At times like these, we all must Play Our Part. The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will still perform online for all New Zealanders tonight at 7.30pm, Wed 25 March at nzso.co.nz/live after adapting our free livestream performance.
NZSO Concertmaster Vesa-Matti Leppänen and several Section Principals, and pianist Stephen De Pledge each play a favourite pieces of music from home.
Joining Vesa-Matti Leppänen and Stephen De Pledge will be Section Principal Cellist Andrew Joyce, Section Principal Harpist Carolyn Mills, Section Principal Flautist Bridget Douglas with other players to be confirmed.
Play Our Part premieres tonight for free at nzso.co.nz/live 7.30pm
CAROLYN MILLS, Section Principal Harp
JS BACH arr. Carolyn Mills – Goldberg Variations I. Aria
VESA-MATTI LEPPÄNEN, Concertmaster
JS BACH – Violin Partita No.2 III. Sarabande, IV. Gigue
ANDREW JOYCE, Section Principal Cello
Traditional arr. Andrew Joyce – El cant dels ocells
BRIDGET DOUGLAS, Section Principal Flute
JS BACH – Partita for Solo Flute III. Sarabande, IV. Bourrée anglaise
STEPHEN DE PLEDGE, Guest Soloist Fortepiano
JS BACH – Goldberg Variations I. Aria
Samuel Jacobs, Section Principal Horn
Britten – Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings I. Prologue