Musica NZ ends their festive 40th anniversary season with Puccini’s
Italian opera-style Messa di Gloria and
Mozart’s much loved Concerto for flute
is one of only two true double
concertos composed by Mozart and Bach Musica NZ is delighted to welcome highly acclaimed New Zealand
harpist Ingrid Bauer for her debut with the orchestra. Bauer has been described
as ‘undoubtedly one of the best harpists of her generation in Australasia’. She
will be joined by award-winning international flautist Luca Manghi.
& Artistic Director Rita Paczian has chosen one of her favorite
choral compositions and one close to her heart: 37 years ago she performed this
Puccini mass in her final conducting exam; interestingly, the same Messa di Gloria was also Puccini’s
graduation show piece from the Istituto Musicale Pacini in 1880. Vocal
soloists are tenor Derek Hill, Freemasons
Resident Artist with NZ Opera, and Australian bass-baritone Nicholas Dinopoulos.
the performance the audience is invited to join the performers and the Bach
Musica NZ management team for the official launch of their 2018 Subscription
Series in Town Hall's Supper Room. Complimentary wine and cheese will be
WHEN Sunday, 10 December, 5pm -
Town Hall, Great Hall
WHAT W.A. Mozart Concerto for
flute and harp in C Major G.
Puccini Messa di Gloria
Music NZ – chorus & orchestra
SOLOISTS Ingrid Bauer harp
Derek Hill tenor
CONDUCTOR Rita Paczian
$25-$65, $10 children & students with I.D.
Book now at www.ticketmaster.co.nz
0800 111 999, 09 970 9700
Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
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