The Splendour of Venice – Auckland & Christchurch

with James Bush (cello)

Unlock the secrets of Venice!

Friday 5 October – 7.30pm St Peter’s Anglican Church, 11 Killarney Street, Takapuna, Auckland

Saturday 6 October – 7.30pm St. Luke’s Church, 130 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

Sunday 7 October – 2.00pm St. Luke’s Church, 130 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

Tuesday 16 October – 7.30pm The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts, Christchurch

Witness the verve, style, and fireworks of cello concerti by Vivaldi and Platti. Baroque cellist James Bush joins NZ Barok to take you on a trip to the magical world of Venetian baroque music.

Winner of the TVNZ Young Musicians Competition and the National Concerto Competition of New Zealand, James has worked regularly with many of Europe’s leading baroque orchestras including Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Concerto Köln and as principal cello of Al Ayre Español. He has also collaborated with renowned dance company Sasha Waltz and Guests, performing from the Bach cello suites in 50 performances worldwide of the work Gezeiten.

NZ Barok would like to thank Auckland Council, Foundation North, The Wallace Foundation, The Southern Trust, Four Winds Foundation and Dame Jenny Gibbs for their support.

NZ Barok would like to thank Christopher’s Classics and The Southern Trust for their support.