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Orchestra Wellington & Te Vaka Present Songs of 'Moana'

Experience the Music From Disney’s Moana with Te Vaka And Orchestra
Wellington Live

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.

Foa’i says this is the first time Te Vaka has performed Moana songs
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
energising experience.

“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.

“You can actually start to feel like you’re in a Disney movie because
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, Orchestra Wellington’s
‘Songs of Moana’ follows in the footsteps of this year’s sell-out
‘Under the Big Top’ family show with Circus Hub.

Orchestra Wellington and Te Vaka present
Saturday 14 July 2018, 2:00pm
Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington

Tickets from Ticketmaster
Adult: $30.00
Child: $18.00
Buy Tickets – 09-970 9700
Additional fees may apply


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