A world of music from piano duo
A piano concert hosted by the University of Auckland will take audience members on a musical journey from Russia to the Americas on May 5.
Pianist and recent University of Auckland graduate Flavio Villani is presenting a programme of piano duo repertoire in collaboration with the Duo Pianistico Italianoan’s Filippo Arlia and Valentina Currenti. The Italian piano duo are professors in piano at Italy’s Istituto Superiore di studi Musicali P. I. Tchaikovsky and have performed extensively across Europe.
The evening will feature performances of classic pieces from two pianos including Ravel’s Bolero and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.
As part of an exchange pro- gramme, piano performance masters graduate Mr Villani will then leave for a tour of Italy and Spain on May 22.
The piano duo will perform at the University of Auckland Music Theatre, 6 Symonds St on May 5 from 6.30pm to 8pm. Tickets online or at the door.