Event

Dudley Benson: A Wedding

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  • Past event
  • NZI Foyer
  • FREE
Dudley Benson by Joshua Thomas (2016)

Dudley Benson by Joshua Thomas (2016)

Dudley Benson by Josh Thomas and Hanna Lee (2010)

Dudley Benson by Josh Thomas and Hanna Lee (2010)

Dudley Benson by Max Bellamy (2015)

Dudley Benson by Max Bellamy (2015)

'Dudley Benson is the most fascinating musician to have emerged in this country in the last ten years.'

– Grant Smithies

Don’t miss Christchurch-born composer and performer Dudley Benson’s first performance in his home town in over six years! 

One of New Zealand’s most innovative musicians, Benson will activate the NZI Foyer for a dynamic, experimental performance in which he will marry himself to the land. Expect highlights from Benson's two critically-acclaimed albums Forest: Songs by Hirini Melbourne (2010) and The Awakening (2008) to feature in the narrative, as well as new work from his forthcoming third album, Zealandia. A Wedding is a bold and visceral declaration of our relationship with the land, expressed through engaging pop music. 

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