Concerts & live events

Lunchtime Concert: The Goya Ensemble

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

The Goya Trio This exciting and creative trio presents seldom-heard chamber music works which include the guitar. The unusual combination of strings encompasses a beautiful balance of soprano, alto and […]

NBS Live Lounge: The Nile Street Project

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

With their blending sounds of chiming and softly percussive instruments The Nile Street Project are producing lushly harmonic and sonorous modern classical atmospheres with their interpretations of contemporary compositions from […]

Daniel Champagne – The Pursuit World Tour

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

The young virtuoso recently described as “the finest guitar player of this generation” has fallen in love with New Zealand and after sellout tours through North America and Europe he […]

Pathways to the Soul 1

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

Complete Sonatas for Piano and Cello by Beethoven and Brahms Programme I (Saturday 27th July) Beethoven Sonata for Piano & Cello No. 1 in F major, No. 2 in G […]

Pathways to the Soul 2

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

Complete Sonatas for Piano and Cello by Beethoven and Brahms Programme II (Sunday 28th July) Beethoven Sonata for Piano & Cello No. 3 in A major (Op.69), & No. 5 […]

NBS Live Lounge: Peace of Me

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

Life is busy. One way we deal with it is that we jam music together; a bit of escapism. Songs that we want to listen to and enjoy is our criteria. Upbeat, chill, […]

Music Mix – Lloyd & Debra Houghton – Banjo & Fiddle

Victory Community Centre 2 Totara Street, Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson City Council, with Nelson Centre of Musical Arts and Multicultural Nelson Tasman, presents a series of weekly encounters with music and musicians. Music Mix is a chance for people […]

Chroma Sings Jazz

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

This exciting concert will feature the worldwide choral hit - Mass in Blue by Will Todd. This is a contemporary fusion of the traditional Latin Mass with elements of jazz and blues. […]

Chroma Sings Jazz

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

This exciting concert will feature the worldwide choral hit - Mass in Blue by Will Todd. This is a contemporary fusion of the traditional Latin Mass with elements of jazz and blues. […]

NBS Live Lounge: Ampersand

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

The jazz trio Ampersand are offering their flavour of jazz mixed with some blues and funky grooves. The band consists of Brett Holland (guitar and vocals), Fraser Campbell (bass) and […]

Music Mix – Brett Holland – Guitar

Victory Community Centre 2 Totara Street, Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson City Council, with Nelson Centre of Musical Arts and Multicultural Nelson Tasman, presents a series of weekly encounters with music and musicians. Music Mix is a chance for people […]

Lunchtime Concert: Kapustin and Bach

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

Flautist Tony Ferner joins cellist James Donaldson and pianist Kyoko Takashima in two varied, fun and energetic Trios. The staunch baroque-era Lutheran J.S. Bach wrote his Sonata in E Major […]

Celebrating Bach – Pianist, Prof. Michael Tsalka

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

CELEBRATING BACH Bachian Elegies: Capriccios, Sonatas, Concerti by J. S. Bach and C.P.E. Bach (And works by Prof. Joan Josep Gutierrez Yzquierdo, Prof. Aspasia Nasopoulou, Prof. Leonardo Coral, Prof. Diana […]

NBS Live Lounge: Not Too Dry

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

A three-piece band playing Jazz, Swing, Latin, Retro-pop, and Blues. Warren McClew - Drums Barry Korcheski – Key Board, Hammond Organ and vocalist Iain Clark - Sax and Clarinet   […]

Music Mix – String Orchestra + Try an Instrument

Victory Community Centre 2 Totara Street, Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson City Council, with Nelson Centre of Musical Arts and Multicultural Nelson Tasman, presents a series of weekly encounters with music and musicians. Music Mix is a chance for people […]

Cat Video Festival

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

The Cat Video Festival is back!! It’s fun, it’s weird, it’s the Cat Video Festival Fundraiser for NCMA. Join us for a paws-itively hilarious evening as we showcase the internet’s […]

The Kids Sing

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

The Kids Sing is a festival of song for primary and intermediate students. Students learn some new vocal warmups before they do their school performances during the day with a […]

Lunchtime Concert: Nelson Youth Choir

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson Youth Choir is an independent, auditioned choir of young people from the ages of 12 – 23 years old from schools in the Nelson/Tasman area as well as home […]

Music Mix – Vamos!

Victory Community Centre 2 Totara Street, Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson City Council, with Nelson Centre of Musical Arts and Multicultural Nelson Tasman, presents a series of weekly encounters with music and musicians. Music Mix is a chance for people […]

Choral Magnificence

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

The 18th century was a turning point in how choral music was written and performed. In their Choral Magnificence concert, the Nelson Civic Choir shares with us some of history’s […]

Choral Magnificence

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

The 18th century was a turning point in how choral music was written and performed. In their Choral Magnificence concert, the Nelson Civic Choir shares with us some of history’s […]

Music Mix – Kath Bee Song Writing

Victory Community Centre 2 Totara Street, Nelson, New Zealand

Nelson City Council, with Nelson Centre of Musical Arts and Multicultural Nelson Tasman, presents a series of weekly encounters with music and musicians. Music Mix is a chance for people […]

Lunchtime Concert: An English Song Recital

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

Music Director and Pianist Jason Balla is joined by Baritone Roderick Williams in a programme of English Songs by Britten, Vaughan Williams, Butterworth, Finzi, Ireland, Gurney and others. Both musicians […]

NBS Live Lounge: Midnight Swim

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

Midnight Swim’s five singers and accompanying guitarist have performed together in various musical groups throughout their lives. They formed a group in Nelson in March 2021 to sing songs they love […]

Lunchtime Concert: Mozart Flute & Piano Quartets

Nelson Centre of Musical Arts 48 Nile St, Nelson, New Zealand

Mozart’s chamber music is often overshadowed by his symphonic music, despite having written some of the most beautiful and definitive music in the genre. Renowned fortepianist Colleen Rae-Gerrard and flutist […]

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