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Symphony on Skis Christchurch Screening

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Rudolf Steiner School Hall

Rudolf Steiner School Hall

19 Ombersley Terrace, Opawa

Christchurch, 8241

New Zealand

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This is a joint fundraising event for Class 2 of the Rudolf Steiner School (RSS) Christchurch & the Canterbury Triathlon Academy (CTA). All funds will go to the young kids of RSS class 2 and the junior athletes of the CTA to help them fund their own adventures. This event might be the closest you will get to a white Xmas in New Zealand :-). Please feel warmly invited and join us for a good cause and some fun at the end of possibly the last working week before the summer break.

Please feel free to contact Axel (029 982 2966) with enquires. Axel is a class 2 RSS parent and the program director of the CTA and the main organiser for the event. The movie screening will start at approx. 18:15 after a short introduction.

Both groups and their parents will offer you some fingerfood options and drinks to buy from stalls before and after the event. We will also have in a silent auction of some cool summer running gear from Salomon, so you can stay active & healthy and enjoy some adventures yourself over the Xmas break.

A summary of the film:

In September 1985, Gottlieb Braun-Elwert set out on a ski adventure from the Godley Valley to Fox Glacier. On this unsupported 18 hour journey, he and two friends covered over 40km and 4000 vertical meters, crossed 4 major passes and traversed this country’s largest glaciers. He called this route Symphony on Skis, and it is arguably the most spectacular crossing of New Zealand’s Southern Alps.

Thirty years on, filmmaker Carla Braun-Elwert pays tribute to her late father and his way of comparing skiing with music. She retraces this route with her sister, mountain guide Elke, her brother-in-law and cameraman Keith, and ski athletes, Axel and Jochen Reiser. Like Gottlieb, they all see the mountains as a place of connection, where each person can be creative in different ways.


A ski traverse is like a well-composed piece of music.

It flows with harmony, surprises with the unexpected.

It engages all your emotions and the melody lingers in your mind afterwards.

Good music needs players who are masters of their instruments.


Gottlieb Braun-Elwert, 1985.

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Rudolf Steiner School Hall

Rudolf Steiner School Hall

19 Ombersley Terrace, Opawa

Christchurch, 8241

New Zealand

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