Listed in: Festival

Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand

Adam Summer Celebration: Celebrating NZ

Saturday 6th February 2021

Celebrating NZ

In this Waitangi Day celebration of NZ music we welcome Anna Leese to the Festival to sing the touching and fascinating arrangements by Jack Body of some old favourites. These are followed by the NZ premiere of David Taylor’s quintet with marimba, the live premiere of Louise Webster’s atmospheric new quartet finished during Lockdown in 2020, and to send you rocking out the door, Psathas’ riveting dance, Tarantismo.

Jack Body – Songs my Grandmother Sang
Anna Leese (soprano), Richard Mapp (piano)

David Grahame Taylor – Sur/face
Naoto Segawa (marimba), Helene Pohl (violin), Monique Lapins (violin), Gillian Ansell (viola), Rolf Gjelsten (cello)

Louise Webster – This Memory of Earth
Live World Premiere
New Zealand String Quartet

John Psathas – Tarantismo

Saturday 6th February 2pm

Tickets: $40 (fees apply)

NCMA – Auditorium

Sponsored by Dorothy and Alastair Kerr

Family Friendly


February 6




Nelson & suburbs


Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
48 Nile Street, Nelson, New Zealand

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Admission $40

Tickets from PatronBase ph. 035489477.


Ph. 035489477

Additional Info

Official Website


> <