26 Jun 2019

APO makes change ahead of concert

From Upbeat, 1:00 pm on 26 June 2019

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra have made a late change the day before its Pathétique concert featuring works by Ligeti and Tchaikovsky.

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Photo: Adrian Malloch

Originally Russian conductor Mikhail Tatarnikov was to take to the podium, however because of "unforeseen circumstances" he had to pull out of the concert.

New Zealand conductor Hamish McKeich will replace Tatarnikov.

Andrew Beer

Andrew Beer Photo: supplied

Soloist APO Concert Master Andrew Beer will still take centre stage to perform Ligeti's Violin Concerto.

He speaks to David Morriss about the upcoming performance at the Auckland Town Hall.

The APO's Pathétique concert at the Auckland Town Hall will be broadcast live on RNZ Concert from 8pm on Thursday 27 June.