Lamb & Hayward Masterworks

Houstoun Plays Brahms

Saturday 3 October, 7:30pm
Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall

 

Holly Mathieson – Conductor
Michael Houstoun – Piano
Anthony Ferner – Flute

 

Claude Debussy – Lindaraja arr. Bill Hopkins (New Zealand premiere)
Francis Poulenc arr. Cree Brown – Cantilena for Flute 
Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No 4 “Italian” (Listen on Spotify)
Johannes Brahms – Concerto No 1 for Piano  (Listen on Spotify)

DATES

  • 03 Oct
    Saturday 3rd October, 7:30 pm 2020-10-03 19:30:00 2020-10-04 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Lamb & Hayward Masterworks Houstoun Plays Brahms Mendelssohn’s fourth symphony is bursting with exuberance and youthful energy. Inspired by his travels around Italy, it is characterised by bright, sunny melodies and an uplifting freshness. Also featuring in this programme are two exquisite miniatures, Debussy’s Lindaraja, originally composed for two pianos, and Poulenc’s Cantilena both re-imagined in sensitive arrangements for orchestra. New Zealand’s foremost pianist, Michael Houstoun, joins the CSO to perform Brahms magnificent first piano concerto in his final performance with the CSO as he farewells the concert platform. Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall CSO marketing@cso.co.nz Get Tickets

Mendelssohn’s fourth symphony is bursting with exuberance and youthful energy. Inspired by his travels around Italy, it is characterised by bright, sunny melodies and an uplifting freshness.

Also featuring in this programme are two exquisite miniatures, Debussy’s Lindaraja, originally composed for two pianos, and Poulenc’s Cantilena both re-imagined in sensitive arrangements for orchestra.

New Zealand’s foremost pianist, Michael Houstoun, joins the CSO to perform Brahms magnificent first piano concerto in his final performance with the CSO as he farewells the concert platform.