Win tickets to the NZSO’s An Evening With Simon O’Neill

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's 2018 season continues next month with internationally renowned tenor Simon O’Neill returning home to perform a special series of concerts a concert featuring works by Richard Wagner and Anton Bruckner. The Christchurch concert will take place on Wednesday 13 June at the Isaac Theatre Royal. An Evening with Simon O’Neill will…
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Chatting with a Poo-Bah

A NZ Opera production of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular comic opera, The Mikado, opens this week in Christchurch at the Isaac Theatre Royal. Australian bass-baritone Andrew Collis has performed all over the world and appears in this production in the role of Poo-Bah. I chatted with him last week about the world of The…
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The Gig Guide: March 2017

Planning on attending a concert, show, or gig in Christchurch? Then why not take a look at what we've got of that artist's back catalogue? Comedy Fawlty Towers live 21 February - 4 March Kids Peppa Pig: Muddy puddles live! 3-4 March Music Steve and Ainsley Apirana 1 March Alison Wonderland 2 March Dictaphone Blues…
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La Traviata

Last night I had my first ever opera experience. Although I generally enjoy live music and performance I wasn't 100% if I would like opera, even with the excellent introduction to the operatic world I got from a bonafide opera singer. I mean, all that warbling and melodrama. Maybe it would be a bit OTT…
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The Gig Guide: May to July 2016

Planning on attending a concert, show, or gig in Christchurch? Then why not take a look at what we've got of that artist's back catalogue? Music New Zealand Music Month performances at Christchurch City Libraries, throughout May Stephen Hough plays Brahms with the NZSO, 19 May Cherie Currie (formerly of the Runaways), 22 May The…
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