In a gig of epic proportions, Whitireia Music presents a two-night only showcase celebrating the genius of the Purple One, His Royal Badness, the late-lamented Prince.
PRESENTED BY WHITIREIA MUSIC AS PART OF THE 2019 PROGRAMME OF STUDY FOR THE BACHELOR OF CREATIVITY (MUSIC)
Whitireia Music is excited to announce this year’s highly anticipated big-gig: Purple Reign – The Songs of Prince. Running at Te Auaha – The New Zealand Institute of Creativity from 20-21 September.
Purple Reign will deliver a huge set list from across The Artist’s vast and eclectic songbook, treating audiences to more than two hours of classic hits, hidden gems and original arrangements showcasing the sublime indefinable mastery of this musical icon.
Purple Reign audiences can expect inspired performances from Whitireia’s music students, reflecting the music’s complexity and brilliance, and the love and respect they have for it. With final touches of collaborative talent from Te Auaha’s hairdressing, cosmetology and dance programmes, Purple Reign - The Songs of Prince promises to be an unmissable gig that joyfully celebrates the skill, energy and showmanship of the maestro himself.
20 - 21 September 2019
Tapere Nui, Te Auaha – NZ Institute of Creativity, 65 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington