Colourful Rhythms

20 Aug 2020

Colourful Rhythms

$27 - $131

Auckland Town Hall

Classical music
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Violin Liu Yi Retallick


Kodály Dances of Galánta

Barber Violin Concerto

Copland El Salon Mexico

Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements


A feast of lively and evocative 20th century music from some of the period's best composers.

Kodály’s Dances of Galanta echoes the colourful gypsy folk culture and characteristic melodies he encountered in the small town where he spent much of his childhood. Then APO Associate Concertmaster Liu Yi Retallick takes centre stage to perform one of the loveliest works for the violin, the lyrical, autumnal concerto by Samuel Barber.

Copland’s El Salon Mexico will transport you to a colourful 1930’s dance hall in Mexico City with musical rhythms that reflect the spirit of the people there. And to finish a rare treasure from Stravinsky, dubbed his ‘war symphony’. A typically powerful work inspired by the events of WWII.

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$52 - $131
Senior (65+)
$47 - $120
Student (5 - 16) or with Valid ID
$27 - $59

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Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall