Saturday, 5 May 2018
Russian music in Wellington & Bach in Auckland

3.00pm Michael Houstoun (piano), Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei play Balakirev, Khachaturian and Tchaikovsky.

7.30pm  Curtain Raiser, then five soloists with University of Auckland Chamber Choir, Auckland Philharmonia conducted by Stephen Layton perform Bach and Pärt.

3.00 Michael Houstoun (piano), Orchestra Wellington/Marc Taddei

BALAKIREV: Overture on Russian Themes; KHACHATURIAN: Piano Concerto in Db; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No 5 in E minor Op 64 (recorded in Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ)

7.30 Curtain Raiser

Indra Hughes introduces Bach’s Magnificat in D

7.50 Bach Collage

Sara Macliver, Taryn Fiebig (sopranos), Helen Charlston (mezzo), Andrew Goodwin (tenor), Christopher Richardson (bass), University of Auckland Chamber Choir, Auckland Philharmonia/Stephen Layton

BACH: Cantata No 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!;

PÄRT: Berliner Messe; Collage sur B-A-C-H;

BACH: Magnificat in D

(recorded in the Auckland Town Hall by RNZ)

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