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SWPR Event Listings July-September 2015

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 12:33 pm | SWPR

The competition heats up for the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest National Finals, plus Wellington Matariki Festival continues and Christchurch Arts Festival is on in August and September More >>

Ngā Pou Wahinereturns for Tour During Matariki

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 9:23 am | SWPR

It’s been 20 years since Taki Rua Productions first presented Ngā Pou Wahine in what was a watershed moment in the career of prolific Māori writer Briar Grace-Smith. Taki Rua Productions brings Ngā Pou Wahine back to the stage for strictly limited ... More >>

Family Festival Fun For Matariki In Wellington

Monday, 25 May 2015, 4:28 pm | SWPR

Night sky discoveries, storytellers, a flash mob, star weaving and experiencing a night-time tour of six of Wellington’s art galleries are just a few of the events and activities for children and families during the Wellington Matariki Festival. More >>

SWPR Event Listings May-August 2015

Monday, 25 May 2015, 2:17 pm | SWPR

Young musicians all over New Zealand are competing in the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest - it's the 50th Jubilee for the contest this year PLUS it's festival time with Wellington Matariki Festival in June and July, then Christchurch ... More >>

Teddy Tahu Rhodes features in From Broadway to La Scala

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 3:02 pm | SWPR

Soaring with the exuberance of the great stage musicals and enriched with the passion of grand opera, From Broadway to La Scala will hit a new high note for all lovers of fine entertainment with concerts in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in September. More >>

Triple Treat Chamber Music Programmes in Wellington

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 11:32 am | SWPR

Chamber Music New Zealand celebrates New Zealand Music Month with a special trio of concerts and events with Wellington scoring all events including two concerts, a seminar exploring what makes composers ‘tick’ and a concert putting amateur ... More >>

Auckland School Choirs Join Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 10:50 am | SWPR

Two of Auckland’s top school choirs will perform alongside one of Europe’s leading choirs when they visit the city in May. More >>

SWPR Event Listings March-June 2015

Monday, 2 March 2015, 10:47 am | SWPR

They've worked with Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney and Bjork ... now the Brodsky Quartet heads to NZ for Chamber Music NZ's first 2015 tour; Douglas Wright's new work The Kiss Inside has its world premiere season, Denmark's Copenhagen Royal Chapel ... More >>

Ludovico Einaudi Performs One New Zealand Concert

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 11:05 am | SWPR

“Pianist with Rock God tendencies” Daily Telegraph “… kicks off with a menacing Pink Floyd-like throb before building to a tormented orchestral climax.” Daily Telegraph More >>

Raggamuffin VIP Tickets Sold Out

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 9:53 am | SWPR

VIP tickets for New Zealand’s premier reggae and urban festival Raggamuffin have sold out, three weeks ahead of the first Raggamuffin to be held in Auckland. More >>

Classic rockers America play two NZ shows with Sharon Corr

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 10:58 am | SWPR

It's been 45 years since their debut on the music scene and now classic rock favourites America will return to New Zealand for two concerts only in May 2015, playing their greatest hits collection for their multitudes of loyal fan. More >>

Project in Wellington This Week Puts Dance in a Box

Monday, 17 November 2014, 9:56 am | SWPR

Wellington Integrated Dance participants/dancers are taking up a unique challenge this week to create inclusive contemporary dance-theatre works performed inside a box. More >>

R&B icon tells story of music’s original bad girl Etta James

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 2:07 pm | SWPR

Etta James was one of the most influential soul singers of all time and her story is brought to life by songstress Vika Bull for one night only in Auckland in November. More >>

Topp Twins Continue Tour Celebrating Country Music Greats

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 10:11 am | SWPR

Well-loved New Zealand entertainers Lynda and Jools Topp begin the North Island leg of their national tour this week in their brand new show paying homage to country music greats and celebrating contemporary Kiwi music. More >>

Topp Twins Continue Tour Celebrating Country Music Greats

Monday, 20 October 2014, 3:27 pm | SWPR

Auckland concerts 24-26 October • New Album #1 in NZ Music Charts • Featuring special guests Tami Neilson, Phil Doublet, Cam Luxton • Fiddler extraordinaire Marian Burns joins the tour More >>

Album Set Features All 32 Beethoven Piano Sonatas

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 3:53 pm | SWPR

Rattle Records, The Wallace Arts Trust and Victoria University of Wellington are delighted to announce the release of Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas , an extraordinary new work from one of the world’s finest Beethoven interpreters, New Zealand’s ... More >>

Acclaimed Borodin Quartet returns to New Zealand

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:25 am | SWPR

" They are sounding better than ever. Are they now the world's best? All I know is that I never heard quartet playing at quite that level before " – Ottawa Citizen More >>

The Dead Daisies announce NZ Tour Dates with Jimmy Barnes

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:31 am | SWPR

Contemporary classic rockers The Dead Daisies are heading to New Zealand in November performing four concerts with the legendary Jimmy Barnes. More >>

Elvis’ Original TCB Band and John Rowles in NZ Tour

Monday, 22 September 2014, 11:17 am | SWPR

For the first time ever the legendary Original Elvis TCB Band joins New Zealand music icon John Rowles on an historic, nine-centre, New Zealand tour. More >>

Extra VIP Tickets Released for Raggamuffin

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 9:35 am | SWPR

Additional VIP tickets have just been released for reggae festival Raggamuffin VIII in Auckland on Saturday 13 December. More >>

 

 

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