Christchurch Symphony Orchestra – Houston Plays Brahms









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Christchurch Symphony Orchestra – Houston Plays Brahms

May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm NZST

NZD33.83
CSO | Karla Norton Violin

Benjamin Northey – Chief Conductor
Michael Houstoun – Piano
Anthony Ferner – Flute

Claude Debussy – Lindaraja arr. Bill Hopkins (New Zealand premiere)
Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No 4 “Italian”
Francis Poulenc arr. Cree Brown – Cantilena for Flute
Johannes Brahms – Concerto No 1 for Piano

Mendelssohn’s fourth symphony is bursting with exuberance and youthful energy. Inspired by his travels around Italy, it is characterised by bright, sunny melodies and an uplifting freshness.

Also featuring in this programme are two exquisite miniatures, Debussy’s Lindaraja, originally composed for two pianos, and Poulenc’s Cantilena both re-imagined in sensitive arrangements for orchestra.

New Zealand’s foremost pianist, Michael Houstoun, joins the CSO to perform Brahms magnificent first piano concerto in his final performance with the CSO as he farewells the concert platform.

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Date:
May 16
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm NZST
Cost:
NZD33.83
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Website:
https://www.cso.co.nz/lamb-hayward-masterworks-houstoun-plays-brahms

Organiser

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra
Phone:
(03) 943 7797
Email:
office@cso.co.nz
Website:
https://www.cso.co.nz/

Venue

Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall
86 Kilmore St
Christchurch,Canterbury8013New Zealand
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0800 VBASE NZ
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https://www.vbase.co.nz/venues/christchurch-town-hall

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