A Distinctly Italian Flavour At NCMA


Think of Italy and it conjures up images of art, architecture, the food and the sounds of Vivaldi, Verdi, Tartini and more.

For a taste of Italian chamber music on Sunday 11thAugust, head along to Nelson Centre of Musical Arts as the NCMA Chamber Orchestra perform Viva L’Italia as part of NCMA’s Celebration Series.

The group who are directed by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra’s assistant concertmaster, violinist Donald Armstrong will perform music by Vivaldi, Tartini, Respighi, Puccini, Morricone and Geminiani.

Italian born trumpeter Raffaele Bandoli will feature as a soloist, performing the Tartini Trumpet Concerto in d major and Fleur Jackson and Juliet Ayre will feature as soloists alongside Donald Armstrong in Vivaldi’s Concerto for Three Violins and Strings.

NCMA’s Celebration Series presents Viva L’Italia at NCMA on Sunday 11thAugust at 3:30pm. Tickets are $30 + service fee and available at ticketdirect.co.nz

This concert is proudly supported by La Comida.

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