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Wallace National Piano Competition - Opening Ceremony


Thu 13 Jul 2017, 7:30pm–9:00pm

Where: The University of Auckland Music Theatre, 6 Symonds Street, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • WNPC Opening Ceremony - Adult: $30.00
  • WNPC Opening Ceremony - Gold Card: $25.00
  • WNPC Opening Ceremony - Student: $15.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Step into Chopin's brilliant mind with Piers Lane AO at the Wallace National Piano Competition - Opening Ceremony.

Featuring a recital by esteemed Australian pianist Piers Lane who returns to our shores with an all-Chopin recital to launch the 2017 Wallace National Piano Competition. This thoughtfully curated programme will provide a glimpse into the life of the Romantic revolutionary Frederic Chopin during his Parisian heyday.

Programme - Chopin:
- Impromptu No1 in Ab major Op 29
- Fantaisie in F minor Op 49
- Mazurka in A minor Op 17/4
- Polonaise in F sharp minor Op 44
- Two Nocturnes Op 62 in B major and E major Barcarolle Op 60

The Opening Ceremony will conclude with the eagerly awaited Competition Draw for our 16 semi-finalists.

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