Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson: Black Sea Golden Ladder
[Due to Covid19 Level Restrictions we have had to reschedule this performance to Sunday March 6, 2022. Any ticket holders will automatically have their tickets transferred to this new date, and will receive communication about this soon.]
Troy Kingi (Te Arawa, Ngāpuhi) has arrived at the halfway point of his 1O 1O 1O Series: ten albums, ten genres, ten years. Following on from his remarkable performance of The Ghost of Freddie César at last year’s Festival, Kingi now swaps out his soul styling for folk twang and twelve strings on Black Sea Golden Ladder.
Co-produced and performing with award winning Ōtautahi folk / country stalwart Delaney Davidson, Kingi says "It is the most personal of all my albums – the first one I feel that is truly about me". Each track dives deep into a different part of life, from birth to death, with the lead single 'Call My Name' unearthing school day memories, written by Davidson, Kingi and Kingi's daughter.
This collaborative album was written and recorded as part of the Matairangi Mahi Toi Artist Residency in Wellington - a partnership between the Governor General and Massey University established in 2016 to encourage and promote the development of Māori and Pasifika visual arts and creative practices.
Celebrating the end of a nationwide album tour, experience the magic created when these two artists come together live on stage in the music finale of our Festival.
Opera House tickets have NUMBERED SEATING
(A Reserve, or B Reserve Sections)
All other tickets are GENERAL ADMISSION
Concession: Gold Card Holders, Community Service Card Holders & Full Time Students with ID
Child: 12 Years & Under (selected shows only)
|Sun Mar 6th||19:30 - 21:30|
|Opera House - Toitoi|
|Group - 10 or More Adult Tickets||$53.10|
If you have any issues buying your tickets, please contact the festival office on 06 651 2487 between the hours of 9am – 4pm or email the team