Classical music lovers are in for a treat with the Wanaka Concert Society’s first concert of 2022. Two of New Zealand's top instrumentalists, violinist Yuka Eguchi and Kent English, will perform highlights from the violin and piano duo repertoire, designed to thrill, chill and charm.
Virtuoso violinist Yuka has been Assistant Concertmaster of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra since 2015 and has been a prize winner in a number of leading international violin competitions including the prestigious Paganini Competition.
Kemp has an extensive discography with critically acclaimed recordings released under the Decca, Naxos and Ode labels. Renowned as a specialist fortepiano exponent and organist, Kemp is a regular soloist throughout New Zealand.
Edward Elgar - Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss), Op 12
Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin sonata No 5 in F major, Op 24 "Spring"
Maria Theresia von Paradis - Sicilienne
Anthony Ritchie - Song for Minstrel, Op 120
Jules Massenet - "Méditation" from Thaïs
William Kroll - Banjo and Fiddle
George Frideric Handel - Sonata in D major HWV371
Niccolò Paganini (arr. Robert Schumann) Caprice in A minor Op1 No 24
Fritz Kreisler - Recitativo and Scherzo — Caprice for solo violin, Op 6
Fritz Kreisler - Liebesleid
Fritz Kreisler - La Gitana
John Williams - Theme from Schindler's List
Vittorio Monti – Csárdás
The concert is presented in association with Chamber Music NZ.
QLDC Covid requirements will be observed.