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Michael Houstoun: The Farewell Tour

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Michael Houstoun: The Farewell Tour
Saturday, November 21, 2020 November 21, 2020 InterContinental Wellington

Michael Houstoun: The Farewell Tour

A national treasure in concert.

One of the world’s greatest pianists, Michael Houstoun has been a treasured figure in New Zealand music for nearly 50 years.

Last year Houstoun announced his retirement, and this concert will be one of the last opportunities to hear him.

This concert is a carefully balanced and beautiful selection of music: Bach, Debussy and Chopin, and of course, Beethoven. Houstoun is one of the foremost interpreters of Beethoven’s piano music, and in this concert you will hear the bright and joyous “Waldstein”.

Houstoun says: “It was Beethoven who woke me up to myself as a musician. The thing about Beethoven is that he somehow synthesises human psychological truths, with all of their subtlety and all of their range, into music.”

Learn more: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2020/michael-houstoun-the-farewell-tour/wellington

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Gain access to a $50-credit included in your accommodation package, giving you the freedom to spend however you would like.

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Take your experience to the next level if you are coming to this cosmopolitan city for that Live Concert you love, for that famous Gastronomic Festival or to be enriched by Music, the Ballet or the Opera (check our Calendar of Events for a regular update of everything that Wellington has on offer).

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  • A complimentary drink served in the The Lobby Lounge
  • $50 Credit to spend and enhance your experience
  • Available 7 days a week, with no minimum length of stay
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