Four Seasons

With guest soloists Andrew Beer and Ashley Brown, conducted by Justus Rozemond

  • February 13th, 7.30 pm; Holy Trinity Church, Devonport Road, Tauranga
  • February 14th, 3 pm; Harvest Centre, Malfroy Road, Rotorua 

A small group of our Symphonia string players perform alongside two fabulous soloists and guest harpsichordist Chalium Poppy. This is a concert of fascinating contrasts with a common theme, the Four Seasons, as depicted by Vivaldi and Piazzola.

Our soloists

Andrew Beer (violin)

Andrew Beer (Photo by Adrian Malloch)

Andrew has been Concertmaster of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra since 2014. He has performed and broadcast extensively throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia. Outside his busy performing schedule, Andrew teaches privately and at the University of Auckland, and he has been a guest teacher and performer at Harvard and McGill Universities.

Ashley Brown (cello)

Ashley Brown

Ashley is a founder of NZTrio and one of New Zealand’s leading cello soloists, chamber musicians and recording artists. He has succeeded in many local and international competitions and awards and has shared the stage with diverse composers and artists including Michael Houstoun and Neil Finn.  

Programme

Everybody loves Vivaldi’s musical pictures of Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.  In this unusual chamber concert, Vivaldi’s seasons are interspersed with the jazzy, tango-inspired ‘Four Seasons of Buenos Aires’ by the Argentine Astor Piazzolla. 

  • Vivaldi – I Quattro Staggioni (The Four Seasons)  Concertos 1-4
  • Piazzolla  (arr Desyatnikov) –  Estaciones Porteñas (Four Seasons of Buenos Aires)

Tickets

Adult – $20 ; 18 and under – $5

On sale NOW via Eventfinda, and i-Sites in Tauranga (103 The Strand) and Rotorua (1167 Fenton Street).  Booking fees will apply.  

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