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October 12, 2013 12:00AM

Tall Tales and Tangos | NZSO


Tecwyn Evans – conductor Anton Oliver – narrator New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Programme: TCHAIKOVSKY – Selections from The Nutcracker FARQUHAR – Short Suite from Ring Round the Moon PROKOFIEV – Peter and the Wolf Op.67

Tour dates: Wellington 12th October Dunedin 15th October Gore 16th October Te Anau 17th October Balclutha 18th October Invercargill 19th October

Legendary All Blacks hooker and arts connoisseur Anton Oliver packs down with the NZSO in a concert of tall tales and tangos. Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf introduced millions of children to classical music, and in this performance Oliver narrates the story of how Peter, together with his animal friends, out-smart the devious wolf. In another flight of fancy, sugar-plum fairies and Russian dancers take centre stage in Tchaikovsky’s charming selections from The Nutcracker.. Our dance theme continues as New Zealand composer David Farquhar’s Short Suite from Ring Round the Moon Suite tangos, polkas and waltzes us away.

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October 12, 2013 12:00AM


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