Concert Hall, The Piano

The performance focus of The Piano is the Concert Hall with audience seating for 330 people. The Concert Hall is suitable for a range of art forms including music (both classical and contemporary), dance, ballet and community theatre.

location details

venue

Address: 156 Armagh Street
Christchurch
Canterbury
Phone: 03 3775000
Web: http://www.thepiano.nz

Upcoming Events

Event Name Date/Time  
Adventurous Keynote: Robyn Davidson

Adventurous Keynote: Robyn Davidson

We open the festival with an incredible speaker who perfectly embodies our adventurous the...

Wed 29 Aug 2018, 7:30 pm
David Neiwert: Alt-America

David Neiwert: Alt-America

Like the proverbial overnight sensation that actually took years, the roots of Donald Trum...

Thu 30 Aug 2018, 6:00 pm
125 Years: Are We There Yet?

125 Years: Are We There Yet?

To commemorate 125 years of women’s suffrage, we assemble a panel of extraordinary New Z...

Thu 30 Aug 2018, 7:30 pm
Catherine Chidgey: Transformations

Catherine Chidgey: Transformations

Catherine Chidgey has received critical acclaim, both here and overseas, and a deluge of a...

Fri 31 Aug 2018, 10:00 am
Anne Salmond: Tears of Rangi

Anne Salmond: Tears of Rangi

In what may be her most ambitious and fascinating book, Dame Anne Salmond, Distinguished P...

Fri 31 Aug 2018, 11:30 am
Lloyd Jones: In Conversation

Lloyd Jones: In Conversation

Lloyd Jones is one of New Zealand’s most internationally successful contemporary writers...

Fri 31 Aug 2018, 1:00 pm
Ed Husain: The House of Islam

Ed Husain: The House of Islam

The Guardian called Ed Husain’s first book, "The Islamist", ‘a wake-up call to monocul...

Fri 31 Aug 2018, 2:30 pm
Jonathan Drori: Around the World in 80 Trees

Jonathan Drori: Around the World in 80 Trees

From India’s sacred banyan to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, trees offer us sanctuary, i...

Fri 31 Aug 2018, 4:00 pm
Chessie Henry: Earthquakes & Family Ties

Chessie Henry: Earthquakes & Family Ties

The central event of Chessie Henry’s insightful family memoir, "We Can Make a Life", is ...

Fri 31 Aug 2018, 5:30 pm
Shaun Bythell: Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell: Diary of a Bookseller

In the bestselling "Diary of a Bookseller", Scottish second-hand book dealer Sh...

Sat 1 Sep 2018, 10:00 am
Tom Scott: Drawn Out

Tom Scott: Drawn Out

Spend an hour with one of New Zealand’s favourite figures as he discusses with Michele A...

Sat 1 Sep 2018, 11:30 am
Disunited Kingdom?

Disunited Kingdom?

Hard Brexit? Soft Brexit? Brexit of champions or Brexit of losers? We hope that Scottish n...

Sat 1 Sep 2018, 1:00 pm
Philip Hoare: The Sea, The Sea

Philip Hoare: The Sea, The Sea

Few write with as much passion and fascination about the sea as British author Philip Hoar...

Sat 1 Sep 2018, 2:30 pm
Laurie Winkless: Science and the City

Laurie Winkless: Science and the City

Building a city – or in Christchurch’s case, rebuilding one – is an enormous and com...

Sat 1 Sep 2018, 4:00 pm
Mortification

Mortification

In 2003, Robin Robertson challenged some of the world’s finest writers to open up and sh...

Sat 1 Sep 2018, 5:30 pm
The Great WORD Debate

The Great WORD Debate

Join MC Joe Bennett for this outrageous festival institution guaranteed to entertain and p...

Sat 1 Sep 2018, 8:00 pm
Diana Wichtel: Driving to Treblinka

Diana Wichtel: Driving to Treblinka

The judges of the 2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards described "Driving to Treblinka" as ...

Sun 2 Sep 2018, 11:30 am
The Freedom Papers

The Freedom Papers

Freedom of expression, freedom of trade, freedom to carry a gun or freedom from colonial o...

Sun 2 Sep 2018, 1:00 pm
Nanogirl: Cooking with Science!

Nanogirl: Cooking with Science!

Dr Michelle Dickinson aka Nanogirl shows kids that they too can be scientists – in the k...

Sun 2 Sep 2018, 2:45 pm
Hollie McNish & Hera Lindsay Bird: Poetry Stars

Hollie McNish & Hera Lindsay Bird: Poetry Stars

Join two of the world’s shining stars of poetry, whose work and performances have attrac...

Sun 2 Sep 2018, 4:15 pm
Adventurous Women

Adventurous Women

We close the festival with an inspiring event that brings together our theme of adventure,...

Sun 2 Sep 2018, 6:00 pm
hui 2018

hui 2018

The most important food conversation in New Zealand. Two days of ideas, tools and stories ...

Wed 24 Oct 2018, 9:30 am

Previous Events

Event Name Date/Time

Kurt Elling

Sat 26 May 2018, 8:00 pm

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Fri 25 May 2018, 7:30 pm

Noteable Young Women - Alice Tanner

Fri 25 May 2018, 1:00 pm

Nathan Haines and Jonathan Crayford

Thu 24 May 2018, 7:30 pm

Noteable Young Women

Thu 24 May 2018, 1:00 pm

Mary Coughlan sings Billie Holiday

Wed 23 May 2018, 7:30 pm

Mary Coughlan Sings Billie Holiday

Wed 23 May 2018, 5:30 pm

An Evening with Francis Spufford

Wed 7 Mar 2018, 7:00 pm

Christchurch Boys' Choir presents 'Ayres and Graces'

Sun 26 Nov 2017, 2:00 pm

ANNE ENRIGHT: BEYOND THE GREEN ROAD

Wed 17 May 2017, 6:00 pm

An Evening with Ivan Coyote

Tue 16 May 2017, 8:00 pm

James Gleick: Time Travel

Tue 16 May 2017, 6:00 pm

A. N. WILSON: BRINGING HISTORY TO LIFE

Mon 15 May 2017, 7:30 pm

STELLA DUFFY: IN DAME NGAIO'S FOOTSTEPS

Mon 15 May 2017, 5:30 pm

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Sat 27 Aug 2016, 5:00 pm

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TIM FLANNERY: ATMOSPHERE OF HOPE

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SPEAKING OUT: TARA MOSS

Sat 27 Aug 2016, 12:30 pm

WATER: ALOK JHA

Sat 27 Aug 2016, 11:00 am

THE MARGARET MAHY MEMORIAL LECTURE: DAVID LEVITHAN

Sat 27 Aug 2016, 9:30 am

THE POWER OF POETRY…

Fri 26 Aug 2016, 5:00 pm

TRUE CRIME

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SHELF LIFE: C.K. STEAD

Fri 26 Aug 2016, 2:00 pm

CANADIAN TALES: ELIZABETH HAY

Fri 26 Aug 2016, 12:30 pm

A LITERARY LIFE: JOHN FREEMAN

Fri 26 Aug 2016, 11:00 am