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Iconic NZ Songs Reinvented as Jazz For One Night Only

Friday, 6 May 2016, 10:14 am | SWPR

Four favourite New Zealand singers perform 19 iconic Kiwi pop songs reinvented as world-class jazz, in ALCHEMY for one night only in Auckland in May. More >>

SWPR Event Listings April-July 2016

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 2:33 pm | SWPR

Flashdance -The Musical takes over The Civic this month, heading to NZ direct from the US / Chamber Music New Zealand tours feature Les Talens Lyriques, Enso String Quartet and Michael Hill International Violin Competition winner Suyeon Kang while ... More >>

The White Guitar On Stage in Wellington and Auckland

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 3:49 pm | SWPR

“The White Guitar is the best and most affecting piece of theatre I have seen, hands down, for a long time.” – Theatreview More >>

Karate Kid’s Daughter Plays Lead in Flashdance - The Musical

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 12:24 pm | SWPR

New York dancer and actor Julia Macchio will play the lead role of Alex Owens in FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL in Auckland next month. More >>

Echo Festival To Feature More Than 40 acts in January

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 9:44 am | SWPR

An inner city exploration of music across two days in January at Vector Arena and surrounds More >>

Ground-Breaking Witi Ihimaera Play

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 1:04 pm | SWPR

Courage and loyalty are tested in a ground-breaking new play from acclaimed New Zealand writer Witi Ihimaera. More >>

McLaren Valley Music & Arts Festival is moving to Auckland

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 2:24 pm | SWPR

The new music and arts festival featuring headline acts including Disclosure, The Flaming Lips and Alison Wonderland, was scheduled to be held from January 10-12 at McLaren Falls Park near Tauranga, Bay of Plenty. More >>

Rockers The Dead Daisies release new album

Monday, 28 September 2015, 11:09 am | SWPR

Rockers The Dead Daisies release new album Revolución ahead of October concert in Auckland More >>

Original Ukulele Orchestra returns to NZ in November

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 8:50 am | SWPR

Seven ukuleles, 14 hands, 28 strings, 16 million minutes, one billion seconds … The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain returns to New Zealand in November to celebrate ’30 Plucking Years’. More >>

Vienna Piano Trio Performs Wellington Concert in October

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 8:48 am | SWPR

Be transported to Vienna, the home of chamber music, for a captivating musical experience with three of Europe’s most noted leading musicians, the Vienna Piano Trio. For the first time in more than a decade, the Vienna Piano Trio returns to New Zealand ... More >>

Modern Māori Quartet Wins Award and Heads to Hawai'i

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 9:59 am | SWPR

The acclaimed Modern Māori Quartet is riding a wave of success picking up a performance award on their recent Asian tour, selling out performances at Christchurch Arts Festival and confirming a season in Honolulu, Hawai’i. More >>

NZ Climate Change Documentary To Screen in Auckland Schools

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 8:48 am | SWPR

Award-winning New Zealand Climate Change Documentary To Screen in Seven Auckland Schools This Month More >>

Christchurch First to Experience the Newest Luminarium

Monday, 31 August 2015, 3:47 pm | SWPR

Cantabrians will be the first in New Zealand to experience the newest and most impressive luminarium, ARBORIA this week as part of Christchurch Arts Festival. More >>

Bach’s Musical Influence at Heart of Concert

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 9:12 am | SWPR

Revered New Zealand pianist Michael Houstoun explores the musical influence of J.S Bach in Chamber Music New Zealand’s ‘Kaleidoscopes’ tour to 14 centres with a concert in Wellington in September. More >>

Crowd-funding sought to take Māori Showband to Asia

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 12:09 pm | SWPR

Modern Māori Quartet Seeks Crowd-funding to take Māori Showband Entertainment to Asia More >>

CLiK the ensemble Features Three Emerging Stars

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 9:47 am | SWPR

Three of New Zealand's top young chamber musicians come together for the first time as CLiK the ensemble to tour to 10 New Zealand centres in August as part of Chamber Music New Zealand’s 2015 Kaleidoscopes season. More >>

Major New Music And Arts Festival for Bay of Plenty

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 10:48 am | SWPR

A major new international music and arts festival arrives in Tauranga this January, providing an opportunity to stamp the region’s unique mark firmly upon the New Zealand summer festival circuit. More >>

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 >>



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