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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 >>

Join The NZSO For Mass Performance Of Pokarekare Ana On 18 April

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 3:51 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with composer Ngatai Huata and the Tomoana whānau, invite everyone in Aotearoa to join together in performing from their homes the well-loved waiata Pokarekare Ana on Saturday, 18 April at 3pm. More ... More >>

NZSO Online Performances Continue Until Live Concerts Resume

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 1:45 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra continues to expand its popular livestream performances and on-demand digital content while it cannot perform live concerts during the COVID-19 restrictions. Tonight the Orchestra and Project Partner RNZ Concert’s free weekly ... More >>

NZSO Powers Up For Another At-home Online Performance

Monday, 6 April 2020, 7:11 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s talented woodwind musicians and harpist are in the spotlight for the Orchestra’s third at-home livestream performance this week. Play Our Part is a weekly free online series of performances by NZSO musicians ... More >>

NZSO Releases Free Concert Performance Online

Friday, 3 April 2020, 6:38 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will debut a video of a concert performance on its website for New Zealanders to enjoy during the COVID-19 restrictions. An Instrumental Voyage - Pae Tawhiti, Pae Tata was recorded in 2019 as part of Tuia Encounters 250 ... More >>

NZSO To Livestream Free Performance To All Of New Zealand

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 2:18 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will livestream a free performance from Wellington’s Michael Fowler Centre to all of New Zealand next week on 25 March . The NZSO’s decision to livestream an on-stage performance follows the ban this week on public ... More >>

NZSO Suspends Concerts Due To COVID-19 Restrictions

Monday, 16 March 2020, 7:27 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has suspended all concert and associated activity until May. This follows the Government’s directive today banning public events or mass gatherings of more than 500 people. The NZSO was to have performed Mavericks ... More >>

Star singers and top conductor join NZSO

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 12:30 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is joined by one of world’s top conductors, four internationally renowned vocalists and the Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir to perform what Beethoven considered his greatest work. More >>