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International Akaroa Music Festival 2017 - Summer Music


Sat 14 Jan 2017, 7:00pm–9:00pm

Where: Gaiety Hall, Rue Jolie, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch District

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $36.83 ($33.00 + $3.83 fees)
  • Student Admission: $12.30 ($12.00 + $0.30 fees)
  • Senior Admission: $33.75 ($30.00 + $3.75 fees)
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The festival Orchestra assembles for the Mendelssohn's concerto for violin and string orchestra in d Minor, with the solo part performed by brilliant teen virtuoso Benedict Lim. Chamber music from Mozart, Saint-Saëns and the eighteenth century German composer Kaspar Kummer round out a rich summer evening.

Festival Orchestra, Dir. Donald Armstrong
Benedict Lim, violin/ soloist

Eric Lamb, flute
John Robinson, clarinet
Selena Orwin, bassoon
Slade Hocking, trumpet
Donald Armstrong, violin
Benedict Lim, violin
Serenity Thurlow, viola
Edith Salzmann, cello
Martin Rummel, cello
Kent Isomura, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Duo for flute and cello K 423

Camille Saint-Saëns
Septet in E flat Major, Op 65 for piano trumpet and strings

Kaspar Kummer
Trio in F Major for Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon, Op.32

Felix Mendelssohn
Violin Concerto in d Minor, MWV O 3 for violin and string orchestra