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RNZB Tutus on Tour

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to expand the company’s much-loved regional touring programme in 2020, featuring works tailor-made for the RNZB by trail blazing choreographers at home in New Zealand and on the world stage.

A family programme for all ages, watch the dancers of the RNZB perform their favourites works. With tickets priced at just $27-$37 for adults ($12-$22 for children) these special shows are guaranteed to sell fast – book now! Booking fees may apply.

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New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Presents

Goldberg Variations

Vesa-Matti Leppanen Director/Violin

Stephen De Pledge Fortepiano


JS Bach Goldberg Variations

JS Bach’s Goldberg Variations is a masterpiece. First written for harpsichord, it opens with a beautifully tranquil and ornamented aria followed by intricate and distinct variations. NZSO performs this gem of the baroque idiom for regional audiences with the variations performed on a variety of instruments.

“The different instruments will add a huge amount of colour to the variations, making an already exquisite work even more mesmerising for audiences” says NZSO Concertmaster and Baroque Series Director Vesa-Matti Leppänen. “Bach’s Goldberg Variations is hauntingly beautiful and a work of genius. It’s the most incredible piece.”

Saturday 7 March 2020 7:30pm, Coastlands Theatre.


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Public Open Day Saturday 22nd February 2020 0900 – 1500

Nau Mai Haere Mai

Come and explore the new Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre and get a back stage tour of all of the facilities included in this incredible venue. See the theatres and dance studios in action and take centre stage to view it from the performers perspective.

The Public Open Day is our way of showing our community what a truly magnificent facility Kāpiti now has.

Entry will be by gold coin donation to support final fundraising efforts for the Centre.

There will also be an array of Food Trucks located out the front of the Centre.
The Public Open Day will celebrate all things performance and thank the community allowing an up close look at this incredible new venue. This marks the start of the two-week opening season as local talent and two of the biggest names in New Zealand performing arts take to the new stage and put the Centre through its paces.
Let your friends know you’re coming along – check out our Facebook event!