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NZSO to play music by Radiohead guitarist in unique concert

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 10:19 am | NZSO

NZSO to play music by Radiohead guitarist in unique concert series The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform music by Radiohead lead guitarist Jonny Greenwood in the second of its hit Shed Series of concerts in Wellington on 1 June. More >>

Kiwi tenor superstar Simon O’Neill is back with the NZSO

Monday, 14 May 2018, 10:43 am | NZSO

Internationally renowned tenor Simon O’Neill returns home to perform a special series of concerts with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in June. More >>

Concerts celebrate Leonard Bernstein and The Four Seasons

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 5:05 pm | NZSO

YouTube star Morgan James and virtuoso violinist Angelo Xiang Yu celebrate Leonard Bernstein and The Four Seasons in two special NZSO concerts More >>

The Naughton sisters - four hands, two pianos and one sound

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 3:45 pm | NZSO

The sensational American pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton make their New Zealand debut in April with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra . More >>

NZSO goes the whole hog with animal-themed family concert

Monday, 5 March 2018, 12:44 pm | NZSO

A magical mix of pigs, birds, cats, chickens, a bumblebee and Puss in Boots are at the heart of a special family concert by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Wellington this month. More >>

NZSO to play great music from the movies in February

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 11:02 am | NZSO

Some of the most popular and loved music ever written for films will be performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on tour in February. More >>

Young, gifted and Bach: two special concerts for Wellington

Monday, 15 January 2018, 6:27 pm | NZSO

Wellington will host special performances over two nights in February with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra celebrating some of Bach’s best-loved works, followed by a summer concert by the NZSO National Youth Orchestra . Back to Bach , at Wellington ... More >>

More Singers, More Players, for NZSO’s 'Messiah'

Friday, 24 November 2017, 11:23 am | NZSO

Handel’s famous oratorio Messiah is so popular with Wellington audiences, this December the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform it for the sixth year in a row on a dazzling scale. More >>

Dazzling pianist serves up Rachmaninov in her NZSO debut

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 7:46 pm | NZSO

Dazzling pianist serves up Rachmaninov in her NZSO debut One of the world’s best pianists will perform for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra this month. More >>

Get ready for Freddy – the return of the piano phenomenon

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 3:26 pm | NZSO

In 2015 it was packed houses, standing ovations and critical acclaim when British pianist-extraordinaire Freddy Kempf toured with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra . More >>

Acclaimed American singer to deliver devil of a performance

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:53 pm | NZSO

American Eric Owens , one of the world’s greatest living bass-baritones, will perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra this month in two performances of Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust . Owens, named 2017 Vocalist of the Year by the ... More >>

Virtuoso violinist to play two dazzling programmes

Monday, 31 July 2017, 2:02 pm | NZSO

Virtuoso violinist to play two dazzling back-to-back programmes with NZSO Karen Gomyo , one of the world’s most sought-after young violinists, returns in August to perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in two must-see programmes. More >>

NZSO embraces virtual reality

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 4:18 pm | NZSO

NZSO embraces virtual reality to create unique musical experience for Kiwis New Zealanders can now experience all the thrills, excitement and energy of what it’s like to be a musician performing in our national orchestra thanks to cutting-edge ... More >>

A brilliant Brit and a superb Spanish guitarist with NZSO

Monday, 3 July 2017, 4:42 pm | NZSO

A brilliant Brit and a superb Spanish guitarist pack a punch with NZSO One of the most talented conductors of his generation will be joined by a top Spanish guitarist for concerts with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in July. Britain’s Alexander ... More >>

NZSO has Lions’ share of great music

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2:33 pm | NZSO

NZSO has Lions’ share of great music for its bold British Festival The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra brings the best of British music and two of its biggest names to Wellington as part of a special festival. The three-part British Festival kicks ... More >>

The NZSO invites families for free Christmas sing-along

Monday, 28 November 2016, 2:59 pm | NZSO

This year the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is putting a Christmas spin on their annual free concert at Te Papa. They invite people of all ages to join them on Saturday December 3 for a day of music, laughter and Christmas spirit. More >>

NZSO welcomes Dutch piano virtuoso Ronald Brautigam to NZ

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 1:33 pm | NZSO

The NZSO completes its exciting series of Masterworks for 2016 with two programmes Mozart & Elgar and Mozart & Beethoven featuring NZSO Music Director Edo de Waart and Dutch piano virtuoso Ronald Brautigam . More >>

NZSO celebrates Steve Reich birthday

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 2:28 pm | NZSO

The NZSO continues its exciting annual concert series Bold Worlds in this stimulating, exploration of American music. More >>

NZSO performs in 12 New Zealand centres within 16 days

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 2:58 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra teams up with the Rodger Fox Big Band for its most extensive tour of the 2016 NZSO Season - Swing into Spring . More >>

Edo de Waart continues Masterworks series

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 2:19 pm | NZSO

The NZSO continues its exciting series of Masterworks with acclaimed Music Director Edo de Waart. More >>

 

 

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