Orchestra Wellington & Te Vaka Present Songs of 'Moana'
Experience the Music From Disney’s Moana with Te Vaka And
Moana songwriter, Opetaia
Foa’i is coming to the capital to lead his
band, Te Vaka, for their first ever performance of the soundtrack
Moana in New Zealand in July 2018.
says this is the first time Te Vaka has performed Moana
with a symphony orchestra live, and is also Te Vaka’s first
performance in a decade in Wellington.
With hit tracks 'We Know The Way' and 'How Far
I’ll Go”, the show
titled ‘Songs of Moana’ features the most successful movie soundtrack
since the Lion King.
Te Vaka’s beautiful melodies and harmonies
are not-to-be-missed, with
thrilling log drumming, and flamboyant dancing in an explosive family
Aucklander Foa’i says writing the music
to Moana was an absolutely
“They said, ‘think Lion King, set in the
South Pacific 2000 years ago’
and we would like you to write the music,” Opetaia Foa’i said.
actually start to feel like you’re in a Disney movie
things like this don’t happen in real life – but it did happen.”
Te Vaka, the group of musicians and
dancers brought together under the
inspired leadership of Foa’i, has toured the world extensively for
more than 20 years representing New Zealand and the South Pacific.
With a reputation for creative programming,
‘Songs of Moana’ follows in the footsteps of this year’s sell-out
‘Under the Big Top’ family show with Circus Hub.
Wellington and Te Vaka present
SONGS OF MOANA
Saturday 14 July 2018, 2:00pm
Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington
Tickets from Ticketmaster
Buy Tickets – 09-970 9700
Additional fees may apply