Saturday, 2 March 2019
Joong Han Jung piano recital & LIVE broadcast from Christchurch Town Hall

3.00pm Joong Han Jung piano recital

7.30pm LIVE broadcast direct from newly reopened Christchurch Town Hall


7.30pm Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's Phoenix concert LIVE from the Town Hall

Christchurch Town Hall has reopened to the public after a post-earthquake $167 million refurbishment.

Warren and Mahoney designed Christchurch Town Hall

Warren and Mahoney designed Christchurch Town Hall Photo: CHRISTCHURCH CITY COUNCIL

Originally opened in 1972, the Warren and Mahoney designed building employed the brutalist style of architecture current at the time, and pioneering acoustics that made it one of the top concert halls in the country.


Chris CREE BROWN: Phoenix (world première);

STRAVINSKY: The Firebird, Suite;

MOZART: Concerto in Eb for two pianos K365;

RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome

Michael Houstoun (piano), Tony Chen Lin (piano), Woolston Brass, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Northey


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