Music Performance

Tessa Romano,mezzo-soprano, and Jeremy Woodside, pianist and composer, present a recital at the Gallery as part of New Zealand music month. This Friday evening features a premier of Jeremy Woodside’s newest song cycle The Turning Wheel alongside art songs by Aotearoa composers Gillian Whitehead, Dorothy Freed, and Jenny McLeod, and with rarely-heard Lieder by Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Josephine Lang.

Dr Tessa Romano is Head of Voice at the University of Otago and a native of New York, while Jeremy Woodside is originally from Christchurch and is the current accompanist for Christchurch City Choir and repetiteur for Toi Toi Opera, as well as a published composer with SOUNZ and Crescendo Music in Melbourne.


  • GA $20 // Students & Seniors $15


  • Fri 14 May


  • 7:30 pm — 9:00 pm


  • 30 The Octagon
  • Ōtepoti, Dunedin