New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland
NZTrio concerts in Warsaw and Kraków
The New Zealand Embassy in Poland, with the support of the New Zealand Ministry of Culture and Heritage and in cooperation with the Warsaw Autumn 2013 Festival and Krakow Musical Academy, invites you to experience New Zealand contemporary music performed by the internationally - acclaimed NZTrio. The concerts will be held on 27 September in Warsaw and 28 September in Kraków and will be free to the public.
Both versatile and genre-busting, NZTrio epitomises the relevance of live music in a digital age.
This group smashes preconceptions of classical music being stuffy and intimidating by engaging their listeners with intimate and dynamic performances.
Each concert is a unique experience. Mixing musical cultures and genres, and often involving collaborations with a diverse range of international artists, NZTrio inspires people of all walks of life to see classical music, both old and new as approachable, essential and meaningful.
Described as a ‘national treasure’, NZTrio (Violinist Justine Cormack, cellist Ashley Brown and pianist Sarah Watkins) celebrated their first decade together in 2012
Date and venue
6pm, Friday 27 September, 2013
Warsaw Autumn 2013 Fringe
The Polish Music Publishing House, ul. A. Fredry 8
6pm, Sunday 29th September
Krakow, Music Academy
Concert Hall, ul. Sw. Tomasza 43
Jack Body (NZ) Fire in the Belly - 8’ (NZTrio commission 2006)
Gao Ping (China/NZ) Su Xie Si Ti (Four Sketches) - 10’ (NZTrio commission 2009)
Samuel Holloway (NZ) Stapes – 10’ (2005)
Claire Cowan (NZ) Subtle Dances - 10’ (NZTrio commission 2013)
Karlo Margetic (NZ) Lightbox - 14' (NZTrio commission 2012)
The above works will have their European premieres in Warsaw.