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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 >>

‘Bad Boy’ Organist And Music Phenomenon To Perform With NZSO

Monday, 17 February 2020, 11:58 am | NZSO

American organist Cameron Carpenter , hailed by The Los Angeles Times as a “a phenomenal virtuoso”, will perform for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in March. Carpenter, the first organist nominated for a Grammy Award, has ... More >>

Unique NZSO tour brings Bach, Beethoven and more to regions

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 3:53 pm | NZSO

New Zealanders can enjoy the music of Bach, Beethoven and get up close with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as part of an innovative new tour in March. More >>

Star line-up of singers and conductor for NZSO’s Messiah

Friday, 22 November 2019, 12:20 pm | NZSO

Acclaimed Australian conductor and Handel scholar Graham Abbott returns to conduct the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s annual must-see performance of the masterwork Messiah . More >>

Virtuoso violinist Jennifer Koh makes her NZSO debut

Friday, 11 October 2019, 7:18 pm | NZSO

Virtuoso violinist Jennifer Koh makes her NZSO debut in November One of the most exciting violinists of the decade will perform for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in November. More >>

NZSO celebrates spring with popular classics

Monday, 23 September 2019, 9:23 am | NZSO

Acclaimed conductor Jun Märkl makes his New Zealand Symphony Orchestra debut in October with a celebration of treasured classics and the world premiere of a new work by New Zealand composer Kenneth Young. More >>

NZSO National Youth Orchestra celebrates 60 years of music

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 10:01 am | NZSO

The NZSO National Youth Orchestra celebrates its milestone 60th anniversary in July with special collaborative concerts with the New Zealand Youth Choir. More >>

NZSO to present a dazzling night of superb baroque music

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 3:40 pm | NZSO

One of the most haunting works ever written by the popular composer Antonio Vivaldi will be performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington next month. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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