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Press Kit: 2010 NZ International Arts Festival

Full Coverage of the 2010 New Zealand International Arts Festival

NZIAF 26 February – 21 March 2010

17 November 2009 3:32pm | 2010 International NZ Arts Festival

The New Zealand International Arts Festival has launched its programme for 2010. From internationally acclaimed conductor, Vladimir Ashkenazy to legendary sitar player, Ravi Shankar, the New Zealand International Arts Festival will present the best arts ... More >>

Programme for 2010 NZ Arts Festival

17 November 2009 3:30pm | 2010 International NZ Arts Festival

From internationally legendary sitar player, Ravi Shankar, to acclaimed conductor, Vladimir Ashkenazy the New Zealand International Arts Festival will present the best arts the world has to offer from 26 February to 21 March. More >>


Orchestra Breaks Baroque Music Out of the Box

17 November 2009 4:04pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

One of the world’s most popular Baroque ensembles makes its Australasian debut during the New Zealand International Arts Festival in 2010 with its energetic interpretation of classical and contemporary music. More >>

13 Most Beautiful...Songs for Warhol’s Screen Test

17 November 2009 4:03pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

When Dean Wareham brings 13 Most Beautiful ... to the New Zealand International Arts Festival next March he will be performing in his home town for the first time. More >>

Four Superstar Jazz Women Salute Nina Simone

17 November 2009 4:01pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

A supernova line up of four of the world’s great female vocalists – Dianne Reeves, Patti Austin, Lizz Wright and Simone - pay homage to the one and only Nina Simone in Sing The Truth: Nina Simone Remembered. More >>

New Zealand at Last for Baroque Pop Star

17 November 2009 4:00pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

When Rufus Wainwright takes the stage at the Wellington Town Hall for the New Zealand International Arts Festival next year it will be solo with a Steinway D grand piano. More >>

Shaun Tan’s Book Arrives On Stage at NZIAF

17 November 2009 3:58pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Creators Kate Parker and Julie Nolan combine visual and physical theatre to draw in all senses and tell the story of a character who is forced to leave his home country and create a new life in a strange world. This character is met with strange customs, ... More >>

A Play Without Words Set Behind The Iron Curtain

17 November 2009 3:57pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

“The 14 actors recreate amusingly and with precision that period of blissful innocence and inoffensive hysteria in the search for happiness” Le Courrier de Russie More >>

Galloping Irish Comedy Heading To The NZIAF

17 November 2009 3:56pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Celebrated Irish playwright Enda Walsh’s devastatingly funny play The Walworth Farce is on the largest international tour for a new work in recent times, and it’s heading to the New Zealand International Arts Festival for 2010. More >>

Powerhouse Play from Theatre Company TR Warszawa

17 November 2009 3:55pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Europe’s trailblazing theatre company TR Warszawa and its white hot writer-director Grzegorz Jarzyna bring their latest work T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T. to the New Zealand International Arts Festival next March. More >>

Iconoclastic Director Debuts His Latest Play In NZ

17 November 2009 3:54pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Legendary theatre director Peter Brook is currently in rehearsal with his latest work Eleven and Twelve ahead of its world premiere in Paris at the end of November, then subsequent tour to Poland and London then direct to the New Zealand International ... More >>

High flying Swedish Circus

17 November 2009 3:53pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Sweden’s Cirkus Cirkör brings its hit show, The TV3 Season of Inside out, to the New Zealand International Arts Festival with jaw-dropping athletics and playful magical storytelling that is all about the human heart and “something as simple as life.” More >>

A Journey through Faith and Imagination

17 November 2009 3:52pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Direct from the original Shaolin Temple in China, Saholin warrior monks perform the breathtaking dance work Sutra by of one of Europe’s most exciting choreographer-dancers, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, in its only Australasian performances at the New Zealand International ... More >>

the World with the ‘Symphony of a Thousand’

17 November 2009 3:51pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

The opening of New Zealand’s International Arts Festival on February 26 will gather together one of New Zealand’s largest ever orchestral and choral polyphonies for Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 lead by world renowned conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy. More >>

New Dance Programme Defies Borders

17 November 2009 3:50pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Dancers from China, the UK, France, Sweden, New Zealand and Australia push the edges of dance and the limits of the human body at the next 2010 New Zealand International Arts Festival. More >>

Students Get Unparalleled Access to NZIAF

17 November 2009 3:49pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

“We have a strong commitment to make the New Zealand International Arts Festival an educational environment for New Zealand’s artists and technicians of the future, and we invite schools throughout New Zealand to consider SchoolFest for their 2010 ... More >>

Special Programme for Kids at the NZIAF

17 November 2009 3:47pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

From Roald Dahl stories set to chamber music, theatre, dance, kids’ films, workshops and storytelling, Kids on Sundays offers loads of fun for kids of all ages. More >>

Classical Music Premieres at the NZIAF

17 November 2009 3:45pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

The New Zealand International Arts Festival has programmed a special weekend of classical music performances, films, and talks by renowned New Zealand and international artists in the Wellington Town Hall next March. More >>

Extensive Visual Arts Programme in NZIAF

17 November 2009 3:44pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

“The visual arts provide additional perspective to the Festival, opening our eyes to new ways of seeing and understanding that which is around us - it is a very important part of the Festival,” says Lissa Twomey, Artistic Director of the New Zealand ... More >>

RESTAGE to Support New Zealand Performance

17 November 2009 3:42pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

The New Zealand International Arts Festival launches a new initiative RESTAGE that brings New Zealand theatre and dance work back to the stage following their next phase of development. More >>

Free Events Galore at the NZIAF 2010

17 November 2009 3:40pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

On the Festival’s opening night, a live relay of the Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 will appear on a giant screen in Civic Square outside the Michael Fowler Centre where the performance, featuring the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra under the baton of ... More >>

The Festival within the Festival

17 November 2009 3:38pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Around the world attendance at literary festivals is skyrocketing. Writers and readers, in ever increasing numbers, are coming together to share ideas, explore and reflect on the world in which we live. More >>

New NZIAF Nightclub on the Wellington Waterfront

17 November 2009 3:37pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

A 500-seat performance venue and nightclub will be built on the Wellington waterfront especially for the 2010 New Zealand International Arts Festival. More >>

NZIAF 2010 Programme to the Wellington Region

17 November 2009 3:36pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

National and International artists will perform in communities in the wider Wellington Region as part of the New Zealand International Arts Festival’s Art On The Move programme. More >>

World Premieres for New Zealand Music and Theatre

17 November 2009 3:34pm | New Zealand International Arts Festival

Five world premieres of New Zealand theatre and classical music will be showcased at the New Zealand International Arts Festival in March next year. More >>

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