Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Auckland, New Zealand

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May 2017
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AucklandMasaaki Suzuki and Juilliard415

Bach, Handel
Masaaki Suzuki; Juilliard415; Rebecca Farley

AucklandMountain King

Grieg, Brahms, Nielsen
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; Giordano Bellincampi; Ilya Gringolts


Bizet: Carmen
Francesco Pasqualetti; Lindy Hume; New Zealand Opera; Nino Surguladze; Tom Randle; James Clayton; Emma Pearson

AucklandPuccini's Manon Lescaut - Opera in Concert

Puccini: Manon Lescaut
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; Giordano Bellincampi; Serena Farnocchia; Massimo Giordano; Dalibor Jenis; Pelham Andrews
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Pushing musical boundaries in Auckland

This was a most impressive showing from the orchestra and conductor in which the works of three influential composers given emotionally engrossing treatment.
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Esfahani's Poulenc the highlight in Auckland

Notwithstanding Esfahani and McKeish’s sterling account of the Poulenc and the orchestra’s thrilling take on The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, this was not a consistent enough concert to be called a complete success.
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Haunting new opera premiered in Auckland

The Bone Feeder was a thought-provoking deliberation on the history, culture and the nature of belonging.
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L'Arpeggiata jazzes up Purcell in Auckland

While maybe not for the musical puritans, this was the perfect showcase for an exceptional group of musicians to demonstrate their formidable technical and interpretative talents and to respectfully give some new vitality to the magical works of Purcell.
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Layton returns to Auckland with Bach and Pärt was the Bach pieces that were the undoubted highlights, particularly the radiant contribution of Sara Macliver.
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Strong cast opens Handel's Oreste in Auckland

This performance of Oreste showcased a exceptionally strong young cast keenly in tune with Handelian style.
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