Back to Baroque - Candlelight Concert
Baroque Music Community and Educational Trust of New Zealand presents first concert of chamber music series - Travel Through Time 2021.
Come and enjoy a beautiful concert with talented musicians led by Mark Menzies, head of the string department at the University of Canterbury.
They will be performing Bach Orchestral Suite no.1 in C major BWV 1066 and other hidden gems of Baroque music.
Violin - Mark Menzies
Cello - Tomas Hurnik
Canterbury University students’ ensemble
Cash door sale also available
Mark Menzies described in the Los Angeles Times as an ‘extraordinary musician’ and a ‘riveting violinist’, Mark Menzies’ career as a viola and violin virtuoso, chamber musician and pianist, conductor and advocate of contemporary music, has seen performances in Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and across the United States.
Tomas Hurnik has a rich musical career performing with Czech symphonies, recording for radio and television, winning various chamber music competitions and taking part in prestigious chamber groups such as Talich Chamber Orchestra. He has played with various period instrument groups such as Musica Florea, Capella Regia Prague and Solamente Naturali with which he performed and toured around Europe. He is now the associate principal in Christchurch Symphony and continues to be passionate about period instrument playing and organizes and performs in concerts, workshops and masterclasses of Baroque music in New Zealand.