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CMNZ: TAONGA MOANA - VOICES NEW ZEALAND

12 Oct 2019

New Zealand’s premier national chamber choir Voices New Zealand perform a stunning musical and visual reminder about the beauty and importance of our oceans, essential to survival on our planet. This inspiring concert celebrates our oceans as taonga with uplifting and moving music from around the globe.

A newly commissioned work by New Zealand’s Warren Maxwell (composer of the glorious soundtrack to the Waka Odyssey in the 2018 NZ Festival) will capture his personal experiences of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica when spending time on the ice. Traversing the northern ocean currents, Finnish composer Jaakko Mäntyjärvi will create a new work about the Arctic Ocean.

A landscape of projected moving images will accompany the music. Created by multimedia artists Tim and Mic Gruchy whose visual designs have featured in works by the likes of Opera Australia, Sydney Theatre Company, New Zealand Festival and Australian Dance Theatre, this will be a spectacular audio visual celebration.

“… The oceans are under threat now as never before in human history. We can now destroy or we can cherish. The choice is ours.” – Sir David Attenborough

This performance is also audio-described for those who are blind, have low vision, or who are otherwise visually impaired. A touch tour will also take place prior to the concert. To learn more and to book tickets, call 0800 266 2378 or email outreach@chambermusic.co.nz.

A Reserve $44.00
A Reserve Concession $38.00
B Reserve $26.00
B Reserve Concession $23.00
Children & Students (with ID) $10.00
Service fees apply

 

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Saturday 12 October, 7.30pm