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New Zealand Symphony Orchestra - Listings Feb/Mar

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra - Listings Feb/March

Enclosed are the listings for the opening concerts for the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's Season 2001 - a sound odyssey and other events.

LISTINGS - FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2001 February FEBRUARY 12&13, 9.30am - 12pm & 1pm - 3.30pm, Michael Fowler Centre Readings of New Zealand works

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, in association with SOUNZ, The Centre for New Zealand Music, is staging readings of a selection of orchestral works by NZ composers. The sessions will be open for orchestra managers, composers and other interested people.

For further Information contact: The Centre for New Zealand Music, Contact: Scilla Askew. Phone (04) 801 8602 or The NZSO, nz.info@nzso.co.nz, freephone 0800 479 674

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Saturday, February 17 at 7pm, Michael Fowler Centre

Marc Taddei - conductor Judy Glen - soprano

Prepare to laugh, when the NZSO and Australian soprano/comedienne JUDY GLEN reveal the secrets of the operatic stage. Passion! Betrayal!! Revenge!!! - and that's only in the dressing room. - Opera has never been so much fun.

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Friday February 23 at 7pm, Wellington Town Hall

Marc Taddei - conductor Pianist - Diedre Irons Organist - Andrew Cantrill The Town Hall will shake when the NZSO rips into a programme including Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' and 'I Got Rhythm Variations' plus the mightly Saint-Saens Organ Symphony' 7pm Wellington Town Hall

Following are the listings for the NZSO's Season 2001 - a sound odyssey, for March. Should you require further information or pictures of upcoming events please contact NZSO Publicist, Hannah Evans on (04) 801 3833/ (025) 300 680. NEW ZEALAND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Ravishing, operatic arias, a delightful symphony and themes from Handel's Water Music.

MARCH Tuesday 13, 8pm, Opera House WELLINGTON MARCH Friday 9, 8pm, Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber AUCKLAND

Donald Armstrong music director Emma Matthews soprano

HANDEL Overture & Arias - 'Rinaldo'
HANDEL Concerto in F HWV 331
HANDEL Overture & Arias - 'Giulio Cesare'
MOZART Deh vieni non tardar; Voi che sapete - 'The Marriage of Figaro'
MOZART Symphony No 20 in D, K133
MOZART Concert Aria -'Lieve son al par del vento'

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

GREAT CLASSICS
MARCH Friday 23, 6.30pm, Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
MARCH Tuesday 27, 8pm, Christchurch Town Hall CHRISTCHURCH
MARCH Thursday 29, 8pm, Founders Theatre HAMILTON
MARCH Friday 30, 6.30pm, Auckland Town Hall AUCKLAND
Richly orchestrated Romantic works introduced by a taste of New Zealand.
James Judd conductor
Alexander Melnikov piano

MARTIN LODGE Hinterland
RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No 3
R. STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben


GREAT ORCHESTRA
Richly orchestrated Romantic works introduced by a taste of New Zealand.

MARCH Saturday 24, 8pmMichael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
MARCH Saturday 31, 8pm, Auckland Town Hall AUCKLAND

James Judd conductor
Alexander Melnikov piano
MARTIN LODGE Hinterland
RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No 3
STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben


More/ The new Website is up and running. You can read about our Music Director James Judd, Principal Guest Conductor Matthias Bamert and Concertmaster Wilma Smith, check out the Concert Calendar by region or date, look up the NZSO orchestra list, find out about our Education programme and read the latest NZSO news and articles from Symphony Quarterly. Take a look at WWW.NZSO.CO.NZ.

Every effort is made to present accurate information but changes are possible. The NZSO reserves the right to change artists and programmes.


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