A classic Second World War story by Paul Gallico was the inspiration for John Ritchie’s work for flute and orchestra, ‘The Snow Goose’. Completed in 1982, the work also exists in an adaptation for flute and piano. It is performed in this Resound film by the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra.
Our appreciation to SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music for the production and Radio New Zealand Concert for the sound recording of this film.

Peter Adams’s ‘Huriawa – Prelude and Variations for Orchestra’ draws on the history, atmosphere and character of the Karitane Peninsula, 35kms north of Dunedin, the site of a major 18th-century fortification. The work’s premiere by the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra (conductor Tecwyn Evans)

Our appreciation to SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music for the production and Radio New Zealand Concert for the sound recording of this film.

The DSO video of the premiere performance of ‘Gallipoli to the Somme’ composed by Anthony Ritchie and performed on 1 October 2016 at the Dunedin Town Hall.

Conductor: Simon Over, Soloists: Anna Leese (Soprano) and Martin Snell (Bass) with the City Choir Dunedin and Southern Youth Choir.

Our appreciation to SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music for the production and Radio New Zealand Concert for the sound recording of this film.

World premiere performance of the Violin Concerto composed by Anthony Ritchie with soloist Bella Hristova (violin) and the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra ( then Southern Sinfonia) (conductor Tecwyn Evans) at the Dunedin Town Hall, 31 May 2014.

Our appreciation to SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music for the production and Radio New Zealand Concert for the sound recording of this film.

JOHN RITCHIE: Concertino for Clarinet and String Orchestra performed by the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra (then Southern Sinfonia) conducted by Simon Over with clarinet soloist Michael Collins on 15 and 16 August 2015 at the King’s and Queen’s Performing Arts Centre.

Our appreciation to SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music for the production and Radio New Zealand Concert for the sound recording of this film.

JOHN RITCHIE: Suite No.1 for Strings performed by the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra (then Southern Sinfonia) conducted by Simon Over on 15 and 16 August 2015 at the King’s and Queen’s Performing Arts Centre.

Our appreciation to SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music for the production and Radio New Zealand Concert for the sound recording of this film.