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Alex Raineri - Lunchtime Recital Series
28th Sep 2016 1:00pm
Prodigious Australian pianist Alex Raineri plays a stunning programme of Romantic music from Wagner, Scriabin, Mendelssohn, and more.

Flowing Water - A story of the Waikato River
30th Sep 2016 6:00pm-7:00pm
Presentation of one scene from a new Music Drama currently in development. Written by Witi Ihimaera, based on a scenario by Witi Ihimaera and Tom Roa, with music composed by Janet Jennings

The White Guitar
30th Sep 2016 8:00pm - 1st Oct 2016 8:00pm
Following standing ovations and sell-out seasons in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, comes The White Guitar. Renowned hip-hop artist Scribe features with his father John and brother Matthias in this stunning new play – the true story of their family, the Luafutus

Student Concert - Lunchtime Recital Series
5th Oct 2016 1:00pm
Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

7th Oct 2016 7:00pm
A concert of inter-disciplinary new media works by students and staff combining elements of live performance, graphics, moving images, and audio, while also including interactive/generative technologies.

Marimba Percussion Duo - Lunchtime Recital Series
12th Oct 2016 1:00pm
Comprising Jeremy Fitzgerald and Yoshiko Tsuruta, the Marimba Percussion Duo perform on a colourful mixture of percussion instruments

"Don't Look Back"
12th Oct 2016 7:30pm
Across the river. At the end of the earth. A bride felled on her wedding day. A groom learning loss at the altar. When grief defies any natural law, what would you sacrifice for those you love? How deep would you go?

‘Beethoven’s World’ - UYO Spring Concert
15th Oct 2016 3:00pm
The United Youth Orchestra presents a programme in their annual spring concert which centres on the music of Beethoven and his contemporaries including the much loved ‘Egmont' Overture’.

Ben Hurley's Earth Planet World
15th Oct 2016 8:00pm
Since South Sudan became an independent state in 2011, there are 195 sovereign states on this Earth Planet World, and Ben will touch on each one of them in just 60 minutes. Expect a fast-paced ride; think more bullet train than Auckland traffic, and things will ramp up as we begin the countdown.

London Conchord Ensemble
16th Oct 2016 5:00pm
Chamber Music New Zealand. In their twelve year history the London Conchord Ensemble has won accolades all over Europe for their imaginative programming. Their debut New Zealand tour takes them to ten centres nationwide.

Student Concert - Lunchtime Recital Series
19th Oct 2016 1:00pm
Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

Tim Bray Productions - Auckland’s leading theatre for children - presents "A Lion in the Meadow and Other Stories" by Margaret Mahy
28th Oct 2016 - 29th Oct 2016
Join in the fun as some of Margaret Mahy's best-loved stories are woven together into one enjoyable and imaginative show. Magical Mahy comes to life on stage.

Gala Concert
6th Nov 2016 2:30pm
Musical highlights of the year are presented as if out-of-the-blue from all corners of the Concert Chamber in quick-fire non-stop fashion

Love's Labour's Lost
15th Nov 2016 7:00pm - 21st Nov 2016 7:00pm
Carving in Ice present Shakespeare's 'seldom performed rom-com'.

19th Nov 2016 7:30pm
Cantando Choir & Friends sing Vivaldi's Gloria and Camille Saint saens' Christmas Orotorio