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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 >>

NZSO’s Sold Out Concert In Wellington On Friday Is A World First

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 5:22 pm | NZSO

From left, Ngū Kīoro… Harikoa Ake – celebrating togetherness guests Simon O’Neill, Maisey Rika, Horomona Horo and Eliza Boom The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on Friday will be the first full-sized orchestra in the world to perform to a live ... More >>

NZSO To Stream Acclaimed Mozart Performance On 17 June

Sunday, 14 June 2020, 5:13 pm | NZSO

Samuel Jacobs performs Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 4 with the NZSO led by Edo de Waart In 2016 New Zealanders were enthralled by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra player Samuel Jacob ’s performance of Mozart’s beloved Horn Concerto No. 4. Critics ... More >>

NZSO To Perform Beethoven’s Famous Fifth Live From Wellington

Friday, 5 June 2020, 3:02 pm | NZSO

New Zealanders can enjoy two free live-streamed performances by their national orchestra this month, beginning with Beethoven’s beloved Fifth Symphony . The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will play the “da-da-da-dah” masterpiece live on stage from ... More >>

NZSO Performs Online This Weekend With Three Superstar Violinists

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 5:37 pm | NZSO

From left, Nicola Benedetti, Karen Goymo, Janine Jansen Three of the world’s best violinists – Nicola Benedetti , Janine Jansen and Karen Goymo – will perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra over Queen’s Birthday weekend in a series ... More >>

NZSO Players Back Together On Stage To Stream New Performances

Friday, 22 May 2020, 5:03 pm | NZSO

From left, NZSO Section Principal Flute Bridget Douglas, guest pianist Jian Liu and Section Principal Robert Weeks on stage at Wellington’s Michael Fowler Centre for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown   The New Zealand Symphony ... More >>

NZSO To Stream More New Performances Of Bach And Beethoven

Sunday, 17 May 2020, 5:23 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra weekly free streamed performances continue with more dazzling works by giants Bach and Beethoven NZSO Sei Solo 4 Sei Solo 4 on 20 May features NZSO First Violinist Anne Loeser performing two movements from Johann ... More >>

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Appoints New CEO

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 4:41 pm | NZSO

Peter Biggs | Photo Credit: NZSO  The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) has appointed Peter Biggs CNZM as the Orchestra’s new Chief Executive, Chair Laurence Kubiak announced today. Peter Biggs has been the NZSO’s Interim Chief Executive ... More >>

NZSO To Stream Performances Of Music Giants Bach And Beethoven

Monday, 11 May 2020, 9:32 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra continues its weekly free streamed performances this week with works by classical music giants Bach and Beethoven. Sei Solo 3 on 13 May features NZSO Violist Nicholas Hancox performing two movements from Johann ... More >>

Superstar tenor Simon O’Neill joins NZSO for 22 April livest

Monday, 20 April 2020, 12:26 pm | NZSO

Internationally renowned Kiwi tenor Simon O’Neill will perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for its next at-home livestream performance at 7.30pm on 22 April. More >>