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February 2020

NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series: 2021 Adam Troubadours

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map
Troubadours

The 2021 Adam Troubadours are a group of New Zealand’s leading young chamber musicians who have been appointed to undertake the Adam Chamber Music Festival’s successful development programme which is a popular feature of its festivals. Grace McKenzie violin, Ki Hei Lee violin, Nathan Pinkey, viola and Bethany Angus cello will present a programme of string quartet repertoire to excite and entertain. NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series is proudly sponsored by Nelson Pine Industries. A merchant fee may be charged on…

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NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series: Michael Tsalka Solo Recital

February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map

NCMA Resident Artist Michael Tsalka returns to NCMA for the first time since 2018. For his first solo concert, Michael will perform works by Scarlatti, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin & Grieg. NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series is proudly sponsored by Nelson Pine Industries A merchant fee may be charged on credit and debit card transactions. Cash and eftpos available for door sales at Nelson Centre of Musical Arts from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Tickets also available through all Ticket Rocket…

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NCMA presents International Jazz: Charlie Porter Quartet

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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Two phenomenal jazz artists from the US, Charlie Porter (trumpet) and David Rozenblatt (drums) will join respected NZ musicians Mat Fieldes (bass) and Nick Granville (guitar) for a one-off jazz session in the Nelson School of Music Auditorium. With a sweeping collection of new music, acclaimed trumpeter/composer Charlie Porter gathers a dynamic group of forward-looking musicians to celebrate America's rich immigrant history. In a time when immigration policy has become a heart-wrenching, polarizing topic, Porter felt compelled to reclaim the…

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March 2020

NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series: Mendelssohn Piano Trio

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map

Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49, was completed on 23 September 1839 and published the following year. The work is scored for a standard piano trio consisting of violin, cello and piano. The trio is one of Mendelssohn's most popular chamber works and is recognised as one of his greatest. During the initial composition of the work, Mendelssohn took the advice of fellow composer Ferdinand Hiller to revise the piano part. The revised version was in a more romantic, Schumannesque style with the piano given a more important role in the trio.…

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Album Release Tour New Zealand 2020 – Pangaea

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map
Pangaea

Pangaea are back for their 2nd NZ tour in 2020 to support the release of their debut album. Hailing from India and NZ, the trio performs an exciting fusion of Indian and Western musical styles, bringing ancient art forms into the 21st century and blending classical instruments with modern songs. Pangaea consists of three professional musician who are all highly respected in their fields: Tabla player Saptak Sharma, one of the top young musicians in India and a recent winner…

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Chamber Music New Zealand: JUILLIARD415

March 9 @ 7:30 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map

Next generation baroque, this chamber orchestra of young players from one of the world's most distinguished music schools starts our season with a bang. The New York Times describes Juilliard415 as an ensemble who plays with "consistent poise, and hair-trigger responsiveness" under such prominent artists as William Christie, Jordi Savall and Rachel Podger. For their New Zealand tour, Juilliard415 perform under the leadership of early music legend violinist Robert Mealy in a programme contrasting two baroque styles. "Our programs are…

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Leaving Jackson The Johnny Cash and June Carter Show

March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map
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A love story played out through some of the greatest songs ever written.. Take a step back in time to when country music told a true story of life, love and heartache. From the famous Walk The Line and Folsom Prison Blues to the iconic Ring of Fire. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache. Now JEFF CARTER together with BROOKE McMULLEN bring to…

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NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series: Michael Tsalka Solo Recital

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand

NCMA Artist in Residence, Michael Tsalka takes to the stage for his second solo lunchtime concert where he will perform J.S. Bach, The Art of Fugue BWV 1080 The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080, is an incomplete work by Johann Sebastian Bach. It was most likely started at the beginning of the 1740s, if not earlier. It is one of the most challenging and intense keyboard works of all time. Written in the last decade of his life, The Art of…

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NCMA’s Celebration Series: NCMA Chamber Orchestra

March 14 @ 7:30 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map
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NCMA's Celebration Series is back for 2020. Celebrating the joy of music with 3 special concerts in March, April and May. Audience members will be able to relax and enjoy performances featuring wonderful local, national and international musicians. The first concert in the Series features the NCMA Chamber Orchestra with special guests Michael Tsalka and Richard Mapp. NCMA's Chamber Orchestra is a professional ensemble including many NCMA teaching staff. Michael Tsalka is an acclaimed Dutch/Israeli keyboard specialist, performer and NCMA's…

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NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series: Schubert E-flat Trio

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map

The Trio No. 2 in E-flat major for piano, violin, and violoncello, D. 929, was one of the last compositions completed by Franz Schubert, dated November 1827. Robert Schumann described Schubert’s E flat Piano Trio as “spirited, masculine and dramatic” in contrast to his other more “passive, lyrical and feminine” work in the piano, violin and cello genre, the B flat. The composition is in 4 movements. I. Allegro II. Andante con moto III. Scherzo: Allegro moderato IV. Allegro moderato…

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Angel of Music: A Vocal Journey Performed by Sophie McCarlie

March 21 @ 7:30 pm
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A young woman's powerful sung-through journey of growth, self-belief and ultimate empowerment, featuring songs from Phantom of the Opera, Ghost, Kinky Boots, In the Heights, Mean Girls, Miss Saigon, Wicked and Waitress. Performed by Sophie McCarlie, lead actress and top soprano of New Zealand's Nelson Youth Theatre Company, Angel of Music takes us on a journey through darkness into light, to inspire and empower young women through the gift of song. Sophie's acting credits include Cosette in Les Miserables, Molly…

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NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series: Piano, Mezzo Soprano & Guitar

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts Nelson, 7010 New Zealand + Google Map

Michael (piano), Angelica Minero Escobar (mezzo soprano) and Miles Jackson (guitar) will perform Songs and Dances from Spain and France with works by Sor, Viardot-Garcia and Poulenc. Miles will also accompany Angelica with a set of six seguidillas by Fernando Sor. NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series is proudly sponsored by Nelson Pine Industries A merchant fee may be charged on credit and debit card transactions. Cash and eftpos available for door sales at Nelson Centre of Musical Arts from 9am –…

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