Nature Inspired presented by Orchestras Central
Experience an immersive and intimate connection with well-known nature inspired music and New Zealand poetry
Orchestras Central’s professional OCT Ensemble conducted by Rupert D’Cruze in a performance evoking ‘our place’. Experience an immersive and intimate connection with well-known nature inspired music bookended with works by New Zealand composer, Michael Williams and interwoven with poetry by Hone Tuwhare, Denis Glover and Dinah Hawken.
Come along at 6.45pm to hear NZ Composer Michael Williams and OCT Ensemble Conductor Rupert D’Cruze’s pre-concert discussion of the works to be performed.
Michael Williams | Equinox 4
Hone Tuwhare | Wind Song and Rain Dinah Hawken |The Issue of Water
Copland | Appalachian Spring
Michael Williams | Ki te ataahua Ihorangi
Denis Glover | Lake, Mountain, Tree Hone Tuwhare | Toroa: Albatross
Saint-Saëns | Carnival of the Animals