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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 >>

Cello and flute make sweet music in schools competition

Wednesday, 7 November 2012, 10:47 am | Auckland Philharmonia

The future of New Zealand orchestral music is assured, if this year’s KBB Music Young Performers Competition is anything to go by. More >>

World Firsts, Returning Friends and Rarities for APO

Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 12:34 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

World Firsts, Returning Friends and Rarities for APO in 2013 A concert of music and dance celebrating the life of one of New Zealand’s most flamboyant icons, Carmen, embodies a year of innovation, premieres and world-renowned personalities for Auckland ... More >>

APO Loses Voigt, Gains One of History’s Top 20 Sopranos

Thursday, 21 June 2012, 10:38 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra regrets to announce that soprano Deborah Voigt is unable to appear with the orchestra as scheduled on 12 July. More >>

APO Shines Light on New Work

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 10:24 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) offers audiences the rare opportunity to attend a world premiere on 3 May when it performs Ross Harris’s new Cello Concerto in the fifth of this year’s APN News & Media Premiere Series concerts, entitled ... More >>

Rosanne Meo receives New Year Honour

Saturday, 31 December 2011, 6:18 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra board chair Rosanne Meo today added another accolade to her long list of achievements when she was made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to business. More >>

Gifted and Charismatic Russians Set APO on Fire

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 9:32 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Russia-born violinist Alina Ibragimova has been described by The Guardian newspaper as "one of the most technically gifted and charismatic instrumentalists of the age". New Zealand audiences have the opportunity to make their own minds up ... More >>

APO Announces Superstars, Premieres, Composer In Residence

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 12:40 pm | Auckland Philharmonia

Some of the world’s finest musicians, world and New Zealand premieres and the announcement of a new Composer-in-Residence are among the highlights of Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s 2012 season launch, which is held this evening in front of invited ... More >>

APO Meets Contemporary Dance for Rugby World Cup

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 11:11 am | Auckland Philharmonia

Rugby and contemporary dance aren’t the most obvious of bedfellows. But 2011 isn’t a usual rugby season and this isn’t just any contemporary dance performance. More >>





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