Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series 2021

Enjoy a remarkable line-up of renowned local, national and international artists performing in a beautiful heritage venue.

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Welcome to The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora.

Dating back to 1877, The Arts Centre has a rich history and an exciting future.


Located in the heart of Ōtautahi Christchurch, The Arts Centre is an Aotearoa New Zealand landmark – home to galleries, museums, cinemas, boutique retailers, artisan eateries and bars, engaging events, stunning venues and much more.

Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series 2021

Specific Mondays Great Hall

Enjoy a remarkable line-up of renowned local, national and international artists performing in a beautiful heritage venue.


Easter Mākete

28 March 2021 Market Square

Hop along to The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora’s pre-Easter Mākete for a fun-filled day of boutique shopping.

Free


Te Moana Nui a Kiwa, 2021

4 February to 7 March 2021 Library

The Central Art Gallery showcase the exhibition Te Moana Nui a Kiwa by Michel Tuffery.

Free


Jun Bouterey-Ishido (piano) and Matilde Loureiro (violin)

8 March 2021 Great Hall

Come and listen to these two talented, world class musicians while they are here from Europe.


Yulia (vocalist)

15 March 2021 Great Hall

It is wonderful to welcome internationally acclaimed vocalist Yulia to the Great Hall stage again after her stunning 2020 concert.  


John Bevin (jazz trio)

22 March 2021 Great Hall

Sit back, relax and absorb the sultry smooth sounds that will make this concert memorable and leave you wanting more.


Fiona Pears (violin) and Connor Hartley-Hall (guitar)

29 March 2021 Great Hall

Violinist Fiona Pears and guitarist Connor Hartley-Hall share a love of Gypsy jazz.


Natalia Lomeiko (violin) and Sarah Watkins (piano)

Tuesday 6 April 2021 Great Hall

Come and hear internationally acclaimed violinist Natalia Lomeiko and highly regarded pianist Sarah Watkins perform works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Grieg and Carr.


Owls Do Cry

7 – 9 April 2021 The Gym

Considered the first great New Zealand novel, Janet Frame’s Owls Do Cry follows the story of the Withers siblings, Daphne, Chicks, Toby and Francie, and their lives in small town New Zealand following a family tragedy.


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