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Community Classics: Ao Tūroa

26 Jun 2021 - 17 Jul 2021


Saturday 26 June 2021, 3.00pm - Saturday 26 June 2021, 4.00pm

Saturday 17 July 2021, 3.00pm - Saturday 17 July 2021, 4.00pm


  • 26 June - Vodafone Events Centre, 770 Great South Road, Wiri, Manukau
  • 17 July - Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street, City Centre

How can music represent the natural world around us? Can you make the call of the kiwi on a contrabassoon?

Community Classics in 2021 is inspired by New Zealand.

We will explore Ao Tūroa the natural world of Aotearoa including exciting new works inspired by New Zealand’s flora and fauna from composers Ryan Youens and Chris Adams written with this I mind.

With music from Disney’s Moana and Ladyhawke’s hit song River there will be something for all the whānau.

This is a free concert.


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