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Saturday, September 2 • 11:30 - 12:30
Midday Concert: Bach Family Recital

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Bach Family Recital

September 2 at 11.30am
Adam Concert Room, NZSM

Roger Myers - viola, Douglas Mews - harpsichord

CPE Bach (1714-1788)
Sonata in G minor for viola and harpsichord, W.88
Allegro moderato - Larghetto - Allegro assai

JJ Quantz (1697-1773)
Sonata in A minor for viola and continuo, QV 1:114
Amorèvole - Allegro di molto - Vivace
(New Zealand premiere)

JCF Bach (1732-1795)
Concerto for viola and harpsichord
Larghetto cantabile


JS Bach (1685-1750)
Ergieße dich reichlich, du göttliche Quelle
Aria from cantata BWV 5

WF Bach (1710-1784)
Sonata in C minor for viola and harpsichord
Adagio e mesto - Allegro non troppo - Allegro scherzando

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Douglas Mews

Douglas Mews studied organ and harpsichord with the late Anthony Jennings at Auckland University (New Zealand) followed by harpsichord studies with Bob van Asperen at the Royal Conservatory in the Hague. He is now a freelance musician, teaching at the New Zealand School of Music inWellington... Read More →
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Roger Myers

Professor of Viola, University of Texas at Austin
Roger Myers has presented critically acclaimed concerts on four continents including in Austria, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, China, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico and the USA. Roger is Professor of Viola and for 10 years served as Chairman of Strings at the University of Texas... Read More →

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Hannah Neman

Stage Manager, 44th IVC
Hailing from St. Petersburg, Florida, Hannah Neman is a classically-trained timpani and percussion performer, music educator, and performance scholar. In 2016, Miss Neman completed a Master of Music in Percussion Performance at the Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music (NZSM) a... Read More →

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Saturday September 2, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 NZST
Adam Concert Room New Zealand School of Music