Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Friday 17th July 2020
The Italian Piano Duo Spina & Benignetti is one of the most talented and acclaimed piano duo in Europe. Their album “Lifetime” including works of Mozart, Rachmaninov and Barber won the Gold Medal as Best Duo, Best Emerging Artist and Best Album at the 2017 Global Music Awards in USA.
Coming from a strong musical lineage with backgrounds as soloist and chamber musicians, the duo have appeared as soloists in orchestras across Italy, France and The Netherlands. The duo performs regularly throughout Europe, and they have also toured across South Africa, Asia, Australia and the USA. 2019 has been one of their busiest years to date, with over 50 concerts played in just 6 months.
The piano duo are Official Yamaha Artists and have been proudly sponsored by them since December 2017.
For their debut at NCMA they present a beautiful programme dedicated to works for piano duet. In the first part they will play two major works of Franz Schubert: the Fantasia in f minor D940 and the Eight Variations on an Original Theme D813. The second part of the recital will celebrate the French’s music including pieces of Camille Saint-Saëns, Cecile Chaminade, Francis Poulenc.
Nelson & suburbs
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
48 Nile Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Adults $30, Student $15 + service fees
Tickets from Ticket Rocket ph. 0800 224 224.
Ph. 03 548 9477