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NZ Trio Exotica

11 October 2018

NZTrio, critically acclaimed as 'a national treasure' and 'this country's most indispensable ensemble' present a tapas-style feast of music with vibrant and piquant sounds from Spain, Argentina, Brazil and beyond. Mouth-watering works from Ravel, Piazzolla, Cassad'o and Alb'eniz are performed alongside fresh toe-tapping local delicacies by kiwis Claire Cowan and Alex Taylor.

Joining founding member of NZTrio, Ashley Brown (cello) for Exotica, are Concertmaster for the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Andrew Beer (violin) and internationally renowned solo artist/Senior lecturer at Auckland University School of Music, Stephen De Pledge (piano). This powerhouse ensemble of New Zealand's best have each played extensively throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia, with performances broadcast on TV and radio networks worldwide, and have multiple recordings and accolades to their names.

This concert is presented in support of the Gisborne International Music Competition. A function to launch the 30th anniversary of the GIMC will follow the concert performance.

Time: 7pm - 8.30pm

Venue: War Memorial Theatre, Bright Street

Tickets: $30 + booking fee from www.ticketdirect.co.nz. Tickets purchased on the internet may be picked up at Stephen Jones Photography prior to the date of the show or at the venue 1 hour before the show.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to safety and restricted viewing, children under 10 years are not permitted in the first row of the dress circle (Rows A, B & C upstairs). For wheelchair seating and further information please contact the Theatre phone 06 869 2692 or email [email protected]. Doors and bar open one hour before the show.