Music Alive for Tuesday 10 April 2018
Piano duo Anderson and Roe were in Auckland at the start of the 2018 Auckland Arts Festival. They are highly virtuosic and give all their repertoire a thorough work over, inserting their own musical vision into the pieces.
This concert was recorded by RNZ at the Auckland Town Hall on March 10, 2018.
Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Roe play their own arrangements of most works they perform. In this concert they played:
Bernstein / Anderson & Roe: Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
John Adams – Hallelujah junction
Anderson & Roe: Hallelujah Variations, their own variations on a Theme by Leonard Cohen
The Beatles / Anderson & Roe: Let it Be
Bernstein / Anderson & Roe: West Side Story Suite
Gluck / Anderson & Roe: Ballet from Orphee et Eurydice
Bizet / Anderson & Roe: Carmen Fantasy
Piazzola / Anderson & Roe: Libertango
Thiele & Weiss / Anderson & Roe: What a wonderful world
Khatchaturian / Anderson & Roe: Sabre Dance