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Mulled Wine Concerts: Harp and Flute

  • 21 Mar 2021
  • 2:30 PM
  • Memorial Hall, 96 The Parade, Paekakariki

Sunday 21 March at 2.30PM

Bridget Douglas - principal flute, NZSO Michelle Velvin - Harp

Music by Faure, Farr, Piazolla, Takemitsu

For more information and tickets: http://www.mulledwineconcerts.com/programme.php

or see below copied from eventfinda

"Michelle Velvin Harp; Bridget Douglas (Principal Flute, NZSO) Flute

Gabriel Faure Sicilienne Op. 78 (1893) 
Toru Takemitsu Toward the Sea III (1989) 
Bernard Andrès Narthex (1971) 
Alan Hovhaness Vision on a starry night Op. 384 (1985) 
Jacques Bondon Swing No. 1 for flute and harp (1973) 


Gareth Farr Taheke Mvt 2 (2001) 
Astor Piazolla Histoire du Tango (1986) Cafe 1930 
Vincent Persichetti Serenade Op. 79(1961) 
Jacques Ibert Entr'acte (1935)

The instrumental combination of flute and harp has been popular with composers for over two hundred and fifty years. With glorious works like Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp of 1778 this combination of instruments has inspired generations of composers. Starting with the romantic French tradition of Faure we take you on a journey through France, Argentina, Japan and Aotearoa New Zealand with a programme of music that uses either dance or the natural world as the genesis for each work. Tickets from marygow@gmail.com  

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