CANCELLED – OCT Ensemble presents Nature Inspired

21 November 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Te Whare Tapere Iti
Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Gate 1, University of Waikato, Knighton Road
from $15
CANCELLED - OCT Ensemble presents Nature Inspired @ Te Whare Tapere Iti

Unfortunately, due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions we have had to make the difficult decision to cancel this concert. Ticket holders will be contacted in due course.

With a view of the lake and gardens, and the reflections on the water, experience an intimate connection with nature inspired music and poetry in the warm acoustic of Te Whare Tapere Iti at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.

Featuring Cian Parker, pianists Camilla Oliviera and Jiazhou Conroy Hu and the fine musicians of OCT Ensemble conducted by Rupert D’Cruze – in a programme of Copland’s Appalachian Spring and the brilliantly imaginative Carnival of the Animals by Saint-Saëns, paired with New Zealand poetry by Hone Tuwhare, Denis Glover and Dinah Hawken.


Copland – Appalachian Spring

Saint-Saëns – The Carnival of the Animals

Conductor – Rupert D’Cruze

Concert Master – Yanghe Yu (APO Acting Deputy Principal)