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Everest Untold by Gareth Davies
1st Jul 2016 7:30pm
“The untold story all New Zealander’s should know”. A heartfelt and personal look at the forgotten men behind the 1953 Everest Ascent. Arts on Tour New Zealand.

18th Century Unwrapped - OPUS Orchestra
1st Jul 2016 8:00pm
OPUS Orchestra and pianist Diedre Irons take you to the heart of Viennese classicism with music by Mozart, Haydn and Salieri.

Suyeon Kang and Stephen De Pledge
6th Jul 2016 7:30pm
Chamber Music New Zealand. 2015 winner of the Michael Hill International Violin Competition joins with NZ pianist Stephen De Pledge in a programme showcasing the many facets of the violin.

Read Gainsford - Lunchtime Recital Series
20th Jul 2016 1:00pm
“finger-numbing virtuosity and delicately chiseled precision”

Julian Bliss & NZTrio
22nd Jul 2016 7:30pm
British clarinet prodigy Julian Bliss joins forces with our own adventurous NZTrio. An opportunity to hear one of the finest living clarinetists with one of New Zealand's leading ensembles. Chamber Music New Zealand.

Stephanie Acraman - Lunchtime Recital Series
27th Jul 2016 1:00pm
Don’t miss the chance to hear newly-appointed voice lecturer Stephanie Acraman

Lara Hall & Rachael Griffiths-Hughes
3rd Aug 2016 1:00pm
The Conservatorium’s early music specialists, Lara Hall (violin) and Rachael Griffiths-Hughes (harpsichord)

University of Waikato Concerto Competition Finals
5th Aug 2016 7:00pm
University of Waikato student finalists vie for the top solo performance award on the Conservatorium calendar. Do not miss this evening of stunning virtuosity.

Bridget Douglas and David Kelly - Lunchtime Recital Series
10th Aug 2016 1:00pm
NZSO Principal flautist Bridget Douglas and pianist David Kelly play works by Bach, Poulenc and Copland.

Student Concert - Lunchtime Recital Series
17th Aug 2016 1:00pm
Top Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

Waikato International Cello Fest 2016
21st Aug 2016 - 28th Aug 2016
Four of the most renowned cello performers and teachers in the world will be converging on Hamilton, New Zealand for the Waikato International Cello Fest 2016.

Santiago Cañón Valencia & Katherine Austin
21st Aug 2016 4:00pm
Opening concert of the Waikato International Cello Fest 2016 sees the return to Hamilton of Colombian prodigy Santiago Cañón Valencia now enjoying a successful international career

Wallace International Cello Competition Finals
22nd Aug 2016 7:30pm
The inaugural Wallace International Cello Competition reaches its climax with the top four cellists aged under 25 battling it out for prizemoney of $10,000

Li-Wei Qin
23rd Aug 2016 7:30pm
Widely regarded as one of the foremost cellists of his generation Li-Wei Qin marks his return to New Zealand with a programme of Beethoven, Schubert, Shostakovich and Ginastera.

Wolfgang Schmidt
25th Aug 2016 7:30pm
Described by an authority no less than Yo-Yo Ma as a “cellist of impeccable technique, poise and taste,” Wolfgang Schmidt makes his first appearance in New Zealand.

Festival Chamber Orchestra
27th Aug 2016 7:30pm
Festival Chamber Orchestra with Li-Wei Qin, Wolfgang Schmidt, Philippe Muller, Edward King, and Santiago Cañón Valencia

Cellophonics Gala Concert
28th Aug 2016 2:30pm
Waikato Cellophonics students are joined by international guests for a final gala celebration of music written for the cello

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.