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The Big Sing Finale 2022: Livestream, Schedule and Ticketing

From August 25-27th, the Christchurch Town Hall will be filled with the sounds of New Zealand’s top 24 secondary school choirs selected for Finale.

The adjudicators for The Big Sing Finale 2022 are Judy Bellingham, Igelese Ete, and Jono Palmer.

Judging the Auahi Kore award at Finale, for the best performance of a piece with a text in te reo Māori, will be Tihi Puanaki (Ngāti Hine/Ngāi Tahu) and Te Huaki Puanaki (Ngāti Hine/Ngāpuhi).
Read more about all of our 2022 adjudicators

The competitive sessions run from Thursday afternoon through to Saturday morning, and culminate in a stunning Gala Concert on Saturday evening, compèred by Miriama Kamo

The recital sessions and Gala Concert are open to the public, and will also be live-streamed for those living outside of Christchurch.
The screen below will play when the event sessions are live from Thursday 25 August.



Competitive sessions:
$5 per session or $10 per day, door sales only
Click here to download a full list of choirs performing in each session


Thursday 25 August
Opening ceremony 12:00pm-12:30pm
2-3.15pm – Session One
5-6.15pm – Session Two
8-9.15pm – Session Three

Friday 26 August
11am-12pm – Session Four
1.30-2.45pm – Session Five
3.45-5pm – Session Six
6.30-8pm – Session Seven

Saturday 27 August
11am-12.15pm – Session Eight

Gala concert: Saturday 27 August, 6.30pm
$25 adults, $20 unwaged/NZCF member, $15 students (primary/secondary/tertiary)
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