Part of the City of London Festiva, this concert is the London première of the full set of Landscape Preludes – short piano pieces by New Zealand’s 12 leading composers, inspired by the stunning and varied landscapes of their beautiful country. Commissioned by Stephen de Pledge, this cycle of pieces represents the distinctive creative voices of New Zealand and reflects their sense of place, perfectly capturing the essence of this year’s Festival.
Stephen de Pledge - piano
12 enchanting miniatures by New Zealand's leading composers:
Gillian Whitehead, Ross Harris, Lyell Cresswell, Gareth Farr, Dylan Lardelli, Eve de Castro-Robinson, Jack Body, Samuel Holloway, Michael Norris, John Psathas, Jenny McLeod and Victoria Kelly
(London première of complete set)
Supported by the University of Auckland
July 4, 2011 12:05PM
St Margaret's Church