Poetry Shelf Noticeboard: Wellington – NZSO with panelists Ariana Tikao, Tayi Tibble and Sam Duckor Jones 


The NZSO is throwing open the doors and inviting you to join us for a variety of free events for all ages.

Sat, 10 July, 10.30am-5.30pm
Michael Fowler Centre


Open Doors is proudly supported by

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Note some events require online registration due to limited spaces, see link below for details.

Storytime Live & Instrument Petting Zoo 10.30–11.30am
Join us for a short performance of NZSO Storytime live –a selection of kiwi children’s book favourites accompanied live by members of the National Youth Orchestra.

Children of all ages can the explore the Instrument Petting Zoo, getting up close with various instruments and musicians of the National Youth Orchestra. 

Words and Music 12.30pm – 1.30pm

With Stravinsky influenced by literature in much of his musical works, and Shostakovich’s Leningrad inspiring works of both non-fiction and fiction, NZSO with panelists
Ariana Tikao, Tayi Tibble and Sam Duckor Jones partner with Verb Wellington to explore the connection between the two art forms through a discussion with New Zealand writers on how music has influenced their work. 

Full day’s programme here

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