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A beautiful musical conversation of art songs for voice and chamber group that w...
Close Encounters: Aroha/Ahava
14 March Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery A beautiful musical conversation of art songs for voice and chamber group that weaves Jewish and Māori beliefs and expressions together.
"Absolutely brilliant... just as Shakespeare helped shape English, rap has drama...
Othello: The Remix (North)
13 - 16 March Bruce Mason Centre Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Q Brothers provide an intense, high-energy ad-rap-tation of the Bard’s famous tragedy played out against a backdrop of DJs, rappers and the Chicago ghetto.
Join Tim Finn and a cast of singers and musicians to delve into musical excerpts...
RAW: Tim Finn - Star Navigator
13 - 14 March Q Loft Rock musician Tim Finn's newest work, Star Navigator, is based on the true story of Tahitian priest, Tupaia.
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Cherry's surfing her most powerful wave of creative energy since Raw Like Sushi
Neneh Cherry
4 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Hip-hop goddess Neneh Cherry performs with jazz/clubland duo RocketNumberNine+. Her trailblazing style has captivated audiences for three decades.
Incredible song-writing and guitar-playing infused with the sounds of the street...
5 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Spanish star guitarist Jairo Zavala (aka DePedro), who has played alongside Americana band Calexico, has a musical style that's a sexy mix of flamenco, blues, Afrobeat, Latin and rock.
Tafelmusik ranks among the world's top period ensembles
Tafelmusik: House of Dreams
6 March Great Hall One of world’s top baroque ensembles recreates the romance and atmosphere of an 18th-century salon. Enjoy a whimsical and highly visual programme of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi.
immaculate music... a sparkling collision of harmonies, horns, banjo, and Martin...
6 - 7 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Get a taste of the modern American mid-West as six friends from Wisconsin offer a serving of airy vocals, on-stage antics and quirky instruments, with a tonne of alt-indie fun in between!
This show was filled with screeching, giggling, running and dancing children all...
6 - 8 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Rock ‘n rollin’ jazz and snappy beats for kids aged one to seven, perfect to get them singing, twisting and dancing! Led by Australian opera and cabaret star Ali McGregor and a live jazz trio.
Monteverdi's passionate madrigal collection from 1638, played on instruments of ...
Close Encounters: Songs of Love and War - Monteverdi
8 March Leigh Sawmill Cafe Step away from the formal concert hall and into the rustic surrounds of the stunning Leigh Sawmill Cafe for an afternoon of romance, renaissance music and relaxation.
Three of New Zealand's most masterful singer-songwriters share guitar greats.
Pass the Gat
8 March Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square Three of Aotearoa’s best-loved singer-songwriters – Warren Maxwell, Louis Baker and Thomas Oliver – combine their genius and share guitar greats as they take turns ‘passing the gat’.
music of an entirely different hue: neither slavishly traditional nor wilfully c...
The Gloaming
11 March Great Hall This five-piece ‘supergroup’ proves that whilst Irish music may have spread far and wide, nothing has prepared audiences for their unique, revelatory sound.
The text is fiercely modern, delivered in a traditional operatic style that is a...
11 - 15 March ASB Theatre Brett Bailey - inspired by Verdi’s Macbeth - and ten spectacular African opera singers take us to modern day Congo, reinterpreting Shakespeare’s tale of ambition, corruption and witchcraft.