Rising star soprano Madeleine Pierard returns to New Zealand to perform with esteemed pianist Terence Dennis.
Madeleine won the 2005 Lexus Song Quest before pursuing an MMus at London’s Benjamin Britten Opera School. She is currently a Jette Parker Young Artist with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden.
New Zealand pianist Terence Dennis, who last toured for CMNZ with Anna Leese in 2008 and regularly works with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, will be performing alongside Madeleine.
The Hamilton concert features Canteloube’s gorgeous Songs of the Auvergne and Berg’s lush Seven Early Songs, which show influences of Bruckner, Mahler and Debussy.
“Pierard’s sound is the purest tempered steel...” - The Independent (London)
Canteloube - Selections from Les Chants d’Auvergne (Songs from the Auvergne);
Messiaen - Trois Melodies (Three Melodies);
Berg - Sieben Frühe Lieder (Seven Early Songs);
Mozart - ‘Non mi dir’ from Don Giovanni;
Bellini - Tre Ariette;
Rossini - La regata veneziana.