music month 2021

at the DPAG...

4 May 2021

We are celebrating New Zealand Music Month Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa at the Gallery this May with a varied and vibrant curated programme.  For over 20 years, NZ Music Month has sought to showcase and celebrate the vast array of music and musical talent on offer in Aotearoa through broadcasting and live performances. The Dunedin Public Art Gallery has been at the forefront of this celebration, presenting a varied and eclectic range of musical offerings throughout the years and this year is no exception...

14 May Fri 7.30pm MUSIC PERFORMANCE:
Tessa Romano, mezzo-soprano, and Jeremy Woodside, pianist and composer, present a recital at the Gallery as part of New Zealand music month. Door charge $20, students and seniors $15. Free entry for under 16s.

15 May Sat 12.30pm DANCE PERFORMANCE:
Footnote New Zealand Dance presents a physical response to visual art alongside original music by New Zealand composers. FREE

Internationally renowned New Zealand violinist and composer Mark Menzies presents a varied programme of works from both New Zealand and abroad. Performers will be joining Mark, including local violinist and composer Nathaniel Otley. FREE

20 May Thu 5pm-8pm THIRD THURSDAY:
We are celebrating NZ Music Month with Ōtepoti songwriter/producer Adelaide Cara accompanied by pianist Georgi Hampton.  This vibrant and eclectic event will once again be hosted in our Foyer and features DPAG T-Shirt and tote bag spray painting by Dunedin street artist DZNE. Please BYO T-shirt or purchase one from the shop. Come and explore the gallery after five and enjoy the fun, relaxed atmosphere while sipping a cocktail from our gin bar and enjoying some tasty treats from Nova Café. FREE music event. Cash bar & Nova Café.

25 May Tue 12.30pm MUSIC PERFORMANCE
in Scott Eady’s exhibition Cinelli 250: Ata mārie Ōtepoti: Musical instruments based on classical East Asian traditional instruments:  Hyun-ah Cho will play the Korean Gayaguum, Keran Li, will play the Chinese Yangqing and Bethany Waugh will play the Japanese Goto. FREE

[above: SCOTT EADY left: Ata mārie Ōtepoti 2021 neon. right: Chippendale Suite 2020-21 Cast iron and wood from a Brasted London upright piano, automotive paint, urethane varnish, bronze plaque, performers. All courtesy of the artist. Photograph by Justin Spiers]

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