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This album includes works by Gareth Farr, Michael Williams, David Griffiths, Martin Lodge, and two versions of Island Songs by John Psathas: the piano trio version and the original clarinet, cello, piano instrumenttion. The Ogen Trio (Dmitri Atanassov: violin, James Tennant: cello and Katherine Austin: piano) are joined by Peter Scholes: clarinet, David Griffiths: baritone and members of the New Zealand Chamber Soloists.

Ahi features 6 works for Piano Trio from 5 New Zealand composers including 2007's Classical Album of the Year Award winner John Psathas.

The works are very accessible and diverse featuring dances, lullabies, environmental sounds, and digital effects. They are contemporary New Zealand compositions with great depth.




“Sublime and haunting. A new CD from the Ogen trio has been a long time coming, but worth the wait. This handsome album… acknowledges the pioneering role that the Ogens have played in commissioning and performing NZ music.” - William Dart, NZ Herald