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2015 Festival Programme Launched

2015 Festival Programme Launched

We're thrilled to announce the much anticipated launch of our 2015 Festival Programme!

Join us for 10 days of wonderful music making with international artists Kathryn Stott(England-), the Ying Quartet (USA), The Song Company(Australia) and David Griffiths (Australia) as well as some of New Zealand's leading chamber musicians including our very own New Zealand String Quartet.

Through dynamic and exciting collaborations, we'll present rare and beautiful works in our wonderful concert venues.

Included will be a mini Piano Festival showcasing not only four of New Zealand's leading pianists, but also US based New Zealander Nicola Melville and our special English guest Kathryn Stott.

There are too many highlights to list in this newsletter, so please check out the full programme here
You can read about our guests here
Read about how to book for the Festival here

Festival Passes Now On Sale

Following the success of our Festival Pass system last Festival, we are again offering Festival Passes for the most enthusiastic and dedicated chamber music lovers this time around.

This year the Festival pass includes two complimentary special 'Up Close' events which are exclusive to Festival Pass holders and Impresario donors.

The first will be a journey to our stunning Nelson Lakes National Park to hear the Ying Quartet perform in the delightful Chapel By The Lake, followed by lunch at the Alpine Lodge.

The second will be a trip to explore Nelson's wine making area 'the Moutere'. We'll visit an art glass blowing studio, hear the Song Company perform in a country church and then enjoy a picnic lunch at Neudorf Wineries.

Festival passes are available only through to the 30th September and we encourage early booking to avoid disappointment.

You can read more about Festival Passes here
You can book online here

Booking Information

Festival Passes allow entrance to all 29 Festival events except the Gala Dinner (book separately) and includes two complimentary 'Up Close' events. Festival Passes are on sale from 1st to 30th September. The cost is $895 and purchase can be made here

If you prefer, you can book your Festival Pass by phoning the helpful people at the Theatre Royal on+64 3 548-3840

Tickets for individual concerts go on sale on 1st October 2014.

Read the welcomes from our Artistic DirectorsHelene Pohl and Gillian Ansell, and also our Chairperson Colleen Marshall here

We love our concert venues. Read about them here, where you can explore seating plans.

The New Zealand String Quartet's current 'Salon Series' New Zealand Tour will be well worth catching. Full details and programmes can be found here


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