Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

NZSO Coming Events


New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

The Lion Foundation HEARTLAND TOUR

Concerts full of melody and rich orchestral colour! There's nothing quite like the sound of a 'live' symphony orchestra, especially when it's playing music by famous composers, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, and Tchaikovsky.

Friday 6, 7.30pm, Baycourt Theatre TAURANGA Saturday 7, 7.30pm, Great Lake Centre TAUPO Sunday 8, 7.30pm, Civic Theatre ROTARUA Monday 9, 7.30pm, Town Hall CAMBRIDGE Tuesday 10 at 7.30pm Bruce Mason Centre AUCKLAND NORTH SHORE

Kynan Johns conductor Alexander Neustroyev cello ROSSINI Italian Girl in Algiers Overture MOZART Divertimento K 136 TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme TCHAIKOVSKY Pezzo Capriccioso BEETHOVEN Symphony No.1

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Presented by TV ONE

NZSO GREAT ORCHESTRA Saturday 21 June, 8pm, Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON* Saturday 28 June, 8pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND*

Two international artists new to New Zealand audiences bring an evocation of sunrise, a boldly Romantic violin concerto and a symphony known for its melody and rhythmic vitality. At 16, violin sensation, Ilya Gringolts was the winner of the 1998 International Violin Competition "Premio Paganini" making him the youngest ever competitor. In 2002 he becomes one of twelve young artists selected by the BBC for their New Generation Artists Scheme. He makes his New Zealand debut in 2003.

Stefan Sanderling conductor Ilya Gringolts violin NIELSEN Helios Overture SIBELIUS Violin Concerto DVORAK Symphony No.7 *Free Pre-concert talk starting at 7.15pm, Ilott Chamber, Speaker; Inge van Rij (Wellington) *Free Pre-concert talk starting at 7.15pm, Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber Speaker; Inge van Rij. (Auckland)

GREAT CLASSICS Presented by TV ONE

Thursday 26 June, 8pm, Founders Theatre HAMILTON* Friday 27 June, 6.30pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND Friday 4 July, 6.30pm, Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON

Virtuosity, great tunes and rich orchestration in two major European works from the nineteenth century plus the first finalist in the Douglas Lilburn Prize 2003.

Stefan Sanderling conductor Ilya Gringolts violin LUCY MULGAN Cape Reinga (Douglas Lilburn Prize 2003 Finalist) MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No.4

*Free Pre-concert talk starting at 7.15pm, Rehearsal Room, Speaker; Marshall Walker on 'Brahms'. (Hamilton)

Listings - JULY THE NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Presented by TV ONE

Two major European works from the nineteenth century Two international artists new to New Zealand audiences bring virtuosity, great tunes and rich orchestration in an evocation of sunrise, and a boldly Romantic violin concerto. At 16, violin sensation, Ilya Gringolts was the winner of the 1998 International Violin Competition "Premio Paganini" making him the youngest ever competitor. In 2002 he becomes one of twelve young artists selected by the BBC for their New Generation Artists Scheme. He makes his New Zealand debut in 2003.

Wednesday 2 July, 8pm, Regent on Broadway PALMERSTON NORTH* Thursday 3 July, 8pm, Municipal Theatre NAPIER*

Stefan Sanderling conductor Ilya Gringolts violin NIELSEN Helios Overture SIBELIUS Violin Concerto BRAHMS Symphony No.4

*Free Pre-concert talk starting at 7.15pm, Regency Room, Speaker; Robert Hosking on 'Brahms'. (Palmerston North) *Free Pre-concert talk starting at 7.15pm, Green Room, Speaker; Robert Hosking on 'Brahms'. (Napier)

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Presented by The National Bank

Friday 11 July, 6.30pm, Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON Friday 25 July, 6.30pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND Thursday 24 July, 8pm, Municipal Theatre NAPIER

Who can resist Tchaikovsky's great concerto performed by a Moscow Competition winner, followed by an electrically charged Prokofiev symphony conducted by Alexander Lazarev?

Alexander Lazarev conductor Peter Donohoe piano CRAIG UTTING Cirrus (Douglas Lilburn Prize 2003 Finalist) TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No.1 PROKOFIEV Symphony No.6

CHRISTCHURCH FESTIVAL Thursday 17 July, 8pm, Town Hall CHRISTCHURCH Verdi: Requiem

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Presented by The National Bank Friday 18 July, 8pm, Town Hall CHRISTCHURCH* Saturday 19 July, 8pm, Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON* Saturday 26 July, 8pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND*

>From favourite ballet music to a lighthearted Shostakovich (yes!) it's sheer enjoyment all the way in this designer programme of some of the most colourful Russian music. Alexander Lazarev conductor Peter Donohoe piano TCHAIKOVSKY Sleeping Beauty: Suite SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No.2 TCHAIKOVSKY The Tempest SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No.9

*Free Pre-concert talk starting at 7.15pm, Limes Room (Christchurch) *Free Pre-concert talk starting at 7.15pm, Ilott Chamber (Wellington) *Free Pre-concert talk starting at 7.15pm, Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber. (Auckland)

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Legendary Bassist David Friesen Plays Wellington’s Newest Jazz Venue

Friesen is touring New Zealand to promote his latest album Another Time, Another Place, recorded live at Auckland's Creative Jazz Club in 2015. More>>

Howard Davis Review: The Father - Descending Into The Depths of Dementia

Florian Zeller's dazzling drama The Father explores the effects of a deeply unsettling illness that affects 62,000 Kiwis, a number expected to grow to 102,000 by 2030. More>>


Howard Davis Review: Blade Runner Redivivus

When Ridley Scott's innovative, neo-noir, sci-fi flick Blade Runner was originally released in 1982, at a cost of over $45 million, it was a commercial bomb. More>>

14-21 October: New Zealand Improv Festival In Wellington

Imagined curses, Shibuya’s traffic, the apocalypse, and motherhood have little in common, but all these and more serve as inspiration for the eclectic improvised offerings coming to BATS Theatre this October for the annual New Zealand Improv Festival. More>>

ALSO:

Bird Of The Year Off To A Flying Start

The competition asks New Zealanders to vote for their favourite bird in the hopes of raising awareness of the threats they face. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books:
Jenny Abrahamson's John & Charles Enys: Castle Hill Runholders, 1864-1891

This volume will be of interest to a range of readers interested in the South Island high country, New Zealand’s natural environment, and the history of science. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION