At the World's Edge Festival

At the World's Edge Festival

At the World’s Edge is a classical music festival inspired by its roots in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. With spectacular sounds against majestic scapes, experience a new dimension of chamber music alongside internationally renowned musicians, lifelong enthusiasts, and curious adventurers alike.

This year's AWE Festival spans six programmes across Queenstown, Wānaka, Bannockburn and Cromwell, each exploring the many dimensions, influences and perspectives at play within a composer’s musical identity. 

From engaging our curious adventurers who are yet to experience classical music, to fostering young talent throughout Queenstown Lakes and beyond, we aim to create a space held captive by classical music where unique moments unfold, connections are forged, and anything is possible.

Take your place at the AWE Festival this October, and discover the raw beauty of classical music in New Zealand. More than a series of live music events, we are a platform for the arts in our region and a spark for creativity to come.

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Tamara Vivian

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Wānaka, Queenstown & Cromwell

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Price & Bookings

$60 - $130

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