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Past Events - 2018

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Institute of Registered Music Teachers - 2018 National Conference
18th Jan 2018 5:00pm - 21st Jan 2018 5:00pm
Pathways to Performance

Institute of Registered Music Teachers - 2018 National Conference
18th Jan 2018 5:00pm - 21st Jan 2018 5:00pm
Pathways to Performance

New Zealand Chamber Soloists
19th Jan 2018 7:30pm
NZCS will be performing some of their favourite works: Beethoven's Piano Trio Op 1 #3 in C minor and Dvorak's Trio in E minor Op 9, "Dumky"

Institute of Registered Music Teachers - 2018 National Conference
18th Jan 2018 5:00pm - 21st Jan 2018 5:00pm
Pathways to Performance

Institute of Registered Music Teachers - 2018 National Conference
18th Jan 2018 5:00pm - 21st Jan 2018 5:00pm
Pathways to Performance

Kelvin Cruickshank - Soul Food (R16)
11th Feb 2018 7:00pm - 12th Feb 2018 7:00pm
An evening with acclaimed medium Kelvin Cruickshank

Kelvin Cruickshank - Soul Food (R16)
11th Feb 2018 7:00pm - 12th Feb 2018 7:00pm
An evening with acclaimed medium Kelvin Cruickshank

Salonica
1st Mar 2018 7:30pm - 2nd Mar 2018 7:30pm
A groundbreaking physical theatre production exploring a friendship across cultures against the back drop of World War 1. Performed in NZSL, English & Serbian. Accessible for Deaf and hearing audiences

Salonica
1st Mar 2018 7:30pm - 2nd Mar 2018 7:30pm
A groundbreaking physical theatre production exploring a friendship across cultures against the back drop of World War 1. Performed in NZSL, English & Serbian. Accessible for Deaf and hearing audiences

International Women’s Day
7th Mar 2018 1:00pm
The 2018 Lunchtime Recital Series kicks off with a concert celebrating International Women's Day

Anderson & Roe
11th Mar 2018 5:00pm
"The most dynamic duo of this generation". Juilliard trained piano duo play Bernstein, The Beatles, Gluck, John Adams, Stravinsky and Leonard Cohen.

Edward King (cello) and Katherine Austin (piano)
14th Mar 2018 1:00pm
Waikato Alumnus, cellist Edward King, returns from Berlin via Sydney for this lunchtime concert with Katherine Austin on piano

Our Choice: ‘Forced fit’ or ‘belonging’ as Māori
20th Mar 2018 5:15pm
Professor Mere Berryman ONZM. Inaugural Professorial Lecture

Diane Walsh - piano (USA)
21st Mar 2018 1:00pm
A sumptuous programme of Beethoven, Debussy, our own Lilburn and Schumann’s Symphonic Etudes by prizewinning American pianist Diane Walsh

Diane Walsh Seminar
21st Mar 2018 3:30pm
American Pianist and former Associate Professor at Mannes College of Music in New York City, Diane Walsh shares insights from her 32 years teaching experience and her many years performing as a concert pianist.

Student Concert
28th Mar 2018 1:00pm
Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

Duo Melange
4th Apr 2018 1:00pm
Globetrotting Australian duo promise to wow us in this lunchtime concert on violin and piano

Piano Masterclass with Tamara Smolyar
4th Apr 2018 3:30pm
Pianist Tamara Smolyar will work with Conservatorium of Music piano students in this public masterclass. General audience welcome.

Violin Masterclass with Ivana Tomášková
4th Apr 2018 3:30pm
Violinist performer and teacher Ivana Tomášková brings her wealth of musical knowledge to Conservatorium of Music violin students. General audience welcome.

John Chen (piano)
11th Apr 2018 1:00pm
John Chen, former winner of the Sydney International Piano Competition, returns to Hamilton to perform Paul Dukas' monumental piano sonata, a darkly passionate and brilliant masterpiece of French Romanticism.

Piano Masterclass with John Chen
11th Apr 2018 3:30pm
New Zealand pianist John Chen will work with Conservatorium of Music piano students in this public masterclass. General audience welcome.

Make Your Musical Mark – Conservatorium of Music Open Day
13th Apr 2018 9:00am-3:00pm
“Make Your Musical Mark” is a showcase of who we are at the Conservatorium of Music. Our open day allows all prospective tertiary music students to meet Conservatorium of Music staff, see our facilities, experience academic lectures and performance workshops and view our current students in concert

Freshwater management in NZ: Whose problem is it anyway?
17th Apr 2018 5:15pm
Professor Troy Baisden - 2018 Inaugural Professorial Lecture

WUNDERHORN - OPUS Orchestra
27th Apr 2018 8:00pm
Samuel Jacobs, Principal horn from the NZSO, is soloist for the Strauss Horn Concerto in a programme including works by Beethoven, Mozart and Wagner

Stephanie Acraman (soprano) and Liam Wooding (piano)
2nd May 2018 1:00pm
Our Head of Vocal studies, Stephanie Acraman, and alumnus pianist, Liam Wooding, present the entertaining and seldom performed full collection of William Bolcom's "Cabaret Songs" in this lunchtime concert

