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Saturday 10th February 2024
Hungarian pianist Dénes Várjon and New Zealand String Quartet present Bartók’s early Piano Quintet is a dramatic and powerful work super-charged with expressivity, showing the influences of Brahms, Debussy, Liszt and Strauss and the beginnings of Bartók’s fascination with folk music. To the best of our knowledge this is a New Zealand premiere.
But first up is Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody ‘Héroïde-élégiaque’, setting the heady tone for the delights to come.
Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No 5 ‘Héroïde-élégiaque’ – Izabella Simon
Bartók – Piano Quintet in C major – Dénes Várjon (piano), New Zealand String Quartet
Duration: 75 minutes, no interval
February 10, 2024
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Nelson & suburbs
Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
48 Nile Street, Nelson, New Zealand
$45 + service/booking fees
Tickets from Nelson Centre of Musical Arts ph. +64 3 548 9477.