TIKI and OPSHOP collaborate with an 18-piece string section in Wellington...

For one night only on Saturday 3 November, Wellington’s Old St Paul’s Church will be transformed for the collaborated performance and filmed for television. Limited tickets are available for the public to attend...

The filming will also look behind the scenes and chronicle the highs, lows, triumphs and tensions of each collaboration, inter-cut with the actual concert - shot on a 360 degree set which will emphasize the intimacy of the collaborations and offer viewers access to an unseen world.

Both Tiki and Opshop have been busy re-working some of their best-known songs, with the 18-piece string section of the Orchestra writing whole new passages for the performances. Tiki will also be accompanied by his band the Dub Soldiers, Waikato kapahaka Te Pou O Mangatawhiri and backed by beautiful NZ songstresses, Ria Hall & MC Tali.

On the surface, it doesn’t seem like an Orchestra would add much to the contemporary artists’ acts. But its presence makes the music tense, dramatic, and breath taking. The effect is one of timelessness. The result is a new perspective for two oncevery different audiences – classical and pop – and something not to be missed!

WITH STRINGS ATTACHED

Featuring OPSHOP, Tiki Taane and 18-piece String Section Orchestra

Old St Paul’s, Wellington

Saturday 3 November

Doors at 7.30pm, first act on 8pm

Tickets available 9am, Friday 19 October from www.eventfinda.co.nz

ENDS

 

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