Works inspired by Italian cullture, scenery and lifestyle by foreign composers Berlioz, Elgar and Tchakovsky are the thematic basis of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's spring programme Travels In Italy (at the Air Force Museum on October 11), which features viola virtuoso Antoine Tamestit (pictured). 

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Devilskin

The Devil gets all the best tunes

The hard-charging Hamilton rockers, fresh off a successful tour of the UK earlier this year, are back to rark us up in October.

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CSO: Ode To Joy

Sing it brothers and sisters

The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and a host of local choirs showcase one of the best works from one of history's greatest composers.

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Spring in Christchurch means daffodils, blossoms, a too-early start to the cricket season – and of course the festival of fashion, fillies and fun that is New Zealand Cup & Show Week.

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Canterbury A&P Show 2017

Town Goes Country

It simply wouldn't be a Christchurch spring without the agricultural expo/fair/food-fest/extravaganza that is the Canterbury A&P Show.

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SCAPE Public Art 2017

Taken To Art

Christchurch is set to get a whole lot more colourful from October 7 through to November 18 with this year's SCAPE Public Art season.

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CMNZ: Imani Winds

Chamber Music New Zealand 2017

Chamber Music New Zealand’s 2017 season concludes with the fun, fire and flair of the energetic and flamboyant Imani Winds ensemble.

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Hurley-Burly

Boo Radley's presents Ben Hurley

Boo Radley's big comedy nights continue with the visit of NZ comedy superstar Ben Hurley on October 26th.

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CSO: Ode To Joy

14 Oct 2017

Chief Conductor Benjamin Northey leads the CSO through perhaps the most famous piece for ...

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CMNZ: Imani Winds

10 Oct 2017

Chamber Music New Zealand’s 2017 season concludes with fun, fire and flair when the energetic ...

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