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Adam Summer Celebration: Celebrating NZ

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Celebrating NZ

In this Waitangi Day celebration of NZ music we welcome Anna Leese to the Festival to present songs by Anthony Ritchie. These are followed by the NZ premiere of David Taylor’s quintet with marimba, the live premiere of Louise Webster’s atmospheric new quartet finished during Lockdown in 2020, and to send you rocking out the door, Psathas’ riveting dance, Tarantismo.


Anthony Ritchie – Songs my Grandmother Sang
Anna Leese (soprano), Richard Mapp (piano)

David Grahame Taylor – Sur/face
Naoto Segawa (marimba), Helene Pohl (violin), Monique Lapins (violin), Gillian Ansell (viola), Rolf Gjelsten (cello)

Louise Webster – This Memory of Earth
Live World Premiere
New Zealand String Quartet

John Psathas – Tarantismo


Saturday 6th February 2pm

Tickets: $40

NCMA – Auditorium

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6 February, 2021
2:00 pm
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Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
48 Nile St
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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