CLASSICAL EXPRESSIONS 2021

Classical Expressions is Expressions Whirinaki'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 Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Centre and The Upper Hutt Music Society.

We are proudly supported by The Community Trust of Wellington

Funding Partners: The Community Trust of Wellington
Theatre Sponsor: Gillies Group
Print Partner: Valley Print


Classical Expressions 2021 present

TRIO ELAN

Monday 12 April 2021 | 7.30pm

Trio √Član is an electrifying new ensemble made up of three of New Zealand's leading chamber musicians: violinist Donald Armstrong, saxophonist Simon Brew and pianist Sarah Watkins.

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Classical Expressions 2021 present

JIAN LIU

Monday 21 June 2021 | 7.30pm

Jian Liu has been gaining a reputation as a well sought-after solo pianist, chamber musician, and educator across the globe. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Europe, Asia, and North America.

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Classical Expressions 2021 present

LES VOISINS FRENCH BAROQUE

Monday 16 August 2021 | 7.30pm

Les Voisins (translated - neighbours) is a coming together of worlds, neighbours and friends. A classical trio, traversing the music of France from the tender kernel of the French Baroque, through the vibrant colours of impressionism, and into the swinging jazz Hot Club de France

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Classical Expressions 2021 present

ARGYLE TRIO FT. WILMA SMITH

Monday 30 August 2021 | 7.30pm

Since Wilma Smith, celebrated Kiwi violinist, left New Zealand she has annually brought together different groups of musical friends she thinks might create exciting chemistry and they design programmes full of variety and appeal.

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Classical Expressions 2021 present

VOICES

Monday 27 September 2021| 7.30pm

Fall in love with the music of this exquisite new vocal ensemble made up of singers from our national chamber choir, Voices New Zealand.

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Classical Expressions 2021 present

ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY BAND

Monday 4 October 2021| 7.30pm

The Royal New Zealand Navy Band is an extremely versatile ensemble of full time professional military musicians.

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