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Two Pianos Four Hands

08 Aug 2020

Lewis Eady 140th Anniversary Concert Series


Saturday 8 August 2020, 7.30pm - Saturday 8 August 2020, 9.30pm

Doors open from 7pm


Lewis Eady, 75 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland

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Parking onsite and ample street parking on Great South Road

  • General admission $30
  • Concession $10

Limited door sales


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Lewis Eady Charitable Trust Artist Lawrence Wong and fellow Kiwi pianist Naoki Toyomura present an exciting programme of works for two pianos, four hands.

The programme includes Rachmaninoff’s beloved Suite for two pianos, Op. 17 and Poulenc’s Concerto for two pianos, FP 61.

This event is part of the Lewis Eady 140th Anniversary Concert Series.

Lawrence Wong

Born in Hong Kong and raised in New Zealand, Lawrence recently graduated with a Performer Diploma in Solo Piano Performance at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music studying with Professor Emile Naoumoff.

Over the past few years, Lawrence has won several prizes and scholarships in regional and national competitions in New Zealand as well as successes in several international competitions, notably the Kerikeri International Piano Competition 2010 (prizewinner), the 3rd Asia-Pacific International Chopin Piano Competition 2015 (semi-finalist), and the University of Memphis International Piano Competition 2017 (second prize), among others.

In February 2016, Lawrence was invited to perform by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office.

Naoki Toyomura

Naoki is pursuing a Professional Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music with Michael Dussek and Joseph Middleton.

He previously studied towards degrees in piano and economics at the University of Cambridge, Eastman School of Music, and the University of Rochester.

Naoki won a string of first prizes from various competitions around New Zealand and in America and has also concertised in Japan and Germany.

Further afield, Naoki participated in the Bowdoin International Music Festival, Brel Song Academy and the Kirishima International Music Festival, where he won the Student’s Chamber Music award.

He has also performed chamber music with members of the Tokyo Philharmonic, NHK Symphony, Auckland Philharmonic, Rochester Philharmonic and Syracuse Symphonia orchestras as well as with faculty members at Eastman and Cambridge.

The iconic music business, Lewis Eady is celebrating its 140th anniversary in 2020. From July until November, Lewis Eady will host an array of events in celebration of this milestone. Find out more here.


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