The Southern Sinfonia, conducted by Marc Taddei, presents a programme celebrating the life, times and works of artist Frances Hodgkins. This concert, part of the Dunedin Heritage Festival 2009, includes the world premiere of a new work by Dunedin composer Anthony Ritchie (Mozart Fellow 1988-89).
The concert also includes a dramatic presentation by Rima Te Wiata of Frances Hodgkins life, with a script penned by Catherine Chidgey (Robert Burns Fellow 2005-2006). The first half features Deborah Wai Kapohe and "the City of Dunedin Choir":http://cityofdunedinchoir.org.nz performing arias and choruses from New Zealand, England and France, countries where Frances Hodgkins lived and worked. This includes an extract from Anthony Ritchie's "From the Southern Marches":http://sounz.org.nz/works/show/15144.
March 21, 2009 8:00PM
Dunedin Town Hall
Golden Circle $75, Circle $65/$55, Gallery $55/$48, Stalls $48/30/20
Booking: Regent Theatre – 03 477 8597 or through www.ticketdirect.co.nz