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Renowned English Pianist To Perform Beethoven Cycle With NZSO

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 2:55 pm | NZSO

Acclaimed English pianist Paul Lewis will perform Beethoven’s entire Piano Concerto cycle with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Auckland this August. Lewis, highly regarded for his interpretations of Beethoven’s piano works, joins the NZSO directly ... More >>

NZSO Trio To Play Special Performances In Auckland Next Week

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 6:43 pm | NZSO

Members of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland on 27 and 28 April where the music to be played is only revealed just before the concerts begins. Daily Catch , at Q Theatre, features NZSO Concertmaster and violinist ... More >>

TEEKS To Perform Three Nights With The NZSO In June

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 6:18 pm | NZSO

TEEKS, one of the most heartfelt and compelling voices in modern soul and R&B, performs for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in June. This special collaboration between the extraordinary singer and Aotearoa New Zealand’s ... More >>

Dame Patsy Reddy Appointed Trustee Of The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Foundation

Monday, 21 March 2022, 11:27 am | NZSO

Former Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy, has been appointed a trustee of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Foundation. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2203/be5e8b3d708781535d47.jpeg" width="602" height="720"> She takes up her appointment ... More >>

NZSO Showcases Talented Young Musicians In Streaming Premiere

Friday, 18 March 2022, 1:38 pm | NZSO

Two talented young musicians’ stunning debut performances with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra can now be enjoyed online from 18 March. Pianist Benjamin Carter (Wellington College) and cellist Ingrid Kosaka (Christchurch Girls’ High School) ... More >>

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Stamps Take Centre Stage

Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 8:39 am | NZSO

NZ Post’s latest stamp release celebrates a milestone birthday for the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) and pays homage to the past and present. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2203/ec71aaa7763098825d00.jpeg" width="720" height="435"> NZSO First Day Cover Turning ... More >>

NZSO To Play Live To Audiences In Wellington Over Seven Nights

Tuesday, 15 February 2022, 3:54 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform seven special free concerts in Wellington from this week, each designed for an audience of up to 100 people. The NZSO has created the concert series after having to cancel a North Island tour this month of The Art ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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