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Kiwi Conductor Makes NZSO Debut With Epic Psychedelic Symphony

Monday, 12 April 2021, 4:10 pm | NZSO

Conductor Holly Mathieson. Picture credit: Martin Stewart Award-winning New Zealand conductor Holly Mathieson will lead the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra next month for the first time, including performances of Hector Berlioz’s groundbreaking psychedelic ... More >>

NZSO Fires Up A Stravinsky Masterpiece For Four-date Tour In April

Monday, 29 March 2021, 12:35 pm | NZSO

The music of Igor Stravinsky continues to set hearts on fire, and none more so than his breakthrough masterpiece The Firebird to be performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in April. Led by top New Zealand conductor Hamish McKeich , Firebird in ... More >>

NZSO Postpones Six Concerts Due To Covid-19 Restrictions

Monday, 1 March 2021, 9:42 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa has postponed the first leg of its South Island tour 4-7 March due to the change in Covid-19 alert levels. The public concerts postponed are The Soldier’s Tale in Wanaka (4 March), Dunedin ... More >>

BBC Radio 3 To Broadcast NZSO Concerts To UK Listeners This Week

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 6:18 am | NZSO

Photo credit: Stephen A'Court BBC Radio 3, which has more than two million listeners, will broadcast six concerts by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa on its popular Afternoon Concert programme this week. A Week in New Zealand ... More >>

NZSO Celebrates The Music Of Town And Country In March

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 11:34 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa tours the South Island in March with an exciting selection of music inspired by the serenity of the countryside and the bustle of towns and cities. Town and Country in Invercargill, Dunedin, Christchurch ... More >>

NZSO And Royal New Zealand Ballet Tour Stravinsky’s Brilliant The Soldier’s Tale

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 3:01 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa joins forces with the Royal New Zealand Ballet to perform Igor Stravinsky’s mesmerising “pocket theatre” experience The Soldier’s Tale around the country from 24 February. <img ... More >>

NZSO Launches Innovative Festival Series And More Special Events In 2021

Friday, 11 December 2020, 5:46 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will introduce an innovative Festival series and expand its popular and accessible Setting Up Camp tour to more communities in 2021. The multi-day Festival and Setting Up Camp tours are in addition to an exciting ... More >>

NZSO To Perform Spectacular Music With Star Conductor And Pianist

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 11:23 am | NZSO

Internationally renowned conductor Gemma New will lead the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for its highly anticipated Spectacular concerts in Wellington and Auckland in November. New, hailed in the United States as “one of the brightest rising stars ... More >>

Life Is A Kabarett With The NZSO This Month In Wellington

Monday, 2 November 2020, 10:34 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s hit Shed Series of concerts returns to Wellington in November to celebrate wonderful music inspired by the flourishing cabaret scene of the 1920s and 30s. Kabarett features a rare performance of Kurt Weill’s Suite ... More >>

It’s All In The Family With NZSO’s Bach Extended South Island Tour

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 11:37 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra brings the glorious music of baroque genius Johann Sebastian Bach and two of his gifted sons to the South Island in November. Bach Extended , featuring four beloved works by JS Bach and two exceptional pieces by his sons ... More >>

The Wait Is Over – NZSO To Play Auckland This Saturday 10 October

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 11:14 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, featuring renowned soprano Emma Pearson , is delighted to return to Auckland to perform this Saturday, 10 October. The NZSO has been able to resume its scheduled concerts at Auckland Town Hall for the remainder ... More >>

NZSO To Tour Timeless Classics From Beethoven, Mozart And Haydn

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 3:15 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra celebrates Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary in 2020 with a rare performance of one of the composer’s greatest achievements in Napier, Taupō, Tauranga, Auckland and Wellington in October. Led by NZSO Principal ... More >>

Emmy Award-Winning Conductor Inspires Young Kiwi Musicians

Monday, 21 September 2020, 4:25 pm | NZSO

An Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated conductor has inspired musicians as young as six years old with a series of special workshops and classes in Wellington. Acclaimed United States-based Peruvian Miguel Harth-Bedoya has been brought to the ... More >>

NZSO Cancels Concerts But Will Livestream 29 August Performance

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 2:40 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has cancelled its concerts in Wellington this week and in Dunedin and Christchurch next week due to Covid-19 restrictions. Cadence and Passion in Wellington 28 and 29 August, and Passion in Dunedin and Christchurch ... More >>

NZSO Cancels Two Auckland Concerts Due To Covid-19 Restrictions

Friday, 14 August 2020, 7:19 pm | NZSO

With Covid-19 alert levels in place across the country until at least 26 August, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has cancelled two Auckland concerts. The cancelled concerts are Shed Series Cadence on 4 September and Podium Series Passion on 5 September. ... More >>

NZSO To Stream Acclaimed Beethoven Concert On 14 August

Friday, 14 August 2020, 5:19 am | NZSO

Edo de Waart Credit: Stephen A'Court A critically acclaimed performance by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra of Beethoven’s beloved Seventh Symphony will be streamed to the nation on Friday 14 August at 7.30pm. The streamed event captures every exciting ... More >>

NZSO Celebrates Return To National Tours With Special Ticket Price

Monday, 27 July 2020, 1:53 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has released a special ticket deal to celebrate its return to touring the country from August. Tickets in the stalls to the NZSO’s Spirit concerts in Wellington and Auckland on 6 and 7 August will cost $30, with ... More >>

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Back On Tour From August

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 1:54 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra from August will play from Kerikeri to Invercargill in a series of tours scheduled for the rest of the year. The first concert tour, Spirit , will be performed Wellington and Auckland on 6 and 7 August. The Wellington ... More >>

NZSO And Special Guests Create Story Time Treat For School Holidays

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 10:43 am | NZSO

Just in time for the school holidays Kiwi kids can enjoy from today special readings of four of their favourite stories presented by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and special guests. Storytime in association with Read NZ Te Pou Muramura features ... More >>

NZSO To Play And Livestream Two Special Concerts In July

Monday, 29 June 2020, 5:24 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is to stage two special Beethoven and Bach concerts in Wellington next month and livestream each performance Pastoral – Pianist Diedre Irons Credit: Debbie Rawson Pastoral on 8 July will showcase two of Beethoven’s ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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