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Chamber Music NZ presents “Rahim Alhaj and NZSQ”

May 8 @ 7:30 pm

Chamber Music NZ presents Rahim Alhaj and NZSQ

Friday 8 May

7.30pm

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

Website: http://www.chambermusic.co.nz

Contact and bookings:  0800-CONCERT

Details

Date:
May 8
Time:
7:30 pm
Website:
http://www.chambermusic.co.nz

Organizer

Jody Keehan, Concerts Manager Christchurch, Chamber Music New Zealand
Phone:
0800 CONCERT
Website:
www.chambermusic.co.nz

Venue

The Piano
156 Armagh Street
Christchurch, 8140 New Zealand
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