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Cancer Research Benefit Concert


Sat 15 Feb 2014, 7:30pm–9:30pm

Where: The University of Auckland Music Theatre, 6 Symonds Street, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

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Listed by: ssankaran

After a short summer break Trio Pohádka and Friends is back on stage! Moreover, with two main concerts for 2014!
With your help, the group has raised over 10,000 NZD in the year 2013 and we would like to thank you all for your support!

For the first concert of this year, we are presenting a summer evening of music which wont leave anyone unsatisfied!

1. String quintet for two violins, viola, and 2 cellos in C major by Franz Schubert
2. "Old Toronto Klezmer Suite" for Violin, Clarinet, Cello, Double Bass and Piano by Srul Irving Glick
3. Piano Quintet for piano, 2 violins, viola and cello in A major, Op.81 by Antonín Dvořák

Approximate duration - 2 hours

Violins - Shyam Sankaran and Joo Yeon Lee
Clarinet - John Jang
Viola - Julie Park
Cellos - Lisa Chung and Bruce Baguley
Double Bass - Madeleine Lie
Piano - Petr Tomek

Master of Ceremonies: Acrane Li

This concert opens with one of the finest pieces in the chamber music repertoire - the 1st movement from Schubert's String quintet.

This is followed by an upbeat Old Toronto Klezmer suite by Canadian Jewish composer Srul Irving Glick. This piece is inspired by Eastern European Jewish folk music (Klezmer) and jazz melodies. Written for an nontraditional set of instruments, the piece is a musical image of various scenes from the composer's childhood.

The concert concludes with work of Czech composer Antonín Dvořák - Piano Quintet No2 in A Major. This is a masterpiece filled with tuneful melodies and exciting rhythms that evoke the folk music and dances of Eastern Europe.

Tickets:$15 (Cash only, no Eftpos)
- All proceeds donated to Cancer Research via Cancer Society Auckland

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