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NZSO Music Director appointed Conductor Laureate

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 8:46 am | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra announces that Music Director Edo de Waart will conclude his term as NZSO Music Director at the end of the 2019 Season and take up the role of Conductor Laureate, returning for concerts in 2020 and 2021. More >>

NZSO joins global project to sing Ode to Joy in Te Reo

Friday, 1 February 2019, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is to be part of a unique international project celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday next year, which will include school and youth choirs performing the composer’s famous Ode to Joy in te reo Māori. More >>

NZSO presents a summer’s night of classical and jazz

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 3:17 pm | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra returns to Wellington waterfront venue Shed 6 on 8 February to perform works by a diverse range of composers, including jazz legend Duke Ellington. More >>

A rare talent with a rare instrument to perform

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 3:15 pm | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Acclaimed French musician Antoine Tamestit will perform in October with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on one of the world’s rarest violas. More >>

A rising-star conductor, a world-class cellist

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

One of the fastest rising American conductors of the decade is coming to New Zealand next month for the first time. More >>

Free Family Concerts in May that will move body and soul

Friday, 12 May 2017, 12:36 pm | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s FREE Family Concerts in May will celebrate some of classical music’s greatest dance tunes. More >>

Three great talents ready to captivate audiences

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 9:04 am | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

A Grammy-nominated conductor, a star cellist and an award-winning young Kiwi composer are set to wow audiences in the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s four-city concert tour this month. More >>

World premiere of WWI-inspired work by Kiwi composer

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 4:01 pm | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Following Anzac Day commemorations later this month, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will premiere a ground-breaking work by acclaimed New Zealand composer Gareth Farr , inspired by his family’s sacrifices in the First World War. More >>

NZSO presents fifth annual performance of Handel’s Messiah

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 10:57 am | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a performance of Handel ’s famous oratorio Messiah , one of the great masterworks of Western art music. More >>

Live orchestral experience at the movies with Hitchcock

Monday, 7 November 2016, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is teaming up with Alfred Hitchcock to present a unique movie experience featuring a live symphony orchestra. More >>

Classical stars donate to Hutt Valley music program

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 2:33 pm | New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

International classical stars Nicola Benedetti and Leonard Elschenbroich have made a significant donation to Arohanui Strings, an inspired music education program based in Taita, Lower Hutt. More >>

 

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