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Pre-concert Talks

2020 Season

Our free pre-concert talks offer a fascinating insight into the music you are about to experience.

45 minutes before the start of each major concert in the Town Hall our knowledgeable guest speakers offer you fascinating insights into the programme you are about to hear. This is your chance to discover more about the composers, music and musicians, and enrich your concert-going experience.

Join us in the Concert Chamber and let us set the scene for the concert to come.

New Zealand Herald Premier Series

Concert

Date

Speaker

Welcome Back with Houstoun

9 July
7:15 pm

Robert Johnson
New Horizons

30 July
7:15 pm

TBC
Symphonic Dances

20 August
7:15 pm

Robert Johnson
Grace & Grandeur

24 Sep
7:15 pm

TBC
Reflections

22 Oct
7:15 pm

Antonia Barnett-McIntosh
Poetry & Passion

12 Nov
7:15 pm

Antonia Barnett-McIntosh

Great Classics

Concert

Date

Speaker

Mozart & Dvořák 

16 Jul
6:45 pm

TBC
Love Stories

13 Aug
6:45 pm

Kevin Bishop
Fairytale Romance

5 Nov
6:45 pm

Thomas Hamill

Opera In Concert

Concert

Date

Speaker

Britten's Peter Grimes

9 Oct
6:45 pm

Alistair McKean

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