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The Piano

156 Armagh Street
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+64 3 377 5000
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Venue Facilities
  • Additional Meeting Rooms
Layout Options
  • Theatre 325
  • Banquet 60
  • Cocktail 100
Located in the heart of the city, The Piano is a world-class facility for New Zealand and a home for music and the arts in Canterbury.

The state of the art facilities at The Piano are suitable for a range of public and private events.

The Philip Carter Family Concert Hall is a 327-seat, raised-stage auditorium, with acoustics designed to enhance presentations to the fullest. The auditorium is fully soundproofed and wired for the latest in lighting and audio/visual technologies.

The Atrium is a double height foyer, and serves as an entrance to The Concert Hall as well as a supporting function space. It has a grand piano in a recessed acoustic shell making it suitable as a jazz bar, as well as for pre- and post-show functions. The Atrium is available for hire as a separate space and is suitable for receptions, launches, corporate and private functions.

The Chamber, The Box and several studios are available for hire separately or as break out rooms for festivals, corporate events and conferences.

The Piano is a fully licensed venue with an excellent commercial kitchen. A list of preferred caterers is available on request.

Available Rooms:

  • Philip Carter Family Concert Hall

    Layout Options:

    • Theatre 325
  • Philip Carter Family Concert Hall - Stage

    Floor area: 96 m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 60
    • Cabaret 60
    • Cocktail 100
  • The Chamber

    Floor area: 100 m²

    Layout Options:

    • Classroom 30
    • Cocktail 70
    • Theatre 80
    • U-Shape 12