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New orchestral work commemorates plastic surgery pioneers

Monday, 9 April 2018, 4:40 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

The physical and emotional scars of wartime and the men who sought to repair them are being honoured in Face, a new work by New Zealand composer Ross Harris, which will receive its world premiere with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) on ... More >>

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra gets together with LEISURE

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 10:35 am | Auckland Philharmonia

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) is going laid-back this April, when Kiwi music collective LEISURE joins the orchestra for a one-off gig at Auckland Town Hall. LEISURE’s signature blend of RnB, soul and pop music will receive a new symphonic ... More >>

Harry Potter And the Philosopher’s Stone™ In Concert

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 1:52 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

New Zealand Run Kicks Off This Weekend With the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Before Heading South with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra More >>

Rising star takes centre stage with new Remix

Monday, 21 November 2016, 2:33 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

At just 19 years old, talented R’n’B singer Ellaphon Tauariki has today released a brand new single ‘Red Lights’ on the New Zealand charts, as part of an Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) Remix the Orchestra scholarship. More >>

APO announces second Final Symphony concert

Monday, 15 August 2016, 10:22 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Due to unprecedented demand, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) and Auckland Live have announced a second Final Symphony concert on Saturday 22 October 2016. More >>

APO Brings Classical Greats to the North Shore

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 1:47 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

Two giants of classical music are the centrepiece of Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s (APO) inaugural mainstage series concert at Takapuna’s Bruce Mason Centre on Wednesday 13 July. More >>

Rule, Britannia! APO Celebrates Best of British at Proms

Monday, 2 November 2015, 3:35 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) invites Aucklanders to don their finest bowler hats, Union Jack waistcoats, monocles or other suitably British attire in the spirit of The Last Night of the Proms, an evening of music where orchestral conventions ... More >>

Top violinist Henning Kraggerud steps in

Monday, 10 August 2015, 9:28 am | Auckland Philharmonia

MEDIA RELEASE 10 August 2015 Top violinist Henning Kraggerud steps in Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) regrets to announce that German violinist Viviane Hagner has cancelled her scheduled appearance with the APO in October, citing family health reasons. The ... More >>

APO reaches out to all corners of Auckland

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 4:13 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

From the main stage to the markets, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra has capped off a busy March with exciting performances for music lovers of all ages. On Saturday 21 March the orchestra performed a spectacular main stage concert of Sir Michael ... More >>

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra announces new Music Director

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:38 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra announces new Music Director Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra is thrilled to announce the appointment of its new Music Director from 2016, Italian-Danish conductor Giordano Bellincampi. Maestro Bellincampi assumes ... More >>

Auckalnd Philharmonia Orchestra Gathers the Clans

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 11:55 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) invites audiences to gather the clans in honour of Qantas Presents Scottish Proms, an evening of music where orchestral conventions – and decorum – are abandoned, and where audience participation is not only allowed, ... More >>

New soloist, new concertmaster, new year at APO

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 11:47 am | Auckland Philharmonia

A former child prodigy and a new concertmaster help Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) launch its 2014 season. Violinist Chloë Hanslip, who at 13 became the youngest person ever to sign to the Warner Classics label, joins the APO as soloist for the ... More >>

The Adults Meet the APO

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 11:04 am | Auckland Philharmonia

The immovable force of rock meets the irresistible power of a symphony orchestra on 30 January, when Kiwi supergroup The Adults join Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) for a one-off concert at Auckland’s Aotea Centre. Led by Shihad frontman ... More >>

Orchestra Wins International Award - for Rap Music

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 11:26 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Orchestra Wins International Award - for Rap Music An innovative programme that melds classical music with hip-hop has been recognised with an international award. Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s (APO) Remix the Orchestra, which combines members of the ... More >>

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra presents a French feast

Monday, 2 September 2013, 12:43 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

Featured soloist for the 19 September ‘Joie de Vivre’ concert is saxophonist Amy Dickson, who stunned audiences on her last visit to the APO with her own transcription of Philip Glass’s Violin Concerto. This time Dickson plays Dubois’s Saxophone ... More >>

Rappers and Orchestra combine to get Everything Down

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 11:00 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Two new urban singles released today show the power of music to bring people together. DG’s ‘Down’ and ‘Everything’ by REVU$ featuring 2Phat and JEM are the result of a scholarship offered by an unlikely source: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO). ... More >>

APO and UN Combine for International Arts Education Week

Monday, 15 April 2013, 12:03 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) and the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO join forces this May to present Connecting in Action, a week-long festival of events celebrating the power of music to bring people together. More >>

Rappers awarded orchestra scholarships

Monday, 8 April 2013, 11:28 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) has added two talented young artists to a select group of APO Remix the Orchestra scholarship recipients. More >>

Ministry report's time lag dashes APO expectations and hopes

Friday, 1 March 2013, 10:25 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s (APO) Dame Rosanne Meo and new Board Chairman Geraint Martin welcomed some aspects of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage’s New Zealand Professional Orchestra Sector Review final report, which was released ... More >>

APO says hello to new tech, farewell to a favourite son

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 11:50 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Next week’s Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performance is special in more ways than one. The 22 November concert, which marks the end of the 2012 APN News & Media Premier Series, opens with the New Zealand premiere of Messiaen’s sublime ... More >>



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