Classical on Cuba

(Te Auaha and other venues in the Cuba Precinct)

Over 100 Concerts in 20 Cuba Street Venues. Classical on Cuba is where classical music meets Cuba Street culture.

Asking audiences to reimagine the ‘classical music’ experience, and enjoy a range of exciting classical and contemporary repertoire across the Cuba precinct in a unique, accessible and informal environment suited for all ages. With 24 ensembles playing across 20 different venues, the festival lets you curate your own classical music crawl and immerse yourself in the music and hospitality of Cuba Street for just $10 a show.
From a harp and trombone duo in the cocktail bar Hanging Ditch to a cello quintet in San Fran, Classical on Cuba brings classical music to contemporary spaces for all to delight in.

Saturday 7 August 12:00pm-8:30pm
Sunday 8 August 12:00pm-5:00pm

Book your $10 tickets today
Warning: May contain Sax and Violins. Classic!


AT TE AUAHA: Korimako String Quartet

Sat 7 August 2021 1:15 PM and
Sat 7 August 2021 2:30 PM

Korimako String Quartet is composed of four Orchestra Wellington players who enjoy bringing live string music to events and locations across the Wellington region. These classically-trained musicians perform a wide range of repertoire - from Baroque favourites through to lush Romantic works, tangos, contemporary pop and much more! Audiences at Classical on Cuba 2021 will be in for a treat as the quartet plays some hidden gems alongside more familiar works.Repertoire: Baroque favourites, Romantic works, Tangos, Contemporary pop.

Classical on Cuba Ensemble Tile 6Beethoven

Classical on Cuba Ensemble Tile 7Beethoven