Brigitte Balzat and Matthias Balzat

This special concert features two very talented students from the Waikato Conservatorium - Mathias Balzat (cello) and Brigitte Balzat (violin) - accompanied on the piano by Vivien Balzat. Long known as members of the very musical Balzat family, Mathias and Brigitte are now well on the way to developing their own individual musical careers. The program is very varied, and comprises great music from many different composers spanning several centuries. 

Matthias' Program:

  • Prelude Suite no.6 - Bach
  • Pezzo Cappriccioso - Tchaikovsky
  • Shostakovich Concerto - 1st Movt
  • Adagio and Allegro - Schumann
  • Shadow of the Hawk - Garreth Farr

Brigitte's Program

  • Partita No.2 D minor - Bach
  • Sonata in Amajor K305 - Mozart
  • Sonata No.2 Obsession - Ysaye
  • Zigeunerweisen - Sarasate
  • Suite Espagnole - De Falla
  • Korngold Concerto - Movts 1 and 2