODT Print, attire for Nikki Chooi provided by Working Style, Queenstown hospitality equipment provided by Party Plus, Queenstown artist accommodation provided by Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa.