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Sonic Portraits

  • 19 Sep 2019
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Shed 11, Wellington Waterfront, Wellington

In this concert there is one piece with two harps, Waterways by Takemitsu. It's a pretty fantastic piece!

"An evening of intimate chamber music, with five exciting composers from New Zealand and overseas, in the beautiful surroundings of the New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata. With guest soloists French cello virtuoso Séverine Ballon and Wellington-based taonga puoro legend Alistair Fraser, this concert also features the evocative Water Ways by legendary Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu.

Doors open 7pm. Door sales available.


Séverine Ballon (cello)
Alistair Fraser (taonga puoro)
Hamish McKeich (conductor)
Salina Fisher (NZ), Kingfisher (NZ premiere)
Rebecca Saunders (UK), Ire (NZ premiere)
Liza Lim (AUS), An Ocean Beyond Earth (NZ premiere)
Ashley Fure (USA), Soma (NZ premiere)
Alistair Fraser & Simon Eastwood (NZ), Pepe from Te Aitanga Pepeke (The Insect World) (world premiere)
Toru Takemitsu (Japan), Water Ways"

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