Riveting violin-and-piano duo Andrew Beer and Sarah Watkins appearance in the International Society for Contemporary Music’s (ISCM) World New Music Days 2022, a Festival coming to Aotearoa for the first time in 100 years - see iscm2022nz.com
Expect the unexpected in this concert of new music for violin/viola and piano: bright and brooding, playful and sombre musical works from Belgium, Switzerland, Israel, China, Canada and Aotearoa New Zealand. This event is presented for local and international visiting audiences as part of the ISCM2022 World New Music Days 23-30 August - click here.
Denis Bosse (Belgium) – Alarme
Josiah Carr (NZ) – Dance
Salina Fisher (NZ) – Reflect
Esther Flückiger (Switzerland) – Guarda i lumi
Reuben Jelleyman (NZ) – Variations
Rui Liu (China) – Memory of Mount Yimeng
Rodney Sharman (Canada) – Gratitude
Gillian Whitehead (NZ) – Tōrua
Menachem Zur (Israel) – Sonatina for Viola and Piano
Audience notes: This show will be filmed
Hosted by - Te Rōpu Kaitito Puoro o Aotearoa // The Composers Association of New Zealand Festival Director - Glenda Keam
Auckland City of Music
University of Auckland
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