Photo: Tai Nelson
Enjoy a ‘tasting platter’ of a programme, full of vibrant, piquant music from Spain, Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Joining founding member of NZTrio Ashley Brown for Exotica, are Concertmaster for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Andrew Beer, and internationally renowned solo artist/senior lecturer at Auckland University School of Music, Stephen De Pledge. Each has played extensively throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia, with performances broadcast on TV and radio networks worldwide, plus multiple recordings and accolades to their names.
This powerhouse ensemble of New Zealand’s best invite you for an evening of tapas-style music. Works by Ravel, Piazzolla, Cassadó and Albéniz will be served alongside fresh toe-tapping local delicacies by Kiwis Claire Cowan and Alex Taylor.
“How lucky these composers are to have such fine musicians to bring their works to life. What a godsend NZTrio is.” THE CHRISTCHURCH PRESS
WINNER Best Classical Artist, 2017 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards
Andrew Beer - Violin
Ashley Brown - Cello
Stephen De Pledge - Piano
Piazzolla (ARG) - Primavera Porteña
Cassadό (SP) - Piano Trio, 2nd movement
Penaforte (BR) - Capiba
Ravel (FR) - Pièce en forme de Habanera
Taylor (NZ) - burlesque méchanique, a spanner
Ravel (FR) - Tempo di blues
Cowan (NZ) - Subtle Dances
Gerhard (SP) - Piano Trio, Trés calme
Piazzolla (ARG) - Grand Tango
Penaforte (BR) - Maurice
Cassadό (SP) - Piano Trio, 3rd movement