CLASSICAL EXPRESSIONS 2024

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.


How Do I Feel?

Sunday 14 April | 1.00pm and 3.00pm

The New Zealand String Quartet present a family concert exploring emotions through music.

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Aurum Duo

Thursday 18 April | 7.30pm

A flute and cello duo featuring Barbara Hill from Berlin, Germany with Robert Ibell.

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Amici Ensemble

Thursday 9 May | 7.30pm

The Amici Ensemble perform two of the most beautiful string quintets by Mozart and Brahams.

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Andrew Joice and Jian Liu

Thursday 27 June | 7.30pm

Andrew Joyce and Jian Liu perform an ambitious programme that celebrates their musical and cultural heritages.

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New Zealand Army Band

Thursday 8 August | 7.30pm

New Zealand's only professional brass band perfrom a programme of work to delight and entertain.

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Muriwai

Thursday 10 October | 7.30pm

A single movement work exploring strong kaupapa Māori concepts through a combination of Māori and Celtic musical traditions.

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