Lumina Tour 2018
4th May 2018 7:30pm
*SOLD OUT*

Olive Copperbottom
5th May 2018 7:30pm
A new musical by Charles Dickens and Penny Ashton - “a Dickensian tale of Love, Gin & the Pox”

"Ain't Misbehaving" - Cantando Choir & Friends
6th May 2018 4:00pm
BALCONY CHOIR SEATS ONLY AVAILABLE (behind stage)

Dr Mesmer’s Private Army
9th May 2018 1:00pm
Four piece multimedia ensemble led by brilliant Waikato alumnus composer Dr Jeremy Mayall in this very special lunchtime concert

"The Marrying of Ann Leete" by Harley Granville-Barker
14th May 2018 7:00pm - 15th May 2018 7:00pm
CHOICES: staged play readings by Carving in Ice Theatre Directed by Gaye Poole

"The Marrying of Ann Leete" by Harley Granville-Barker
14th May 2018 7:00pm - 15th May 2018 7:00pm
CHOICES: staged play readings by Carving in Ice Theatre Directed by Gaye Poole

Getting There: The Psychology of Everyday Driving
15th May 2018 5:15pm
Professor Samuel Charlton. 2018 Inaugural Professorial Lecture

Student Concert
16th May 2018 1:00pm
Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

University of Waikato Aria Competition
19th May 2018 7:00pm
The annual University Aria Competition promises to be another spectacle of superb music and singing as students vie for the top spot.

Aria Competition Masterclass with Patricia Wright
20th May 2018 10:00am-3:00pm
Here is your opportunity to see behind the scenes with one of New Zealand's top international artists as soprano Patricia Wright works closely with the finalists from the University of Waikato Aria Competition

Alex Ross with Bianca Andrew & STROMA
21st May 2018 7:30pm
Alex Ross, author of "The Rest is Noise", shares the stage with the exquisite mezzo-soprano Bianca Andrew and modern music ensemble STROMA in a musical tasting session that winds through work by Ravel, Bartók, Stravinsky and, of course, the modernist masterpieces.

"Just to Get Married" by Cicely Hamilton
22nd May 2018 7:00pm - 23rd May 2018 7:00pm
CHOICES: staged play readings by Carving in Ice Theatre Directed by Gaye Poole.

"Just to Get Married" by Cicely Hamilton
22nd May 2018 7:00pm - 23rd May 2018 7:00pm
CHOICES: staged play readings by Carving in Ice Theatre Directed by Gaye Poole.

Songs from the Parisian Belle Epoque
23rd May 2018 1:00pm
An extraordinary opportunity to hear two of the world’s great artists present a concert from a time when culture was at its zenith in Paris; from the heights of Marcel Proust to the decadence of the Moulin Rouge.

University of Waikato Strings Orchestra
26th May 2018 3:00pm
Enjoy the University of Waikato Strings Orchestra in this one-hour family friendly concert that delves into the exciting and flamboyant world of baroque music.

Student Concert
30th May 2018 1:00pm
Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

The Chapel Perilous by Dorothy Hewett
30th May 2018 7:00pm - 2nd Jun 2018 7:00pm
Dorothy Hewett's play about the life of "incandescent heroine" Sally Barnett from the 30s to the 60s.

The Chapel Perilous by Dorothy Hewett
30th May 2018 7:00pm - 2nd Jun 2018 7:00pm
Dorothy Hewett's play about the life of "incandescent heroine" Sally Barnett from the 30s to the 60s.

The Chapel Perilous by Dorothy Hewett
30th May 2018 7:00pm - 2nd Jun 2018 7:00pm
Dorothy Hewett's play about the life of "incandescent heroine" Sally Barnett from the 30s to the 60s.

The Chapel Perilous by Dorothy Hewett
30th May 2018 7:00pm - 2nd Jun 2018 7:00pm
Dorothy Hewett's play about the life of "incandescent heroine" Sally Barnett from the 30s to the 60s.

University of Waikato Chamber Music Competition
7th Jun 2018 7:00pm
Come along for an evening of passionate, enthralling music as University Chamber ensembles compete in this keenly contested competition

Opera Showcase “Encore”
9th Jun 2018 7:00pm
Experience the best of Waikato's young operatic talent with "Encore" an evening of classic and contemporary arias, choruses and opera scenes.

"Time and the Conways" by J.B. Priestley
12th Jun 2018 7:00pm - 13th Jun 2018 7:00pm
CHOICES: staged play readings by Carving in Ice Theatre Directed by Gaye Poole

"Time and the Conways" by J.B. Priestley
12th Jun 2018 7:00pm - 13th Jun 2018 7:00pm
CHOICES: staged play readings by Carving in Ice Theatre Directed by Gaye Poole

NZ Russian (Waikato) Friendship Society
17th Jun 2018 1:30pm
Classical Music Concert & Art Works Exhibition. Guest artists: Anna Maksymova (piano) and Oriana Kershaw (soprano)