As with any international
city that has many exciting events and happenings Auckland is no
different. You will find everything in this great little city from
concerts to live music,
sporting events, exhibitions, performing arts, festivals, markets,
workshops and much much more.... there's something for everyone.
Some upcoming events...
Auckland International Cabaret Season
. The Auckland International Cabaret Season
returns for five intoxicating nights at the Great Hall and
Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall from
2-6 September. A sizzling
line up of intimate shows from Camille O'Sullivan (IRE), Paul
Capsis (AUS), Tim Finn (NZ), Yana Alana (AUS), Lady Sings the Blues
(various NZ artists) and Exposing Edith (AUS), and the season
expands into the Herald Theatre with Ronnie Burkett (CAN) and his
extraordinary lifelike marionettes.
Cats - Win tickets! The
acclaimed West End revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking
musical comes to Auckland for a strictly limited season.
At The Civic theatre from 11
September - 4 October. Based on T. S. Eliot's Old
Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the show is set amongst a
larger-than-life junkyard playground and is alive with our
favourite feline characters including Rum Tum Tugger, Mr
Mistoffelees, Macavity, Jennyanydots, Old Deuteronomy, Grizabella
Tosca A New Zealand Opera
production at the ASB Theatre,
Aotea Centre from 17-27
September. Puccini's Tosca is the
opera that conquered the world. This passionate story of lust,
revenge and sacrifice is one of the most successful and beloved
operas in the repertoire. Jealous and fiercely loyal, Tosca's
turbulent contradictions compel us. Accompanied by the
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.
Taku Tāmaki - Auckland Stories At the
Auckland Museum until 18 October. As
Auckland marks its 175th year, this special home-grown exhibition
invites you to become explorers of the city. Full
of inspiring and curious things to see and do, you'll discover what
the city is about, what shaped it and where it might be headed.
Free with museum entry.
A Midsummer Night's Dream at ASB
Theatre in Aotea Centre from 2 to 6 September.
an unprecedented artistic coup, the Royal New Zealand Ballet has
commissioned one of the world's most sought after choreographers
working today, Liam Scarlett, to create a brand new ballet for the
costume and set designer Tracy Grant Lord will create a glorious
new vision of thousands of lights, glitter and butterflies. The set
is the biggest the RNZB has ever created. Mendelssohn's
wonderful and highly recognisable music will be performed by the
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in Auckland, conducted by RNZB
Music Director Nigel Gaynor.
Wunderrūma: New Zealand
Jewellery at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o
New Zealand Jewellery is curated by two of the country's most
prominent jewellers, Karl Fritsch and Warwick Freeman, and displays
the largest collection of contemporary New Zealand
includes works from more than 75 contemporary artists, as well as
Māori taonga (treasure) and Pacific and historical jewellery.
ASB Auckland Marathon
On Sunday the 1st November, 6am-3pm. You
are invited to join us on the start line at the 2015 ASB Auckland
Marathon on Sunday 1 November 2015. New
Zealand's biggest city will host a festival of events including the
ASB Auckland Marathon, Half Marathon, 12k Traverse, Heart
Foundation 5k Challenge and Kids Marathon for you to believe,
achieve and succeed. Info at http://www.aucklandmarathon.co.nz/