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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 >>

Edo de Waart continues Masterworks series

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 2:12 pm | NZSO

The NZSO continues its exciting series of Masterworks in Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin with acclaimed Music Director Edo de Waart . More >>

Historic concert for NZSO with conductor Sir Andrew Davis

Monday, 27 June 2016, 4:27 pm | NZSO

For the first time in the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s 69-year history the Orchestra teams up with the NZSO National Youth Orchestra to perform French composer Olivier Messiaen’s hypnotic last work Eclairs sur l’au-delà (Illuminations of ... More >>

FREE NZSO concerts for families in Takapuna and Manukau

Friday, 3 June 2016, 4:17 pm | NZSO

FREE NZSO concerts for families in Takapuna and Manukau The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is performing FREE concerts for families in Takapuna and Manukau on 26 and 27 June. Featuring some of classical music’s most memorable melodies, including ... More >>

NZSO receives $1.2 million funding increase in Budget 2016

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:07 am | NZSO

NZSO receives $1.2 million funding increase in Budget 2016 The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has received $1.2 million of additional annual baseline funding, announced yesterday in the 2016 Budget. More >>

NZSO performs popular work

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 11:17 am | NZSO

Peruvian conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya is back in New Zealand to lead the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for a fourth time. More >>

Piano genius and star conductor set to awe with NZSO

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 1:23 pm | NZSO

Britain’s greatest living pianist, a fast-rising conducting star and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will join forces to present a titan of classical music in May. More >>

NZSO Anzac concert commemorates First World War

Monday, 11 April 2016, 1:27 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra continues its commemoration of the centenary of the First World War this year with a poetry-themed Anzac programme, including the works of two composers who fell during the Great War. More >>

International soloists team up with new NZSO Music Director

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 11:49 am | NZSO

Popular Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti returns to New Zealand. This time, she performs Brahms’ Double Concerto for Violin and Cellowith German cellist Leonard Elschenbroich and the NZSO’s new Music Director Edo de Waart. More >>

New NZSO Music Director opens season with mighty Mahler 3

Monday, 7 March 2016, 1:11 pm | NZSO

Maestro Edo de Waart begins his journey as the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director with one of the symphonic repertoire’s greatest works - Mahler ’s colossal Symphony No. 3 in B minor . More >>

 

 

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