Summer classics in Okitu

First concert of annual Tiromoana Summer Music Series is on Wednesday, December 28 at 7.30pm.

First concert of annual Tiromoana Summer Music Series is on Wednesday, December 28 at 7.30pm.

Sydney-based bassoonist Long Nguyen. Pictures supplied
Christchurch wunderkind Lixin Zhang

THE first concert of the annual Tiromoana Summer Music Series is on Wednesday, December 28 at 7.30pm, with a joint showcase by 15-year-old Christchurch pianist Lixin Zhang and Sydney-based bassoonist Long Nguyen.

Zhang will start the concert with a selection of works on piano, including Beethoven’s Sonata in C major and one of Chopin’s opuses.

Nguyen will deliver the second half of the programme, playing a range of music on bassoon, including some Schumann romances originally written for oboe.

Tickets for the concert cost $25 for adults and $10 for children and can be bought at the door (cash only).

The concerts take place at the home of Gisborne arts patron Professor Jack Richards, 41 Winifred Street, Okitu.

THE first concert of the annual Tiromoana Summer Music Series is on Wednesday, December 28 at 7.30pm, with a joint showcase by 15-year-old Christchurch pianist Lixin Zhang and Sydney-based bassoonist Long Nguyen.

Zhang will start the concert with a selection of works on piano, including Beethoven’s Sonata in C major and one of Chopin’s opuses.

Nguyen will deliver the second half of the programme, playing a range of music on bassoon, including some Schumann romances originally written for oboe.

Tickets for the concert cost $25 for adults and $10 for children and can be bought at the door (cash only).

The concerts take place at the home of Gisborne arts patron Professor Jack Richards, 41 Winifred Street, Okitu.

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