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Europe Day spreads Ode to Joy around waterfront

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 11:30 am | Orchestra Wellington

May 9 is Europe Day, a celebration of peace and unity in Europe. To mark the day, musicians from Orchestra Wellington are playing music for two special events put on by the Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand. More >>

Orchestra Wellington Director’s career goes trans-Pacific

Friday, 1 April 2016, 2:24 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington Music Director Marc Taddei has accepted the directorship of the Vallejo Symphony, effective immediately. His role with the California orchestra will complement the work he does in Wellington, Marc Taddei says. More >>

Orchestra Wellington Appoints New General Manager

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 11:02 am | Orchestra Wellington

Kirsten comes to Orchestra Wellington with a wealth of experience in the arts sector both here and overseas. More >>

Orchestra Wellington’s Big Reveal

Monday, 7 December 2015, 3:10 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington launched its 2016 season at its final subscription concert last Saturday, [Saturday Dec 5] revealing at last what music they will perform. More >>

Orchestra Wellington General Manager leaving on a high note

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 2:02 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington General Manager leaving on a high note Orchestra Wellington General Manager Adán Tijerina has announced his resignation. After four years at the Orchestra’s helm, it seems a good time to leave, Tijerina says. “I came on ... More >>

Orchestra's all-Russian night in Wellington

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 12:17 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Overture on Three Russian Themes Mily Balakirev Piano Concerto in D-flat Major, Op 38 Aram Khachaturian Symphony No 5 in E minor Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky More >>

Baby Pops “Mystery and Mayhem”

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 10:18 am | Orchestra Wellington

The new show features a mystery and all the children will have to help him solve it, says Baby Pops presenter Thomas Goss. More >>

Orchestra Wellington’s Secret Subscription deal

Monday, 7 September 2015, 9:52 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington is set to test its audience loyalty with a new “Secret” deal that recalls Air New Zealand’s famous Mystery BreaksTM packages. More >>

Orchestra Wellington’s Third Subscription Concert “Polish”

Monday, 3 August 2015, 10:09 am | Orchestra Wellington

Night on Bald Mountain Modeste Mussorgsky Piano Concerto Op 20 in F-sharp minor Aleksander Scriabin Symphony no 3 in D Major Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky More >>

Mini WOMAD in Taita

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 2:45 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Refugees from Burma, Thailand, Africa, and Columbia are mixing with local Samoan, Maori and Pakeha kids - sharing the common language of music. More >>

Orchestra Wellington ticketing subscription offer is popular

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 1:00 pm | Orchestra Wellington

In April, Orchestra Wellington roars back into the concert hall with a season of Russian classics that is proving highly popular with audiences. Pre-sales of subscriptions have been extremely successful, says Orchestra Wellington's general manager Adan ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington presents Baby Pops: Anchors Aweigh

Monday, 17 November 2014, 3:57 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington sets out for high seas and pirate adventure with "Anchors Aweigh," the latest in its series of Baby Pops education concerts. Young swashbucklers will sing along with sea shanties like "A Pirate's Life For Me" and "Blow The Man Down," ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington’s Carmina Burana a grand finale

Monday, 3 November 2014, 11:15 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington finishes its 2014 season in resounding style with Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. The cantata opens with one of the most famous passages in classical music. The massed choir chants “O Fortuna” at full volume over an accompaniment ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington presents The Song of the Nightingale

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:44 am | Orchestra Wellington

On Saturday, August 9, pianist Jian Liu joins Orchestra Wellington for Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, a work combining Gallic sass and sparkle with moments of bluesy reflection. More >>

Bret McKenzie narrates Dr Seuss with Orchestra Wellington

Friday, 4 July 2014, 10:12 am | Orchestra Wellington

Brett McKenzie narrates Gerald McBoing Boing with Orchestra Wellington at the Opera House on Sunday July 27, 3pm as part of the Pita and the Wolf family concert. More >>

Orchestra Wellington presents “What Love Tells Me”

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 12:21 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Wellington mezzo soprano Bianca Andrew has attracted glowing reviews and a wide following for her ravishing voice and charismatic stage presence. Orchestra Wellington audiences will be eagerly awaiting her June performances of Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder before ... More >>

Leading Wellingtonians Join Orchestra Board

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 1:31 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Leading public lawyer Francis Cooke QC has been appointed the new Chair of Orchestra Wellington, and former Deputy Mayor of Wellington, Ian McKinnon has also been appointed to the Board. More >>

Orchestra Wellington’s 2014 Season: Bigger and Better

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 12:42 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington is expanding its 2014 season to include five subscription concerts instead of four, and extending its family concerts to bring more performances to more venues. The orchestra is also resuming its touring activities, taking subscription ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington: Fancy Free

Friday, 27 September 2013, 12:17 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington’s final subscription concert for the year shows two sides of American composer Leonard Bernstein, pairing the jazzy suite Fancy Free with his seriously philosophical Serenade for Violin. The concert also completes the orchestra’s ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington Conducted By Marc Taddei

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 9:51 am | Orchestra Wellington

The soprano soloist for Orchestra Wellington’s next concert might just be a modern Superwoman. Lexus Song Quest winner Madeleine Pierard will be 37 weeks pregnant when she sings for the concert named “La Donna Ideale”.  More >>

 

 

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