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Michael Houstoun - A Final Concert

Michael Houstoun - A Final Concert


  • Sun 18 Oct, 3:00pm


Royal Wanganui Opera House, 69 Saint Hill St, Whanganui


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $35.00
  • Senior: $32.00
  • Chamber Music Wanganui Members: $20.00
  • Student: $5.00
  • Buy Tickets – 06 349 0511

As one of NZ’s most celebrated soloists and chamber musicians, Michael Houstoun needs no introduction to the public. This concert, however, is the last time we will hear Michael in Whanganui –one of his final concerts, and a grand end to our 2020 series!

Earlier last year Michael posted ”After almost 50 years as a professional musician I have decided to retire, hang up my fingers, call it quits and begin a new phase of my fortunate life.”

His programme includes Beethoven’s mighty “Waldstein” Sonata, Debussy Images Book1, Chopin’s Sonata in B min and Bach-Busoni Chaconne. Don't miss this opportunity to hear one of NZ's musical heroes for the last time.

Consider purchasing a Full or General subscription – see information below.

Ticket price: service fee $1 per ticket

Pick-up from the Box Office or Post $3, Courier $7 / Rural $10.
No refunds/no exchanges.

Celebrity Subscription Series 2020.

Concert 1: NZ String Quartet - Beethoven 250th anniversary concert
Thursday 12 March 7.30pm

Concert 2: Cowan/Darroch duo - guitar and flute
Friday 15 May 7.30pm

Concert 3: NZ Trio - violin, cello & piano
Saturday 13 June 7.30pm

Bonus Concert: Lucien Johnson Quartet - jazz saxophone, piano, drums, bass
Saturday 4 July 7.30pm

Concert 4: Michael Hill International Violin Competition Winner Anna Im (violin), Stephen de Pledge (piano)
Sunday 2 August 4pm

Concert 5: Michael Houstoun Final concert
Sunday 18 October 3pm

Ticket price: service fee $1 per ticket
Full Subscription (4 pre-paid tickets) $95

This gives you pre-paid entry for 4 seats at any concert or event with any further seats at the discount price of $20. Your membership card will have 4 spaces for stamping when you attend concerts – this is instead of actual tickets.

General Subscription (membership discount at any concert) $30
All seats $20 on presentation of a membership card.

Tickets can also be purchased from Royal Wanganui Opera House Booking Office.

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