NZ Barok now has its own Youtube channel! Up first is our wonderful bass player Eric Scholes performing the Dittersdorf Bass Concerto. Another treat is the vibrant Kircher Tarantella performed by Jessica Shaw, Kamala Bain (recorders), Jonathan Le Cocq (baroque guitar), Eric Scholes (bass) and Rachel Thomas (castanets).We encourage you to subscribe to our channel so you don’t miss out on more performances as we add them.
Hear our latest live concert recording “The Enchanted Forest: Descriptive Music from the Baroque” broadcast on RNZ Concert on Tuesday 5th May 2020. There are also many more performances to listen to on RNZ Concert FM to brighten your day!
NZ Barok is New Zealand’s only period instrument orchestra.
Comprising leading baroque specialists from all over New Zealand, NZ Barok performs using instruments and playing styles of the period, breathing fresh life and vitality into baroque and classical masterpieces and lesser-known musical treasures from the 18th century.
“…authentic, classy and spirited performances…I certainly look forward to any future opportunities to hear NZ Barok.” Tony Ryan, RNZ Concert
“NZ Barok are a revelation…the distinctive sound of their authentic instruments in perfect balance” Theatre Review
Read more about NZ Barok on Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand