Music Alive for Saturday 2 March 2019
7.30pm LIVE broadcast direct from newly reopened Christchurch Town Hall
7.30pm Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's Phoenix concert LIVE from the Town Hall
Christchurch Town Hall has reopened to the public after a post-earthquake $167 million refurbishment.
Originally opened in 1972, the Warren and Mahoney designed building employed the brutalist style of architecture current at the time, and pioneering acoustics that made it one of the top concert halls in the country.
Chris CREE BROWN: Phoenix (world première);
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird, Suite;
MOZART: Concerto in Eb for two pianos K365;
RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome
Michael Houstoun (piano), Tony Chen Lin (piano), Woolston Brass, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Northey