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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 >>

Cellist-turned-conductor Leads NZSO For Handel’s Inspirational Messiah

Wednesday, 16 November 2022, 3:21 pm | NZSO

Acclaimed Italian conductor Umberto Clerici makes his New Zealand Symphony Orchestra debut with a lavish performance of Handel’s masterwork Messiah , in association with Sky City Hotels Group, in Wellington on 10 December. Clerici, a virtuoso cellist ... More >>

NZSO And New Zealand Opera To Perform Electrifying Bluebeard’s Castle

Monday, 14 November 2022, 10:45 am | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and New Zealand Opera are partnering to perform a critically acclaimed new interpretation of Béla Bartók’s operatic masterpiece Bluebeard’s Castle in Wellington and Christchurch next year. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2211/dfc53feb9df8a7d76568.jpeg" ... More >>

NZSO To Perform Mozart’s Spectacular Requiem In Wellington And Auckland

Wednesday, 2 November 2022, 12:09 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra joins with the acclaimed Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir and four of the country’s leading singers this month to perform one of Mozart’s greatest works in Wellington and Auckland. Requiem , written by Mozart shortly before ... More >>

Movie Legend John Williams And More Power NZSO’s 2023 Season

Friday, 7 October 2022, 6:27 pm | NZSO

The music of cinema legend John Williams will be celebrated in two special concert programmes by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in 2023. The tribute concerts feature Williams’ music from more than 15 films, including Jaws , Star Wars , E.T. The ... More >>

From Bach To Bowie – NZSO Festival Has Music For Everyone

Wednesday, 31 August 2022, 12:19 pm | NZSO

International stars and local music legends join with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Association with New Zealand Listener for three diverse and exhilarating concerts from 30 September. The line-up for the NZSO’s Immerse 2022 festival features the ... More >>

NZSO’s 75th Anniversary Gala To Feature Crowd-curated Favourites

Tuesday, 23 August 2022, 2:35 pm | NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s 75th anniversary gala concert will include four exhilarating pieces of music chosen in advance by the audience. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2208/82e319a8a5ee7921aa21.jpeg" ... More >>

NZSO Presents An Extravaganza Of Baroque Music In August

Monday, 25 July 2022, 5:32 pm | NZSO

NZSO 75th anniversary. The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform a selection of the most exciting and beautiful works of the baroque era in a seven-date tour in August. Extravaganza features works by 17th Century baroque masters Marc-Antoine ... More >>

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 >>





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