ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to Auckland’s current Alert Level and the restrictions on travel into and out of the region, the remainder of this tour has been cancelled.

FANTASY & ROMANCE

ABOUT

Be transported to other worlds with the sublime marriage of flute, oboe and piano.

Breathing new life into some of Schumann and Fauré’s most beloved romantic works for chamber ensemble, Melanie Lançon and Bede Hanley partner with the inimitable Stephen De Pledge to whisk you away on flights of freedom, fantasy and romance.

TOUR PARTNER

PROGRAMME

GAUBERT
Tarentelle

SCHUMANN
Three Romances, op 94

Clara WIECK-SCHUMANN
Liebst du um Schönheit
Sie liebten sich beide
Liebeszauber

SCHUMANN
(arranged for flute, oboe and piano by Stephen De Pledge)
Abegg Variations, op 1

Glen DOWNIE
Rivet (world premiere)

FAURÉ
Après un rêve
Mandoline
Fantasie, op 79
Nocturne No. 4 in E flat major, op 36

DRING
Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano

(Dunedin and Palmerston North only)

The New Zealand Partita
Partita No. 3 in A minor, BWV 827 by JS BACH interspersed with works by Leonie Holmes, Chris Gendall, Christopher Norton, Alex Taylor, Juliet Palmer, Celeste Oram and Helen Bowater.

– interval –

SCHUMANN
Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), op. 15

Clara WIECK-SCHUMANN
Romance op. 11, no. 2

BRAHMS
Two Rhapsodies, op. 79

THE PERFORMERS

Melanie Lançon flute
Bede Hanley oboe
Stephen De Pledge piano

MEDIA

INFORMATION

TOUR DATES
1 – 27 August 2021

DURATION
91 minutes including an interval

LOCATIONS
Auckland, Hamilton, Napier, Palmerston North, Wellington, New Plymouth, Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin & Invercargill

PRICE RANGE*
Full Price $34 to $64
Concession Price $24 to $59
Limited $10 ‘Rush Tickets’ available

*prices differ city to city and exclude ticketing and booking fees.

GENRE
Classical, Romantic, Contemporary

WHEN AND WHERE

NAPIER

Sun 1 Aug at 5.00pm

MTG Century Theatre

HAMILTON

Mon 2 Aug at 7.30pm

Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

AUCKLAND

Tue 3 Aug at 7.30pm

Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall

NEW PLYMOUTH

Fri 1 Oct at 7.30pm

4th Wall Theatre

CANCELLED

INVERCARGILL

Fri 8 Oct at 7.30pm

Civic Theatre

CANCELLED

NELSON

Sat 9 Oct at 7.30pm

Nelson Centre for Musical Arts

CANCELLED

WELLINGTON

Sun 10 Oct

Public Trust Hall

CANCELLED

PALMERSTON NORTH

Wed 13 Oct at 7.30pm

The Globe

CANCELLED

CHRISTCHURCH

Tue 19 Oct at 7.30pm

The Piano

CANCELLED

DUNEDIN

Thu 21 Oct at 7.30pm

Glenroy Auditorium

CANCELLED