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The individual players are distinctive but they work magnificently as a harmonious team.
Flautist Luca Manghi is originally from Parma in Italy, studied in Paris and with James Galway and was Principal Flute of Orchestra Filarmonica di Parma. Based in New Zealand since 2007, Luca is well known to local audiences, performing regularly as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the country and also appearing with the NZSO, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Dunedin Symphony and others. He is flute teacher at the Universities of Waikato and Otago.
Pianist David Kelly is the official repetiteur for NZ Opera, and coach and accompanist for the University of Auckland and NZ Opera School. Originally from Christchurch, he was chosen as one of the first PwC Dame Malvina Major Emerging Artists and went on to study and work at the renowned Australian Opera Studio in Perth.
Programme includes clever arrangements of the raucous sensuality of Bizet’s Carmen and Vivaldi’s exciting Concerto Grosso ‘The Night’;
- VIVALDI Concerto “La Notte”
- DONIZETTI Trio in F major
- CHRIS ADAMS Contemporary Tryptich
- RESPIGHI (arr. Hoadley) Adorazione del Magi
- Interval -
- BEN HOADLEY new work
- JANCOURT Fantasia on Themes from Bellini’s ‘Norma’
- BIZET (arr. Simpson) Carmen Suite
Presented in association with Chamber Music New Zealand | Regional Series 2019