Lunchtime Recital Series

12 Jul 2023 1:00 PM - 16 Aug 2023 1:00 PM

NZ Chamber Soloists, 12 July

Hear Haydn in a listener’s journey from Bach to the portrayal of the Gypsy Cimbalom, followed by a romantic piano trio, written by the young Shostakovich, experiencing love for the first time. The New Zealand Chamber Soloists will engage and delight with this programme.

Student Concert, 19 July

Music students at The University of Waikato inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire.

Highlights of the Waikato Aria Competition Finals, 26 July

The Dame Malvina Major Waikato Aria finalists presents a highlight concert from the Conservatorium of Music's operatic aria competition.

For the Love of Song, 2 August

For the Love of Song - an extra special concert for The Waikato Conservatorium of Music's Art Song Week, featuring the eternally classic Liebeslieder Waltzer by Brahms and an exciting contemporary work by Stephen Hough Other Love Songs.

Celebrated pianists Katherine Austin and Stephen De Pledge join forces with soprano Anna Leese and contralto Kristin Darragh, alongside the superb young artists from The Aotearoa New Zealand Opera Studio (TANZOS) A concert not to be missed!

Steve Logan, 9 August

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra principal timpanist Steve Logan has prepared an exciting programme of percussion music. In collaboration with David Kelly (piano) and Luca Manghi (flute) Steve will showcase a variety of instruments and composers, including "the world's foremost composer of Tango music", Astor Piazzolla.

Music Theatre Showcase, 16 August

A collaboration concert with students from The Waikato Conservatorium of Music and the WINTEC Music and Performing Arts Programme.

Tickets: General Admission: $15

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