Chamber Music NZ presents “Rahim Alhaj and NZSQ”
May 8 @ 7:30 pm
Chamber Music NZ presents Rahim Alhaj and NZSQ
Friday 8 May
The Piano – Armagh Street
Love and loss. Home and hope. Iraqi-American composer and oud player, Rahim AlHaj and percussionist Nicholas Baker joins NZSQ and double bassist, Joan Perarnau Garriga, with Letters from Iraq.
AlHaj’s musical response expresses the love and pain of lives lived by the people of war-torn Iraq. Actual mailed letters and their stories are transposed into eight gripping programmatic compositions.
Rahim Alhaj – Oud
Helene Pohl – Violin
Monique Lapins – Violin
Gillian Ansell – Viola
Rolf Gjelsten – Cello
Joan Perarnau Garriga – Double Bass
Nicholas Baker – Percussion
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