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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 >>

Orchestra Wellington's Mighty Jupiter

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:06 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington is thinking big for the latest concert in its Epic 2019 series. More >>

Rage, fury, opium-addled love: Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 12:33 pm | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington is beginning its Epic 2019 season with the original anthem to sex, drugs and rock and roll. More >>

Orchestra Wellington Goes Farr Out in Pride Parade First

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:11 am | Orchestra Wellington

Despite being utterly run off his feet, one of Aotearoa’s best-known composers has a new project close to his heart. More >>

Orchestra Wellington Releases New LIVE Recording

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 9:25 am | Orchestra Wellington

The Double LP ‘Orchestra Wellington - LIVE’ marks the first New Zealand independently produced classical vinyl release in 30 years. More >>

Orchestra Wellington Announces Blockbuster 2019

Monday, 3 December 2018, 8:43 am | Orchestra Wellington

Capital city music lovers are in for an EPIC 2019, with the release of Orchestra Wellington’s programme for next year. More >>

Dvorak’s ‘New World’ is the centrepiece of season finale

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 9:36 am | Orchestra Wellington

Orchestra Wellington is saving the best of its Great and Noble 2018 season for last. More >>

International Prize-Winning Pianist Performing

Monday, 1 October 2018, 9:18 am | Orchestra Wellington

The winner of the Leonard Bernstein Award is coming to Wellington to perform in the concert hall and on the recital stage. More >>

The Fire and Fury of Verdi's Requiem

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:25 am | Orchestra Wellington

Headline: Michael Fowler Centre to Resound with the Fire and Fury of Verdi’s Requiem More >>