CSO: Pacific Rhythms
ChristchurchSat May 14th 2016
Christchurch, Air Force Museum of New Zealand, 45 Harvard AvenueChristchurch https://www.myguidechristchurch.com/events/cso-pacific-rhythms VISIT WEBSITE
Presented by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, this concert focuses on works influenced by rhythms and cultures around the world. Works to be performed include A Flock Descends in to the Pentagonal Garden by Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu and Jack Body's Melodies for Orchestra inspired by Hindi and Western Sumatran cultures. The evening will also see the New Zealand premiere of work by American composer Evan Ziporyn which features the University of Canterbury's Gamelan Ensemble playing the Balinese instruments which form part of the piece. Tickets start at $38 for adults and $18 for children.