PROGRAMME: Johann Christian Bach ~ Quintet Op. 11, No 2;
Mel Powell ~ Divertimento for Violin and Harp;
Rosa Elliot ~ New Work for Flute, Violin and Harp;
Jean Francaix ~ Quintet for flute, harp and string trio;
Gao Ping ~ Shuo Shu Ren (The Storyteller);
Elena Kats-Chernin ~ Russian Rag.
Les Bon Vivants showcases musicians from the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra - Amandine Guerin(violin), Anthony Ferner(flute), Helen Webby (harp), Jenny Johnson (oboe) and Thomas Hurnik (cello).
Mark Menzies, Professor of Music at the University of Canterbury (violin and viola), joins them for this concert. They play a varied programme packed with interest and fascination, including a new work by 21 year old Canterbury University student Rosa Elliot.
This concert is part of the 2019 season of Christophers Classics.