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NZSO Salutes Our Hard-working Health Heroes With Special Concert

Friday, 26 November 2021, 2:43 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform live on 27 November to 60 special guests from among Wellington’s hard-working health workers. The 60 guests will attend a matinee performance of the NZSO concert Song of Destiny at Wellington’s ... More >>

NZSO Todd Young Composer Winner Inspired By Romantic Poet John Keats

Friday, 19 November 2021, 1:55 pm | NZSO

Music inspired by the great English Romantic poet John Keats has netted Micah Thompson the prestigious 2021 NZSO Todd Corporation Young Composers Award. Thompson’s piece Vignette was one of eight works by young composers chosen this year to be performed ... More >>

NZSO To Perform Four Special Live Performances In Wellington

Friday, 29 October 2021, 2:04 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa presents four special performances in Wellington in November designed to safely accommodate a live audience under current Alert Level 2 guidelines. Song of Destiny , in association with InterContinental ... More >>

NZSO cancels Dunedin and Invercargill concerts in September

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 2:15 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa has cancelled concerts in Dunedin and Invercargill in September due to Covid-19 restrictions. The NZSO was to perform the concerts Town and Country and Peter and the Wolf in Dunedin and Invercargill ... More >>

The NZSO Presents A Magical Night Of Mozart At Wellington College

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 3:10 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform two of Mozart’s most beloved serenades in the intimate setting of Wellington College on 28 August. The concert Mozart Serenity features the great composer’s Serenade No. 12 Nachtmusik and Serenade No. 7 Haffner ... More >>

NZSO Performs On Hit Netflix Animated Feature Wish Dragon

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 9:07 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is the music powerhouse behind the soundtrack to the new animated movie Wish Dragon , the No.1 movie this week on streaming giant Netflix in Aotearoa New Zealand, and in many other countries, including the United ... More >>

Auckland And Northland Get Sensational NZSO Concerts Next Week

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 11:08 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra brings its hit concerts The Soldier’s Tale and Town and Country to Auckland and Northland from 9 June, along with special daytime events as part of the Orchestra’s Setting Up Camp series. Town and Country , performed ... More >>

Auckland And Northland Get Sensational NZSO Concerts In June

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 2:45 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra brings its hit concerts The Soldier’s Tale and Town and Country to Auckland and Northland in June, along with special daytime events as part of the Orchestra’s Setting Up Camp series. The New Zealand Herald ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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