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175 East concerts in Wellington and Auckland

175 East concerts in Wellington and Auckland

'Here we are for a moment', a substantial new work by up-and-coming New Zealand composer Samuel Holloway features alongside two pieces by leading British composer Richard Barrett in a brace of concerts by Auckland's leading contemporary music ensemble 175 East this weekend.

Conductor Hamish McKeich and the 175 East core sextet are joined for these concerts by two virtuoso soloists, the pianist Mark Knoop and the violinist Mark Menzies, for a performance of Richard Barrett's 'Trawl', for piano trio, flute and bass clarinet. The concerts also include 'Trace Elements' by the Australian composer Damien Ricketson and the premiere of 'swerving with the weave', a new piece written for 175 East by young British composer Larry Goves.

programme :

Richard Barrett: Trawl
Richard Barrett: lost
Larry Goves: swerving with the weave
Samuel Holloway: Here we are for a moment
Bill Hopkins: Pendant
Evan Johnson: clutch
Evan Johnson: Ausschnitte
Damien Ricketson: Trace Elements

7.30pm Saturday 19 August
Hunter Council Chamber, Victoria University Wellington

7.30pm Sunday 20 August
Hopetoun Alpha, Beresford St, Auckland

Tickets $20 ($10 concs) Door sales only

"Exquisitely precise contemporary music"
The Press

More details on the concerts, performers and composers can been seen at
the 175 East website and is available on request from


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