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NZSO Principal Conductor Recognised In King’s Birthday Honours

Monday, 3 June 2024, 8:28 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra congratulates Gemma New on being made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to music direction in the King’s Birthday Honours announced today. More >>

NZSO Concerts Feature Music Giants And Gifted Young Composers

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 2:06 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra presents two exciting and distinctive concert experiences in the Greater Wellington Region from 30 May. More >>

NZSO Debut Of Star Korean Conductor For Tchaikovsky Showstopper

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 3:37 pm | NZSO

Acclaimed South Korean conductor Han-Na Chang makes her New Zealand Symphony Orchestra debut in May with an unforgettable music experience featuring Tchaikovsky’s triumphant and life-affirming Fifth Symphony . Bursting with melodies which continue to inspire ... More >>

NZSO To Play Extraordinary New Music And A Mahler Masterpiece

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 5:16 pm | NZSO

One of the world’s best percussionists joins the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in April to perform, for the first time outside the United States, an extraordinary work inspired by climate change. More >>

NZSO To Tour A Treasure Trove Of Exhilarating Music In April

Tuesday, 12 March 2024, 3:17 pm | NZSO

  The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra brings an exhilarating and evocative music experience, featuring classical giants Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Bruckner and more, to Wellington, Nelson, Napier, Tauranga, Hamilton and Auckland in April. ... More >>

NZSO Takes Audiences On An Adventure In Star-studded 2024 Season

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 12:09 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s 2024 season will excite and delight all New Zealanders with its variety of performances and a star-studded line-up of international artists. “We’ve called our 2024 season Mātātoa Intrepid Adventures because ... More >>

Star Conductor Gemma New Leads NZSO For Exciting Concert Line-up

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 4:05 pm | NZSO

Following a triumphant BBC Proms debut in London, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Artistic Advisor and Principal Conductor Gemma New returns home for unmissable concert experiences in Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and Hamilton from 27 October. <img ... More >>

Dazzling Pianist Returns To Perform Timeless Bernstein With NZSO

Monday, 7 August 2023, 1:00 pm | NZSO

  One of the world’s best pianists returns to perform a landmark work with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in September. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2308/b20e6f4a8c6dfeb0d70d.jpeg" width="720" height="450"> Joyce Yang; Giancarlo Guerrero ... More >>

Immersive Music Experience Opens NZSO Festival In Wellington And Auckland

Monday, 24 July 2023, 3:25 pm | NZSO

Since its premiere 10 years ago, Become Ocean by American composer John Luther Adams has captured the imagination of listeners around the world. One of those listeners was none other than pop superstar Taylor Swift. Swift was so moved by the Seattle ... More >>

Genre-spanning Star Conductor Leads NZSO For Winter Festival

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 5:06 pm | NZSO

From working with top orchestras and opera companies around the globe, to collaborations with bands Gorillaz and The National, André de Ridder is one of the most sought-after conductors in the world today. For the first time, the German conductor leads the ... More >>

NZSO To Perform For The Very First Time In Tonga Next Week

Monday, 12 June 2023, 3:24 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra embarks on a groundbreaking tour of Tonga from 19 June, where it will perform with young Tongan musicians, The Royal Corps of Musicians and the Royal Tongan Police Band, as well as present music workshops at several schools. ... More >>

Six-time Grammy Winner Conducts NZSO National Youth Orchestra

Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 2:41 pm | NZSO

Six-time Grammy Award-winning conductor Giancarlo Guerrero leads the NZSO National Youth Orchestra for two unforgettable performances in Wellington and Auckland from 30 June. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2306/91b93a4be5aa4823084e.jpeg" ... More >>

Bohemian Rhapsody: NZSO To Perform Baroque Masterpiece

Monday, 22 May 2023, 12:20 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony will perform selections from a landmark work by legendary Baroque violin virtuoso Heinrich Biber from Kerikeri to Blenheim in June. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2305/c200d68b02be3fe01d02.jpeg" ... More >>

Take A Musical Trip From Aotearoa To Italy With The NZSO In June

Friday, 12 May 2023, 6:50 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra takes audiences on a musical journey from Aotearoa to Italy with exciting performances in Kāpiti, Wairarapa, Hastings, Taupō and Hamilton in June. NZSO Music Director Emeritus James Judd conducts a breathtaking collection ... More >>

Renowned English Pianist To Perform With NZSO In Wellington

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 4:03 pm | NZSO

Acclaimed English pianist Paul Lewis performs for the first time in Wellington with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in May in a not-to-be-missed concert experience featuring Beethoven’s magnificent Piano Concerto No. 5 Emperor . <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2304/df1a4555000335fbf523.jpeg" ... More >>

Musicians As Young As 11 To Perform With NZSO In Wellington

Tuesday, 4 April 2023, 2:34 pm | NZSO

A selection of Aotearoa New Zealand’s finest young musicians, including an 11-year-old cellist and a 12-year-old pianist, will perform as soloists and alongside the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in a special concert on 12 April. The Young Artists Showcase ... More >>

Star Conductor And Cellist Join NZSO For Spirited Shows In April

Monday, 20 March 2023, 6:47 pm | NZSO

Internationally renowned Scottish conductor Sir Donald Runnicles and acclaimed German-French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt debut with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in April. Sir Donald, one of the world’s top conductors, and Altstaedt, a virtuoso across ... More >>

NZSO Presents Two Nights Of Exhilarating Music In Wellington

Monday, 20 February 2023, 2:33 pm | NZSO

Some of the most exciting and innovative music ever written by Mozart, Bach and other great composers is performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra over two nights in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington in March. Mozart & Salieri on 10 ... More >>

NZSO Guest Conductor In Awe Of Classic Movie Musical West Side Story

Wednesday, 25 January 2023, 3:42 pm | NZSO

When it comes to a passion for the electrifying score of the beloved 1961 film West Side Story , few can beat internationally acclaimed conductor Joshua Tan . More >>

Movie Classic West Side Story To Screen With Live Music By The NZSO

Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 2:55 pm | NZSO

The beloved 1961 film West Side Story returns to the big screen in 2023 as a movie experience like no other, featuring live music from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra . <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2211/7b73339e22c7f0576faa.jpeg" ... More >>





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