Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Thursday 17th January 2019
NCMA’s inaugural classical and flamenco guitar festival takes place at the recently re-opened Nelson Centre of Musical Arts state of the art facilities from Sunday 13th – Saturday 19th January 2019.
Each evening (from the 14th – 19th January) there will be a concert from the tutors including a special flamenco concert. The final concert on Saturday 19th January will feature the ensemble groups and the combined guitar orchestra.
The Goya Ensemble, a vibrant Nelson based chamber music group that have come together to perform some of the wonderful works that have been composed for classical guitar and strings and are seldom heard in concert. Their repertoire consists of both contemporary and classical works. In this concert they play Boccherini’s famous Quintet in D major with the vibrant ‘Fandango’ final movement, in Flamenco style.
In Amber is a brilliant three movement work by Australian composer Phillip Houghton. Also a piece by French composer Claude Gagnon for two guitars and string quartet. Guitars – Dominique Blatti and Miles Jackson Violins – Margarita and Fleur Jackson Viola – Tamsin Leehouwers Cello – Lissa Cowie