Matthias Balzat and Vivian Balzat

This special concert features the very talented Mathias Balzat (cello)  accompanied on the piano by the equally talented Vivian Balzat. Although still a student at the Waikato Conservatorium, Mathias is well on the way to developing his musical career. The program is very varied, and comprises great music from many different composers spanning several centuries. 

The Program:

  • Brahms - Cello Sonata in D major 
  • Nicolai Paganini - Variations on One String
  • Carlo Alfredo Piatti - Carpise No. 7
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff - Vocalise
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikpovsky - Pezzo Capriccioso
  • Nicola Kapustin - Elegy for Cello and Piano
  • Gareth Farr - Shadow of the Hawk