Get ready as conductor "Uwe Grodd":/contributor/performer/1527 takes the Manukau City Symphony Orchestra for a journey of musical adventure.
Discover the different instruments of the orchestra and how music can depict stories. Hear a storm coming and the cavalry charge gallop in the William Tell Overture. Hear Villa Lobos’ train gather speed and the gentle sounds of flute and harp in New Zealand composer Gareth Farr's Taheke. Special guest narrator Tamati Coffey will tell the story of the Emperor and the Nightingale set to music by Jenny McLeod and who knows – will Darth Vader appear when the orchestra plays Star Wars?
October 12, 2008 4:00PM
Genesis Energy Theatre