National Tours

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IRMT 2020 Annual Conference

Auckland     /    

In 2020, Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand (IRMTNZ) will host Bridging Cultures: Beethoven 250 and Beyond from 16-19 January 2020 at King's College in Otahuhu, Auckland. IRMTNZ holds annual national conferences which provide outstanding professional advice, collegial support and inspiration. 

National Tour 2020: BEETHOVEN

North & South Island     /    

2020 marks 250 years since Beethoven’s birth. We’re celebrating by embarking on an ambitious project touring Beethoven’s complete string quartets throughout New Zealand – and internationally.

Letters from Iraq: Rahim AlHaj with NZSQ

Hamilton, Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Invercargill, & Dunedin     /    

Love and loss. Home and hope. Iraqi-American composer and oud player, Rahim AlHaj and percussionist Nicholas Baker joins NZSQ and double bassist, Joan Perarnau Garriga, with Letters from Iraq.

Celebrate 400

Wellington & Paekakariki     /    

400 years ago – before the birth of Bach, Vivaldi, or Handel – the renowned instrument-maker Nicolò Amati crafted an exquisite viola in his Italian workshop. Is this marvellous Amati viola now the oldest string instrument in New Zealand? We believe so!

National Tour 2019

National     /    

It’s not long now until we’re coming your way on our 2019 National Tour. This June and July we’re heading up and down the country bringing you two programmes of music that will transport you from the 18th to 21st centuries.

Chamber Music New Zealand 2019 Season

National     /    

We return to Chamber Music New Zealand’s Regional Series playing favourites from Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Shostakovich as well as work, Bai sanxian, by Jack Body. We worked closely with Jack over several decades at the New Zealand School of Music - his output includes a great variety of forms from opera...
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