Critically acclaimed Kiwi musician Bic Runga, the first resident in The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora’s newly restored Creative Residencies programme, is performing a special concert to raise funds for the centre’s ongoing post-quake restoration.
The globally renowned musician is recognised as one of New Zealand’s most loved and treasured artists. Her many accolades include being made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to music in 2006 and being inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame in 2016, as well as almost every musical honour in Aotearoa, including the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll song-writing award.
Tickets to this not-to-be-missed fundraiser concert are $100 to $125 each.
For an extra-special experience, tickets including entry into an exclusive post-concert Meet the Artist event with Bic, plus wine and canapés, are $225 (limited to 15 people). This special event is event is generously sponsored by Georges Road Wines.
Tickets go on sale at https://www.artscentre.org.nz/events/matariki-bic-runga-live-in-the-great-hall/ on Friday 24 May 2019 at 10.00am.
Date: Friday 5 July 2019
Time: 7.00pm to 8.00pm
Venue: Great Hall, The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch.
Ticket pricing: Concert general admission $100 to $125, concert + Meet the Artist event $225. Tickets go on sale at https://www.artscentre.org.nz/events/matariki-bic-runga-live-in-the-great-hall/ on Friday 24 May 2019 at 10.00am.
This fundraising event is part of The Arts Centre’s Matariki 2019 celebrations. Matariki is the Māori New Year based on the lunar calendar. It is also the Māori name for the constellation known in English as the Pleiades.
This year’s events celebrate new beginnings and kai through korero, ngā mahi toi (art and creative making), waiata, kapa haka, and whakangahau (entertainment).
Find out more here: https://www.artscentre.org.nz/events/matariki-2019/