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Sat, 05 Feb


Nelson Centre of Musical Arts

Flights of Fantasy

This event is part of the 2022 Adam Summer Celebration. Featuring the New Zealand String Quartet, Diedre Irons (piano), Ipu Laga’aia (tenor), Somi Kim (piano), and Helen Webby (harp). Sponsored by Annie Henry.

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Flights of Fantasy
Flights of Fantasy

Time & Location

05 Feb 2022, 2:00 pm NZDT

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts, 48 Nile Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand

About the event

A set of favourite German Lieder are the centrepiece of this concert, flanked by music with vocal inspiration: on one side by Hindemith's Opus 11 No. 4 Viola Sonata, one of his most lyrical works; and on the other by the elegiac and highly expressive Arnold Bax Harp Quintet, reflecting his love of all things Irish, and written in the waning days of WW1. To send you humming into the summer afternoon, Massenet's beloved Meditation for violin and harp will be just the ticket.

Paul Hindemith-  Sonata Opus 11, No. 4

Gillian Ansell (viola), Diedre Irons (piano)

Johannes Brahms - Immer Leiser wird mein Schlummer 

Robert Schumann - Widmung

Franz Schubert - An die Musik 

Franz Schubert - Der Doppelgänger 

Franz Schubert - An Sylvia

Ipu Laga’aia (tenor), Somi Kim (piano)

Arnold Bax - Quintet (1919)

Helen Webby (harp)

NZ String Quartet - Helene Pohl (first violin), Monique Lapins (second violin), Gillian Ansell (viola), Rolf Gjelsten (cello)

Jules Massenet - Méditation from “Thaïs”

Helene Pohl (violin), Helen Webby (harp)

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