CLASSICAL EXPRESSIONS 2017

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.

Roger Lloyd, Artistic Director, Classical 2017

 


Classical Expressions presents

NZ TRIO

Monday 1 May 2017 | 7.30pm

Smashing the preconceptions of classical music being stuffy, these top calibre musicians bring a daringly eclectic programme which is fresh and approachable, appealing to all walks of life.

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Classical Expressions presents

JIAN LIU

Monday 26 June 2017 | 7.30pm

Sought-after solo pianist, chamber musician, and educator across the globe Liu brings a unique programme of famous piano Masters together with two short NZ works.

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Classical Expressions presents

ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE BAND

Monday 24 July 2017 | 7.30pm

In a rare treat, New Zealand's only full size permanent symphonic band will perform well-known classical works. This acclaimed band, renowned for their charm, humour and charisma is sure to delight.

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Classical Expressions presents

ORCHESTRA WELLINGTON

Sunday 27 August 2017 | 1pm

Music lovers of all ages are in for a treat in this Sunday afternoon concert with members from the respected and delightful Orchestra Wellington. Featuring a lively and informative programme, full of fun, this is a rare opportunity for the whole family.

 

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Classical Expressions presents

NEW ZEALAND STRING QUARTET

Monday 11 September 2017 | 7.30pm

The Quartet is known for its imaginative programming, its compelling communication and dynamic performing and for its powerful connection with audiences of all kinds. Featuring a substantial programme of three major and well known works this concert will be a passionate evening not to be missed.

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Classical Expressions presents

MICHAEL HOUSTOUN

Monday 23 October 2017 | 7.30pm

Classical Expressions favourite Michael Houstoun presents a collection of 48 pieces often regarded as the most influential works in the history of Western classical music, totalling 100 minutes of music.

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Proudly supported by Gee & Hickton Funeral Services

Classical Expressions is bought to you by Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Centre and The Upper Hutt Music Society with funding from The Lion Foundation and the Community Trust of Wellington.