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Keeping It In The Family – A Special NZSO Night Of Bach In Wellington

Monday, 19 October 2020, 11:06 am | NZ Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs the glorious music of baroque genius Johann Sebastian Bach and two of his gifted sons in Wellington on 31 October. Bach Extended features four beloved works by JS Bach and two exceptional pieces by his ... More >>

Acclaimed Soprano To Perform Spellbinding Song Cycle With NZSO

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 3:36 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

Renowned soprano Emma Pearson is to tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra , performing in Wellington, Auckland, Dunedin and Christchurch in October. The Australian-born singer, who made her professional operatic debut with New Zealand Opera, will perform ... More >>

NZSO Revamps Concerts To Ensure Safe Social Distancing For Players

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 3:01 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has revamped performances in Wellington and Auckland this month to ensure safe social distancing between its musicians on stage. The Orchestra’s scheduled Inspiration concerts in Wellington and Auckland on 18 and 25 September ... More >>

Star Kiwi Conductor Gemma New To Tour With NZSO From August

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 4:36 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

Lauded New Zealand conductor Gemma New will lead the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for the first time with concerts in Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch and Auckland in August and September. Hailed as “one of the brightest rising stars in the conducting ... More >>

NZSO Marks Anzac Day With Streaming Of Acclaimed NZ Work

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 4:47 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will commemorate Anzac Day with a free streaming of its performance with soprano Madeleine Pierard of New Zealand composer Ross Harris’ acclaimed Symphony No. 2 . Harris’ work, with settings of poems by New Zealander ... More >>

NZSO’s At-home Performances Go International With Special Guest

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 5:31 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s second at-home performance will feature a special guest appearance by acclaimed American violinist Shana Douglas from her home in Britain. Douglas will duet with NZSO Associate Principal Cellist Ken Ichinose, ... More >>

NZSO To Premiere New Online Performance Tonight At 7.30pm

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 9:31 am | NZ Symphony Orchestra

At times like these, we all must Play Our Part . The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will still perform online for all of New Zealand tonight, 25 March , after adapting its planned free livestream performance for the new COVID-19 restrictions. NZSO Concertmaster ... More >>

NZSO presents a pop and rock-influenced masterpiece

Monday, 27 January 2020, 12:35 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

For its first 2020 concert the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs a work inspired by pop and minimalist rock from lauded American composer John Adams this Friday, 31 January. More >>

NZSO kicks off 2020 with a pop & rock-influenced masterpiece

Monday, 6 January 2020, 6:50 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

For its first concert in 2020 the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform a work inspired by pop and minimalist rock from lauded American composer John Adams. More >>

Peter Biggs Appointed as Acting Chief Executive of the NZSO

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 4:54 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

Laurie Kubiak, Chair of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, has announced the appointment of Peter Biggs as Acting Chief Executive. He takes over the reins from the long-serving Chief Executive, Christopher Blake, who is retiring from the role at the end of the ... More >>

Extraordinary oboist to premiere spellbinding new music

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9:49 am | NZ Symphony Orchestra

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s final Shed Series concert for 2019 features the world premiere of three haunting works composed and performed by acclaimed American oboist Russel Walder . More >>

NZSO appoints Hamish McKeich

Monday, 4 November 2019, 4:03 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

New Zealander Hamish McKeich will have a new role in 2020 with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as Principal Conductor in Residence. More >>

NZSO excels in 2020 with Grammy winners, YouTube star

Friday, 1 November 2019, 1:34 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

A multi-Grammy Award winner, a virtuoso YouTube sensation and an internationally acclaimed young Kiwi conductor feature in the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra ’s all-star 2020 concert line-up. More >>

Over 200 musicians and singers for NZSO’s Mahler concerts

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 9:20 am | NZ Symphony Orchestra

One of music’s most ambitious and grandest symphonies will be performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with two internationally acclaimed soloists and choirs in Wellington and Auckland next month. More >>

NZSO to perform new works by top young Kiwi composers

Friday, 27 September 2019, 2:33 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

New Zealand’s top young composers are in Wellington on 27 and 28 September for the prestigious annual NZSO Todd Corporation Young Composers Awards. More >>

The NZSO unleashes Frankenstein!! in Wellington and Auckland

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 3:05 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

Celebrated Austrian composer and conductor HK Gruber makes his New Zealand Symphony Orchestra debut in October performing his monster hit Frankenstein!! . More >>

Mesmerising Canadian pianist Louis Lortie to tour

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 7:57 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

Mesmerising Canadian pianist Louis Lortie to tour with the NZSO One of the world’s best pianists returns after 25 years to perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in September. More >>

Binge on the best of Beethoven with the NZSO in August

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 4:17 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

It’s back-to-back Beethoven in August when the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs all nine of the great composer’s symphonies in Auckland and Wellington. More >>

Renowned Scottish pianist Steven Osborne tours with NZSO

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 6:02 pm | NZ Symphony Orchestra

Acclaimed Scottish pianist Steven Osborne will tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in July in concerts featuring the world premiere of a new work by Kiwi composer Michael Norris. More >>

Virtuoso violinist joins NZSO for winter concert tour

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 10:23 am | NZ Symphony Orchestra

One of the most versatile and exciting violinists of the decade makes her New Zealand Symphony Orchestra debut in June. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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