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Orchestra Wellington - Latest News [Page 1]

1001 Nights In One Evening

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 8:36 am | Orchestra Wellington

Kiwi opera diva, Anna Leese, will star in a celebration of story-telling when she joins Orchestra Wellington at the Michael Fowler Centre this month. The Dunedin based soprano is the orchestra's virtuoso soloist on August 21st in Maurice Ravel's beguiling ... More >>

Amalia Hall Takes On Paganini With Orchestra Wellington This Weekend

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 8:47 am | Orchestra Wellington

He sold his soul to the devil in exchange for the gift of supernatural musical virtuosity. That was the legend that followed Italian violinist and composer Niccolo Paganini. <img src="" ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington Opens Season 2021 With Carmina Burana

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 8:44 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington's 2021 season gets off to a thunderous start next weekend. Music Director Marc Taddei leads massed musical forces of the Orchestra, Wellington Young Voices and the Orpheus Choir in the choral colossus, Carmina Burana. With one ... More >>

A Live Super Hero Cinematic Experience Of Memorable Moments

Monday, 1 February 2021, 8:05 am | Orchestra Wellington

Come and encounter your favourite comic-book superhero moments in one live screening. Avengers, Iron Man, Captain America. Everybody has their favourite Marvel movie, but as of yet nobody has their favourite Marvel experience. For the first time on ... More >>

Sugar Plum Fairy Centre-Stage On Sunday Afternoon

Monday, 7 December 2020, 10:04 am | Orchestra Wellington

On Sunday, Orchestra Wellington is gearing up for a stunning Christmas show guaranteed to end 2020 on a high note with the Sugar Plum Fairy from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker making a special appearance. Ballet dancer Kate Cockerton-Holmes is dancing the role ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington Takes On View From Olympus In Record-Breaking Season

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 8:45 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington, Michael Fowler Centre. Orchestra Wellington will see 2020 off in style with a final concert of Olympian proportions. And when the capital's very own orchestra takes the stage to perform John Psathas' View from Olympus on ... More >>

Amalia Hall Plays Pulitzer-Winning Piece On November 15th

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 8:17 am | Orchestra Wellington

Amalia Hall. Credit: Scottie Peng Orchestra Wellington followers will get another chance to appreciate the dazzling skills of its leader, Amalia Hall, when she returns to centre stage to perform the modern masterpiece, Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto. ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington Appoints Principal Clarinet

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 3:00 pm | Orchestra Wellington

In Orchestra Wellington’s Symphonic Dances concert scheduled for September 26, clarinetist Nick Walshe will be performing for the first time in his new role as the orchestra’s principal clarinet. Walshe is back in New Zealand after five years ... More >>

Amalia Hall Plays Pulitzer-Winning Concerto With Orchestra Wellington On August 22nd

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 8:46 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington followers will get another chance to appreciate the dazzling skills of its leader, Amalia Hall, when she returns to centre stage to perform the modern masterpiece, Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto. The concerto was written for ... More >>

Michael Houstoun Steps In This Month For Rachmaninoff Season Opener

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 8:21 am | Orchestra Wellington

New Zealand pianist Michael Houstoun Orchestra Wellington has overcome the global lockdown to perform the opening concert of its 2020 Rachmaninoff season, thanks to the early return of beloved New Zealand pianist Michael Houstoun. With closed borders ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington Mixes Art And Music In Free Gallery Concert

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 3:20 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Sight and sound will combine on the shortest day of the year in a free concert bringing music to every corner of Wellington's City Gallery. Orchestra Wellington is using the gallery's rich acoustic to perform a 20th century classic; Terry Riley's, In ... More >>

Orchestra Wellington Gets Classical On Cuba

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 3:33 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Kickstarting live music again, Orchestra Wellington is bringing music back to the inner city through a creative partnership with CubaDupa organisers and WellingtonNZ, which will see twenty ensembles play over one hundred events in fifteen venues. Musicians ... More >>

Amalia Hall And Orchestra Wellington Combine In First Concerts Since Covid-19 Lockdown

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 9:03 am | Orchestra Wellington

New Zealand’s leading international solo violinist is returning to St Andrew’s on the Terrace as soloist and director in an all Mozart series with Orchestra Wellington in June. Amalia Hall is performing as soloist in Mozart violin concerti no. 3, 4 ... More >>

Musicians Make Sonic Stand On Parliament Steps

Monday, 10 February 2020, 3:12 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Hundreds of musicians will perform on the steps of Parliament to voice their opposition to plans to axe Radio NZ Concert, the country's only classical and jazz music station. More >>

Orchestra Wellington Gets Romantic for 2020 Season

Monday, 2 December 2019, 10:04 am | Orchestra Wellington

Fans of big tunes and rich harmonies will love Orchestra Wellington's 2020 season which showcases the music of the last great Russian Romantic, Sergei Rachmaninoff. More >>

Michael Houstoun is Closing Out An Epic Season

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:34 am | Orchestra Wellington

New Zealand's best-loved pianist, Michael Houstoun, is back in town to help bring this year's Epic Orchestra Wellington season to a triumphant close. More >>

Dazzling Violinist Amalia Hall Takes Centre Stage

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 8:48 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington’s concertmaster Amalia Hall is performing Samuel Barber's beautiful violin concerto, while music director Marc Taddei leads the orchestra through Aaron Copland's mighty Third Symphony. More >>

Diedre Irons Plays Bach in Transfigured Night

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:38 am | Orchestra Wellington

Wellington favourite, Diedre Irons is highlighting the bill in Orchestra Wellington's latest in its Epic 2019 season. More >>

Tap into your Superpowers for Orchestra Wellington

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 9:25 am | Orchestra Wellington

You don't have to have X-ray vision to attend this month's Orchestra Wellington family concert, but it'll help. More >>

Orchestra Wellington Is Bringing Te Papa Masterworks To Life

Friday, 12 July 2019, 9:39 am | Orchestra Wellington

Te Papa's art collection will be on display when Orchestra Wellington performs the third concert in its Epic 2019 season on Friday 2nd August. More >>





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