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Chamber Music New Zealand presents Taonga Moana - A love letter to the oceans

Saturday 19th October 2019

National chamber choir Voices New Zealand perform a programme celebrating 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.

Running time I 80 minutes with no interval

Additional information
Pre-Concert Talk I A pre-concert talk will take place 45 minutes prior to the performance. These are a great way to discover more about what you'll experience that night.

Family Friendly


October 19, 2019


19:30 - 21:30


Nelson & suburbs


Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
48 Nile Street, Nelson, New Zealand

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Adult $44, Child $10, Concession $38 (excluding service fees)

Tickets from Ticketdirect ph. 0800 224 224.


Ph. 03 548 9477

Additional Info

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