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Houstoun plays Rachmaninov

Friday, 28 September 2012, 11:56 am | Vector Wellington Orchestra

One of the greatest Romantic piano concertos ever written marked the young Rachmaninov’s triumph over a depression that had blocked his creativity for nearly three years. More >>

Vector Wellington Orchestra Subscription Series Three

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 11:46 am | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Noted New Zealand actor Jackie Clarke joins Vector Wellington Orchestra to narrate a rarity by Debussy, The Toy Box. Like his famous Children’s Corner suite, The Toy Box was inspired by Debussy’s love for his daughter Chouchou, who was nine ... More >>

Baby Pops: One Two Three Go! - Tahi Rua Toru Wha!

Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 3:29 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Vector Wellington Orchestra is performing its popular annual concert for children aged 2 – 6, in Masterton, Palmerston North and Wellington, between June 14 – 17. More >>

Baby Pops: One Two Three Go! Tahi Rua Toru Wha!

Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 12:18 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

It’s time for the joyful noise of Baby Pops again! Vector Wellington Orchestra is performing its popular annual concert for children aged 2 – 6, at 3pm on Sunday, June 17. More >>

Mozart Requiem: High Drama with Voices

Monday, 14 May 2012, 10:30 am | Vector Wellington Orchestra

On June 6, Voices Chamber Choir New Zealand and the Vector Wellington Orchestra join forces to present Mozart’s tremendous final work, his Requiem. More >>

A Voice from Paradise

Wednesday, 11 January 2012, 2:25 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Lyric tenor Benjamin Makisi is back from paradise to sing at the Dominion Post Summer Concert at Government House on February 11. More >>

Vector Wellington Orchestra appoints new General Manager

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 12:06 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Vector Wellington Orchestra has announced the appointment of its new General Manager, Adán E. Tijerina. He will take over from Diana Marsh, who has headed the orchestra’s administration for the past two years. More >>

Vector Wellington Orchestra launches 2012 Season

Friday, 18 November 2011, 1:29 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Vector Wellington Orchestra’s 2012 season marks the start of a new era for the orchestra. As before, the core of its identity rests in its four subscription concerts, its education and outdoor concerts, and its support for the capital’s opera, ballet ... More >>

Anne Sofie von Otter in VWO all-French programme

Monday, 17 October 2011, 5:20 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

World renowned mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter will sing with Vector Wellington Orchestra on Friday, November 18. Her appearance with the orchestra has been anticipated as the highlight of an outstanding year of music. Von Otter is one of the biggest ... More >>

Government House Concert Tickets on Sale

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 1:58 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Tickets are now on sale for Vector Wellington Orchestra’s annual picnic concert at Government House in February. Government House will throw open its gates again for the public to enjoy the magnificently refurbished gardens while the orchestra ... More >>

Chris Gendall named Composer in Residence

Monday, 19 September 2011, 10:50 am | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Vector Wellington Orchestra musical director Marc Taddei has named Chris Gendall as the 2011 Composer in Residence. The residency will culminate in a major commission to be performed by the VWO in our 2012 season. More >>

Chris Gendall named Composer in Residence

Friday, 16 September 2011, 4:16 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Vector Wellington Orchestra musical director Marc Taddei has named Chris Gendall as the 2011 Composer in Residence. The residency will culminate in a major commission to be performed by the VWO in our 2012 season. More >>

General Manager of Vector Wellington Orchestra Resigns

Wednesday, 14 September 2011, 9:23 am | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Diana Marsh has announced her resignation as General Manager of Vector Wellington Orchestra after two years in the role More >>

Wellington Orchestra escapes the axe

Friday, 2 September 2011, 3:22 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Vector Wellington Orchestra has escaped a threatened funding cut that would have trimmed more than $200,000 from its annual budget and reduced it to community orchestra status. More >>

On the Transmigration of Souls

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 2:30 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

On September 11, Vector Wellington Orchestra will perform the New Zealand premiere of John Adams’ On the Transmigration of Souls. Conductor Marc Taddei calls it “the first masterpiece of the new millennium”. “It’s one of the most profound works ... More >>

Vector Wellington Orchestra presents "Unfinished Symphonies"

Tuesday, 5 July 2011, 2:47 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Our next programme features two composers who were taken away from us at the height of their powers - Mozart and Schubert. More >>

Launching Mozart

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 4:13 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

New Zealand pianist Diedre Irons’ voice glows with pleasure when she talks about the three Mozart piano concertos she will perform with Vector Wellington Orchestra this year. More >>

The Dominion Post Summer Concert at Government House

Monday, 3 January 2011, 1:17 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

After an extensive restoration project to Government House, Vector Wellington Orchestra’s outdoor concert is back by popular demand. Relax in the beautiful Government House grounds with a Wishbone picnic and a glass of wine. Let the orchestra entertain you ... More >>

Vector Wellington Orchestra Announces 2011 Season

Monday, 15 November 2010, 1:33 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

World renowned mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter will sing with Vector Wellington Orchestra as the highlight of an outstanding year of music. More >>

NZ Debut for Mezzo-Soprano Anne Sofie von Otter

Monday, 15 November 2010, 1:32 pm | Vector Wellington Orchestra

Anne Sofie von Otter, one of the world’s great mezzo-sopranos, will give two exclusive New Zealand performances – one piano recital, and one symphonic concert - in November 2011. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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