The esteemed New Zealand composer Dame Gillian Whitehead, DMus, DNZM, MNZM (Ngāi te Rangi) is this year’s Lilburn Lecture speaker.
Dame Gillian will talk on the origin of ngā taonga puoro, their revival, and how she has used these traditional Māori musical instruments in her work. The lecture will include a performance by NZSO principal flautist, Bridget Douglas and taonga puoro performer and researcher, Alistair Fraser.
Date: Friday, 1 November 2019
Time: 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Venue: Taiwhanga Kauhau (Auditorium), National Library of New Zealand, (lower ground floor), Aitken Street entrance, Wellington
RSVP: Essential, as places are limited – Keith.McEwing@dia.govt.nz