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Postponed – NCMA’s Celebration Series: NZTrio perform “Origins”

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The second concert in the Series sees the well-known NZTrio take to the Nelson School of Music Auditorium Stage.


Beethoven Ghost
Turnage A Fast Stomp
Ballard (NZ) *new commission
Yun Piano Trio
Zemlinsky Piano Trio

Origins opens with Beethoven’s mighty Ghost trio to celebrate his birth a quarter of a millennium ago. Then they celebrate the rebirth of NZTrio, introducing this new line-up with a tour through their cultural and musical backgrounds. Works by Mark Anthony Turnage (UK) and Isang Yun (Korea) envelop a brand new work by Sarah Ballard (NZ) deeply inspired by Indian culture and music. (How do these works represent NZTrio? Come along and find out!) To finish, the Trio’s attention turns to the worrying global upsurges of separatism and hatred, so the last word comes from Austrian-American Alexander von Zemlinsky whose Jewish-Muslim upbringing inspires understanding and love.

Duration: Approx. 1.5 hours plus interval

Review quotes:

Surely New Zealand’s most indispensable ensemble. – William Dart, NZ Herald

… a rich mingling of contemporary and romantic, NZTrio’s trademark talent to combine contrasting genres in one performance. The measure of quality of each of these outstanding musicians was the astonishing ensemble sound. – Clare Martin, Radio 13

…the players really delivered on the passion, drawing out every nuance and drop of feeling. – Patrick Shepherd, Christchurch Press

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Ticket prices (excluding service fees)
$35 Adults

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Cash and eftpos available for door sales at Nelson Centre of Musical Arts from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday and one hour prior to the scheduled performance time.

Please contact Nelson Centre of Musical Arts if you require wheelchair seating on 03 548 9477 or [email protected].

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18 April, 2020
7:30 pm
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Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
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Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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