2020

Chamber music with bubbles and berries

RimuFest Chamber Music Festival

Friday 3 January | 7pm

Poripori Homestead, Tauranga

William FLACKTON Viola and Cello Sonata No 6 

Sergey PROKOFIEV Sonata for 2 Violins

Reinhold GLIÈRE 8 Pieces, Op.39 for Violin and Cello

Gareth FARR: Mondo Rondo

Sticks & Strings

RimuFest Chamber Music Festival

Saturday 4 January | 1pm

Tauranga Intermediate School

J.S. BACH Prelude and Fugue from Cello Suite No. 5 for marimba
Jacques DELECLUSE Douza Etudes - I
John S. PRATT Drum Corps on Parade
J.S. Bach Gigue from Cello Suite No. 3 for marimba
Michael KIMBER Dark Woods for viola and marimba

Mostly Folk

RimuFest Chamber Music Festival

Wednesday 8 January | 6:30pm

The Jam Factory

Antonín DVOŘÁK Miniatures, Op. 75a for string trio

Béla BARTÓK Duos for 2 Violins

Miklós RÓZSA Donata for 2 Violins, Op. 15a

Latin and Spanish Flavours

RimuFest Chamber Music Festival

Friday 10 January | 6:30pm

The Jam Factory

Gaspar CASSADÓ Suite for solo Cello
Heitor VILLA-LOBOS String Quartet No. 1
Silvestre REVUELTAS String Quartet No 4 "Música de feria"
Eduardo GAMBOA Cañambú

O Matou Malaga, Our Voyage

22 February, 2020 | 2:30pm

For our 2020 project Sinfonia for Hope is delighted to join Jonathan Lemalu and Virtuoso Strings to raise funds to enhance the incredible work of the Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust, enriching the lives of these children and the community in which they live.

The funds raised by your donations will go 100% to Virtuoso Strings. When you book on line and get to the payment option you will be prompted to add a donation with a suggestion of $10-$40. Please give generously to help this outstanding group of children receive the support they need and to become future leaders of their communities and our beautiful country.

Dimitris Dragatakis: Concerto for Viola

April 2020

Recording the newly realised piano part accompaniment with the Dragatakis Viola Concerto.

American Viola Society 2020 Festival Knoxville

3-6 June 2020
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Held at the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, the festival will feature established and emerging viola performers, educators, composers, scholars, luthiers, and enthusiasts in concerts, competitions, masterclasses, lectures, workshops, seminars, and exhibits

NZ Opera: Marriage of Figaro

Opera House, Wellington

Saturday 27 June | 7.30pm
Tuesday  30 June | 6.30pm 
Thursday 2 July | 7.30pm 
Saturday 4 July | 7:30pm

RimuFest Chamber Music Festival Mexico 2020

1 - 8 August 2020

Veracruz, Mexico

RimuFest, fundado por el cuarteto Harikoa, es traído a Veracruz en conjunto con la Escuela Municipal de Bellas Artes de Veracruz.

El cuarteto Harikoa está conformado por las artistas neozenadesas Amelia Taylor (violin), Elyse Dalabakis (viola) y Charlotte Ketle (cello) y el violinista veracruzano Alejandro Larumbe. Buscamos honrar nuestras herencias culturales creando oportunidades para apoyar la labor de compositores y músicos jóvenes de México y Nueva Zelanda.

Orchestra Wellington - Triumph

Saturday 12 September | 7:30pm

John PSATHAS View from Olympus
Sergei RACHMANINOFF Symphony 2

Orpheus Choir – Bach B-minor Mass

Saturday 19 September | 7:30pm

S. BACH B-minor Mass

47th International Viola Congress Portugal

14 - 18 October​

Castelo Branco, Portugal

onsidering the role of the Viola in music. Its sound is unique and its soul undisputed. Its voice draws together instrumentation enhancing the depth and richness of the harmonies. It can shine through the texture of the orchestral sound, be the soul of a chamber group or find its unique voice as a solo instrument. We will be taking a fresh look at our perception of the viola to consider how different approaches to performance can be enriched by its diversity.
This 5-day event will host concerts, lectures, masterclasses, performances, workshops and round table discussions. We believe that, together with you, we will arrive at a diversified and rich program.

Orchestra Wellington - Rachmaninoff 3: Melancholy

Saturday 17 October | 7:30pm

Michael Fowler Centre

SUK Serenade
Sergey PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto 1
Sergei RACHMANINOFF Symphony 3

Orchestra Wellington - Synthony

Friday 23 October | 9:15pm

TSB Arena, Wellington

A lecture concerning Dimitris Dragatakis, a modern Greek composer, and his Concerto for Viola assisted by Artur Paciorkiewicz who was the violist who premiered the concerto in 1993. This lecture is based on Miss Dalabakis' current PhD research.

Royal New Zealand Ballet - Sleeping Beauty

29 October - 7 November

Opera House, Wellington

Thursday 29 October | 7:30pm
Friday 30 October | 7:30pm
Saturday 31 October | 1:30pm & 7:30pm
Sunday 1 November | 3pm
Thursday 5 November | 7:30pm
Friday 6 November | 7:30pm
Saturday 7 November | 1:30pm & 7:30pm

Orchestra Wellington - Houstoun’s Last Dance

Saturday 5 December | 7:30pm

Michael Fowler Centre

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade
John PSATHAS Three Psalms
Sergei RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances

 

©2020 by Elyse Dalabakis.

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