Sunday 27 August

Michael Houstoun and Bella Hristova

“A player of impressive power and control…she brought the audience to its feet.”


Venue: Raumati Uniting Parish Church

10 Weka Rd, Raumati Beach

Doors open 1:45pm for 2:30pm start

Please note that this concert is not part of the 2023 subscription season. Tickets for this concert are $30, or $5 for students (age up to 25).

Michael Houstoun (piano), Bella Hristova (Violin)



Sonata for Violin and Piano


Sonata in G for Violin and Piano


Sonata Posthume for Violin and Piano


Sonata in A for Violin and Piano, Opus 13

A warm friendship and magnificent musical collaboration formed after Bella’s appearance and First Prize in the Michael Hill International Violin Competition. Michael’s tireless support and encouragement of young players in the competition brings us all a rich musical bounty.  


You can purchase single tickets:

  • at the door by cash, EFTPOS or credit card, unless we sell out.
  • at any time before the concert from New World, Waikanae (cash only).
  • until noon on Saturday from Moby Dickens, Paraparaumu Beach (cash only).
  • until Friday evening by direct credit to account 02 0591 0018930 00 – put your name, phone number and the concert in the reference fields. Your tickets will be waiting at the concert door. (If you pay after Friday, we may not know about it until Monday and will not know to prepare your tickets.)
  • until Saturday afternoon by credit card – phone our Treasurer Paul Dunmore at 022 345 5316. Your tickets will be waiting at the concert door.

We encourage you to make use of one of the advance purchase options rather than queuing to pay at the door. We control the number of tickets issued to our agents, so we know that we can honour all pre-sold tickets. However, we may not be able to admit everyone who wants to buy tickets at the door. We do not reserve seats for concert-goers who have not paid.