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  • Fire & Grace

    Bach meets bluegrass in this beguiling performance by Canadian-born violinist Edwin Huizinga and Grammy Award-winning guitarist William Coulter from the US.

    Venue: Adam Concert Room

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  • Band rotundas in New Zealand

    The beauty of the New Zealand band rotunda

    From their use as restaurants to observatories, protest platforms to venues for royal visits, as well as their traditional function as settings for community music making, New Zealand’s band rotundas have a diverse history—one which is being told at an exhibition being launched Monday 13 March at the Turnbull Gallery at the National Library of New Zealand.