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New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Listings 08-03

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Listings - August 2003


New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Presented by Relish

Friday 1 AUGUST, 7pm, Town Hall WELLINGTON

COMPOSER FOCUS
If you love the music of Rachmaninov this is the programme for you,
especially with Peter Donohoe at the piano.
James Sedares conductor
Peter Donohoe piano
RACHMANINOV Capriccio Bohemien
Piano Concerto No.4
Vocalise
Piano Concerto No.2

NZSO GREAT CLASSICS
Presented by Montana
AUGUST Friday 8, 6.30pm Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
AUGUST Friday 15, 8pm, Christchurch Town Hall CHRISTCHURCH
AUGUST Thursday 21, 8pm, Founders Theatre HAMILTON
AUGUST Friday 22, 6.30pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND

After his great success here in 2001, Lynn Harrell returns in a concert
comprising famous works associated with war, culminating in Elgar's moving
triumph of the human spirit.
James Judd conductor
Lynn Harrell cello
PENDERECKI Threnody: To the Victims of Hiroshima
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No.5
BRUCH Kol Nidrei
ELGAR Cello Concerto

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Presented by Montana

AUGUST Saturday 16, 8pm, Dunedin Town Hall DUNEDIN
Master cellist Lynn Harrell performs the romantic Schumann Concerto and the
emotional, intense First Shostakovich Concerto, prefaced by Haydn's famed
'Drumroll' Symphony.
James Judd conductor
Lynn Harrell cello
HAYDN Symphony No.103 Drumroll
SCHUMANN Cello Concerto
ELGAR Cello Concerto

NZSO GREAT ORCHESTRA
Presented by Montana
Master cellist Lynn Harrell performs the romantic Schumann Concerto and the
intense First Shostakovich Concerto, prefaced by Haydn's famed 'Drumroll'
Symphony.
AUGUST Saturday 9, 8pm Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
AUGUST Friday 22, 8pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND

James Judd conductor
Lynn Harrell cello
HAYDN Symphony No.103 Drumroll
SCHUMANN Cello Concerto
ANTHONY YOUNG Mamaku (Douglas Lilburn Prize 2003 Finalist)
SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No.1

NZSO NATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA
AUGUST Saturday 30, 7pm Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
AUGUST Sunday 31, 7pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND

What a programme! The best of New Zealand's young talent plays virtuosic,
richly orchestrated Late Romantic music and has fun with Prokofiev.
Lutz Koehler conductor
WAGNER Tristan und Isolde: Vorspiel und Liebestod
PROKOFIEV The Love of Three Oranges
MAHLER Blumine
MAHLER Symphony No.1

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Cloud Nine Children's Series in association with The Dominion Post
Norwegian musical clown Melvin Tix last appeared with the NZSO in 1996. In
2003 this conducting, brass playing, balloon making genius will perform a
series of family concerts with the NZSO. Tix uses humour as well as musical
skill to introduce young people to the orchestra with well known favourites
like his own "Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra"

SEPTEMBER Monday 1, 6.30pm, Lower Hutt Town Hall WELLINGTON
SEPTEMBER Tuesday 2, 11am, Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
SEPTEMBER Tuesday 2, 6.30pm, Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
SEPTEMBER Wednesday 3, 6.30pm, Southwards Theatre KAPITI
SEPTEMBER Thursday 4, 6.30pm, Regent on Broadway PALMERSTON NORTH
SEPTEMBER Friday 5, 6.30pm, Town Hall MASTERTON


Michael Fowler Centre 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
In celebration of 20 years of one of Wellington's premier event venues and
home of the NZSO, this special celebratory concert will feature the NZSO
Music Director James Judd.

SEPTEMBER Wednesday 17, 8pm, Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON

James Judd conductor
Tamara Anna Cislowska piano
William Barton didgeridu
Pepe Becker soprano
Tower New Zealand Youth Choir MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture
MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night's Dream Op 61 Excerpts SCULTHORPE Earth
Cry
SCULTHORPE Piano Concerto "Pacific"
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture

OCTOBER
NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Presented by Relish

OCTOBER Thursday 2, 7pm, Town Hall WELLINGTON

COMPOSER FOCUS

Such delight, such colour, such vibrancy, such heart-rending beauty in
'Romeo and Juliet'! Don't miss this concert!
James Judd conductor
narrator tba
PROKOFIEV Lieutenant Kijé: Suite
Peter & the Wolf
Symphony No.1 Classical
Romeo & Juliet

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
NZSO O.E
The NZSO will perform one special concert in Auckland to celebrate their
trip to the International Performing Arts Festival in Osaka, Japan.

OCTOBER Friday 3, 6.30pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND
James Judd conductor Helen Medlyn mezzo soprano
BARTOK The Miraculous Mandarin
ELGAR Sea Pictures
LILBURN Aotearoa Overture
PROKOFIEV Romeo & Juliet: Suite

NZSO GREAT CLASSICS
OCTOBER Saturday 11, 8pm Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
OCTOBER Thursday 23, 8pm, Municipal Theatre NAPIER
OCTOBER Friday 24, 6.30pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND

A great nineteenth century programme! A Mendelssohn symphony and
Tchaikovsky-winner Barry Douglas in the Brahms big Second Piano Concerto.

Matthias Bamert conductor
Barry Douglas piano
MICHAEL NORRIS Rays of the Sun, Shards of the Moon (Douglas Lilburn Prize
2003 Finalist)
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No.3 Scottish
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No.2

NZSO GREAT ORCHESTRA
OCTOBER Friday17, 6.30pm Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
OCTOBER Saturday 25, 8pm, Town Hall AUCKLAND

The translucence of Mozart and the colours of Messiaen - worlds apart and
with Matthias Bamert and Moscow winner Barry Douglas, an exceptional evening
of great music.

Matthias Bamert conductor
Barry Douglas piano
MOZART Piano Concerto No.21
MESSIAEN Turangalîla Symphonie

THE NZSO IN PALMERSTON NORTH
The translucence of Mozart and a Mendelssohn Symphony - worlds apart and
with Matthias Bamert and Moscow winner Barry Douglas, an exceptional evening
of great music.

OCTOBER Wednesday 22, 8pm Regent on Broadway PALMERSTON NORTH
Matthias Bamert conductor
Barry Douglas piano
MOZART Marriage of Figaro: Overture
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No.3 Scottish
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No.2


For ticket prices for all concerts please ring our Freephone 0800 479 674
All Artists and programmes are correct at time of compilation; the NZSO
reserves the right to change concert details without notice.

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