CLASSICAL EXPRESSIONS 2023

Classical Expressions is Whirinaki Whare Taonga's premiere classical music programme featuring the very best national and international artists. Ranging from chamber music to orchestral works, solo piano concerts on our Steinway Concert Grand Piano to intimate ensembles. We offer a diverse and appealing programme in a delightful theatre setting.

Classical Expressions is brought to you by Whirinaki Whare Taonga, The Upper Hutt Music Society and Chamber Music New Zealand.


Armstrong Jacob Trio featuring Jian Liu

Monday 6 March | 7.30pm

An electrifying ensemble made up of three of New Zealand's leading chamber musicians.

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Aroha String Trio

Monday 3 April | 7.30pm

The Aroha String Trio is firmly established as one of New Zealand's finest chamber music ensembles.

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Double Shot

Monday 22 May | 7.30pm

Double Shot provides a colourful mixture of percussion instruments based around marimba and vibraphone.

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Akarana Quartet

Monday 28 August | 7.30pm

An opportunity for audiences to celebrate intimate music making of the highest quality from world-class musicians.

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Wilma Smith and the Argyle Trio

Monday 11 September | 7.30pm

A wonderful musical experience that we’ll all remember and treasure.

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New Zealand Chamber Choir

Monday 9 October | 7.30pm

New Zealand's premier professional Chamber Choir.

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