Two exceptional vocalists perform with members of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra online in celebration of New Zealand Music Month.
Singer, composer and musician Ariana Tikao and New Zealand mezzo Bianca Andrew, who's based in Germany, join NZSO players for Shed Series – Voice, curated by Hamish McKeich. It will also be on the RNZ Concert Facebook page if you prefer to watch, and chat, with us there.
Livestream video begins on Friday 8 May at 6:30pm
TAKEMITSU: Voice - Bridget Douglas (flute)
BERIO: Folk Songs
- IV. Rossignolet du bois
- VII. Ballo
- XI. Azerbaijan Love Song
Bianca Andrew (mezzo), Bridget Douglas (flute), Patrick Barry (clarinet), Andrew Thomson (viola), Ken Ichinose (cello), Carolyn Mills (harp), Thomas Guldborg (percussion), Sam Rich (percussion)
TRADITIONAL: Londonderry Air - Bridget Douglas (flute), Georgia Savage (guest piano), Francesca Savage (guest cello)
PETER SCULTHORPE: Threnody: In memoriam Stuart Challender - Sally Isaac (cello)
ARIANA TIKAO arr. MICHAEL NORRIS, lyrics by HIRINI MELBOURNE: Amokura - Ariana Tikao (taonga pūoro, voice), Anna van der Zee (violin), Megan Molina (violin), Julia Joyce (viola), Ken Ichinose (cello), Oleksandr Gunchenko (bass), Carolyn Mills (harp)
ARIANA TIKAO arr. MICHAEL NORRIS: Ka taka te mōtoi - Ariana Tikao (taonga pūoro, voice), Anna van der Zee (violin) Megan Molina (violin), Julia Joyce (viola), Ken Ichinose (cello), Oleksandr Gunchenko (bass)
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