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Upper Hutt Musical Theatre presents
9 - 18 May | various times
Upper Hutt Musical Theatre presents another great show 'Leading Ladies' which is being held at Up-Stage Theatre, 26A Moonshine Road, Upper Hutt.
PAUL UBANA JONES & BULLFROG RATA
Wednesday 29 May | 8pm
Guitar virtuoso Paul Ubana Jones and blues legend Bullfrog Rata team up for a night of riveting soul and toe tapping richness.
THE NICK GRANVILLE TRIO & THE 101 GUITAR LAB BAND
Thursday 30 May | 8pm
Good-time funk and blues superhero Nick Granville brings together an explosion of rock, pop-edged jazz and righteous rhythm.
THE JAZZ GALA: RAY, ELLA, FRANK & PEGGY
Friday 31 May | 8pm
The festival's signature Jazz Gala returns with four vocal stars and a swinging big band.
BLUES NIGHT WITH KOKOMO
Saturday 1 June | 8pm
Kokomo brings the night alive with dynamic blues, a touch of jazz and a sprinkling of gospel.
SERGEY MALOV violin, viola & violoncello da spalla
BACH ON 13 STRINGS
Friday 7 June | 7.30pm
The 2011 Michael Hill International Violin Competition winner Sergey Malov gave a national 'winner's tour' in 2012 with Michael Houstoun for Chamber Music New Zealand.
DANCING IN THE WAKE
Sunday 23 June | 4pm
A gripping play set in Paris in the 1920s, about the talented young dancer Lucia Joyce. A wonderful blend of drama, music and dance..
NIKOLAI DEMIDENKO piano
CARNIVALS & SONATAS
Monday 29 July | 7.30pm
Medallist at the 1978 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition, frequent visitor Nicolai Demidenko requires little introduction to concert audiences in New Zealand.
PLAYING MISS HAVISHAM
Tuesday 30 July | 8pm
Full of mystery, music and surprise this is the story of Claudia, who decides to escape her humdrum life and audition for a role in a film remake of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations.
Monday 2 September | 7.30pm
The Amici Ensemble, comprising of well-known performers who are the principal players of the NZSO and leading chamber musicians, has become a regular contributor to the Classical Expressions series.
Monday 30 September | 7.30pm
Veteran concert-goers will remember Michael Houstoun's comcplete Beethoven Sonata series of 1993 which he originally gave in Wellington and repeated in a number of centres around the country.
BELLA KALOLO BAND
Thursday 17 October | 8pm
Combining her Samoan, Tongan and Maori heritage, this songstress delivers a rich tapestry of soul.
Wednesday 4 December | 8pm
An eclectic and diverse mix of tunes and songs executed with virtuosic skill, infectious energy and an exuberance of spirit.
The above descriptions of presentations are supplied by the individual promoters of events. The promoters reserve the right to alter the artists and content of these programmes.