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JUILLIARD415

A TALE OF TWO COUNTRIES

ABOUT

Next generation baroque, this chamber orchestra of young players from one of the world’s most distinguished music schools starts our season with a bang. The New York Times describes Juilliard415 as an ensemble who plays with “consistent poise, and hair-trigger responsiveness” under such prominent artists as William Christie, Jordi Savall and Rachel Podger. For their New Zealand tour, Juilliard415 perform under the leadership of early music legend violinist Robert Mealy in a programme contrasting two baroque styles.

“Our programs are a dialogue between the two main musical languages in the baroque, the French and the Italian styles, focusing on Rome where Corelli was inventing the orchestra in the 1680s and Paris where Lully did the same thing at about the same time. The French pieces explore various dance forms, including everything from brilliant gigues to slow sarabandes, while the Italian works are fiery concertos: a nice contrast of styles!” – Robert Mealy

This programme also features a new commission from Dame Gillian Whitehead providing a striking contrast between old and new.

TOUR PARTNER

Presented in association with The Juilliard School through the generous support of Sarah Billinghurst Solomon

PROGRAMME

Programme One
New Plymouth, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch & Invercargill

HANDEL
Overture to “Il trionfo del tempo”

LULLY
Suite from “Thésée“

VIVALDI
Concerto in D major for two violins and two cellos, RV564

—interval—

CORELLI
Concerto grosso in G minor, Op 6, No 8
“fatto per la notte di Natale”

GILLIAN WHITEHEAD
“time steps out of line”

RAMEAU
Suite from “Dardanus”

Programme Two
Hamilton, Auckland, Palmerston North, Nelson & Dunedin

HANDEL
Overture to “Agrippina”, HVW 6

MARAIS
Dances from “Semele“

VIVALDI
Concerto for flute in G minor, RV439 “La notte”

MUFFAT
Sonata V in G major from “Armonico tribute”

—interval—

CORELLI
Concerto grosso in D major, Op 6, No 7

GILLIAN WHITEHEAD
“time steps out of line”

RAMEAU
Suite from “Dardanus”

THE MUSICIANS

Robert Mealy Violin
The Historical Performance students from Juilliard

VIDEO

INFORMATION

TOUR DATES
27 February – 13 March 2020

DURATION
106 minutes including an interval

PRE-CONCERT EVENT
Yes, 45 minutes prior to performance

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

PRICE RANGE*
Full Price $27 to $68
Concession Price $23 to $57
Limited $10 student rush tickets available**

*prices differ city to city and exclude ticketing and booking fees.
**from one hour prior to the concert.

GENRE
Baroque, Early Music

WHEN AND WHERE

HAMILTON

Thu 27 Feb at 7.30pm

Gallagher Centre for Performing Arts

AUCKLAND

Fri 28 Feb at 7.30pm

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell

NEW PLYMOUTH

Mon 2 Mar at 7.30pm

4th Wall Theatre, 11 Baring Terrace

PALMERSTON NORTH

Tue 3 Mar at 7.30pm

The Globe

NAPIER

Thu 5 Mar at 7.30pm

MTG Century Theatre

WELLINGTON

Sat 7 Mar at 7.30pm

Salvation Army Citadel

NELSON

Mon 9 Mar at 7.30pm

Nelson Centre for Musical Arts

CHRISTCHURCH

Tue 10 Mar at 7.30pm

The Piano

DUNEDIN

Thu 12 Mar at 7.30pm

Glenroy Auditorium

INVERCARGILL

Fri 13 Mar at 7.30pm

Civic Theatre

CORE FUNDER

Creative New Zealand | Toi Aotearoa

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