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St Peters Hall

Mulled Wine Concerts in Paekākāriki

An intimate concert to warm a chilly winter night, presented by Mulled Wine Concerts.

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Mulled Wine Concerts in Paekākāriki
Mulled Wine Concerts in Paekākāriki

Time & Location

13 Aug 2023, 2:30 pm

St Peters Hall, Beach Road, Paekākāriki 5034, New Zealand

About the event

The Mulled Wine Concerts organisation headed up by Mary Gow will showcase the NZ String Quartet at on 13 August at St. Peter's Village Hall in Paekākāriki. This concert offers Kapiti audiences a chance to experience the quartet as they work their classical magic on a selection from their 2023 repertoire, including pieces by Schubert, Smetana and Ross Harris. 

"The concerts will undoubtedly be popular" says Gow. "We are pleased and honoured to be able to present such a high-level and well-known group of musicians as part of our 2023 Kapiti concert series".

PROGRAMME

Ross HARRIS String Quartet no. 9

SCHUBERT String Quartet in A Minor D804 "Rosamunde"

SMETANA From My Life

ABOUT MULLED WINE CONCERTS

We are a not for profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of top quality classical concerts specialising in the combination of unusual instruments.

The Mulled Wine Concerts is into its fifteenth season of concerts. The concerts are very varied - we have hosted musicians from Holland to Christchurch and Dunedin, Moscow to Australia and all over New Zealand. The organiser, Mary Gow is not afraid to take chances on newly formed groups with highly trained musicians at the top of their profession. Some of the groups have been the Hutt City Brass Band, pianists John Chen, Diedre Irons, Nikolai Saratovsky, Michael Houstoun, Mary Gow, Sarah Watkins, Jian Liu among others, Andrew London Trio, a trombone, harp and soprano trio, the NZTrio, Category Five- a new Reed Ensemble, Diedre Irons and the Zephyr Winds.

Each year, starting on the last weekend of January with a Jazz style concert the season begins. (Past performers at this concert have been Rodger Fox Jazz Ensemble with guests Erna Ferry and NZ icon Ray Woolf, Andrew London trio, Hot Club Sandwich, Dutch pianist Robertus Scharrenborg and well known New Zealander Roger Tibbs).

The entry prices are very reasonable: $30 for adults and $15 for students under 16.

If you would like to be on the mailing list please send an email to marygow@gmail.com.

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