Join the Celtic Pipe Band Nelson display an afternoon of entertainment, with performances of both traditional and contemporary music from the past and present - featuring special musicians and dancers you are sure to go on a journey.
50 years ago, a story was told about the fateful night a newly engaged couple's car broke down on a stormy night and they went to a nearby castle to call for help. The events that followed and the people they met is something they will remember... for a very... long... time. Don't miss the […]
Beethoven meets Gareth Farr in a triple concerto showdown featuring NZTrio, alongside Ukranian composer Myroslav Skoryk's famed Hutsul Triptych and Melody. Conducted by James Donaldson, Director of the Nelson Centre of Musical Arts. Pre Concert Talk by Jason Balla 6.30 - 7.00pm (open to all) Concert Programme: Skoryk: Melody Beethoven: Triple Concerto Interval Skoryk: Hutsul […]
I Can Do It! is a song/story about the power of positive thinking, resilience, persistence and helping each other. Kids of all ages will love it! Join much loved entertainers Suzy Cato and Kath Bee as they get you moving and grooving, singing and dancing (and sprinkling sunshine)! Adored NZ icon Suzy Cato has been the […]
To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the release of her debut E.P. “Never Going Back” recorded in our grand Auditorium, Elisha Hobbs returns to record her 2023 live album as part of our lunchtime concert series. This is a unique opportunity to join her audience as part of a special historic event for both […]
We Three are made up of the musical talents of Trudi Wilson (vocals and keys) and Luke Wilkes (guitar) and Jim Boyden (percussion). This jazzy, soulful and dynamic threesome has a special knack of taking modern songs and gracefully ageing them, plus grabbing older songs and giving them a new and fresh twist. This is […]
The Vocal Collective was described on RNZ Today as “The single, most magnificent thing to come out of the earthquakes”. This contemporary music choir has gone from strength to strength and is back in Nelson by popular demand. Imagine… a whole collection of songs that populated the airwaves throughout the 1970s: The Beatles, Billy Joel, […]
The Gypsy, the Romantic and the Archduke - A Piano Trio Concert Fleur Jackson (violin) Lissa Cowie (cello) Josie Yau (piano)
Fresh from the 2023 National Band of New Zealand's Australian concert tour, Mike Ford will present a varied program of Tenor Horn music, accompanied by Louis Lucas-Perry. The repertoire includes beautiful melodies and technically brilliant pieces that will leave you wanting for more. Mike is the most well known proponent of the Tenor Horn in the […]
NZTrio + Friends A gorgeous, rejuvenating evening of chamber music and taonga puoro celebrating the conservation work of Forest & Bird. Featuring performances from NZTrio, Peter Scholes, Bridget Douglas, Rob Thorne and Yoshiko Tsuruta. Supported by: Nelson Magazine
True Stories told live without pictures or notes: Couch Stories is back with the much-loved couch, and all new stories. These tales walk all paths of life, centred around this year's theme, "Arrivals and Departures"
Prepare to be spellbound by the energising performance of Duo Enharmonics, the dynamic classical piano team hailing from New Zealand. Comprised of the extraordinary talents of Beth Chen and Nicole Chao, their partnership breathes new life into the classical music scene, delivering virtuosic and emotionally exhilarating programs that will leave you in awe. The sheer […]