Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Thursday 15th April 2021
“Oh, how I wish I could make those who see my work feel the splendours and terrors of the night! One ought to be able to make people hear the songs, the silences, and murmurings of the air. They should feel the infinite.” ― Jean-François Millet
As day gives way to night, pulling a blanket of stars across the vast black sky, it invites you to lean in and listen closely. As your senses are dimmed by the growing darkness, listen… can you hear it?
NOCTURNES is an evocative collection of night-songs for the piano, played by internationally celebrated concert pianist, chamber musician and educator Professor Jian Liu. Journey through a dreamscape of lilting lullabies and cradlesongs alongside night-music of mystery and mischief. Beloved nocturnes by Chopin and Liszt light the way for other gems in an intimate evening that celebrates the purity and power of solo piano.
Hear the songs, the silences, the murmurings. Feel the infinite.
Nelson & suburbs
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
48 Nile Street, Nelson, New Zealand
Adult $39, Child $10, Family of 5 $45, Gold Card/Student/Community Services Card $34 (booking fees apply)
Tickets from NCMA ph. 035489477.