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NZSO Listings – October - December 2004

LISTINGS – October 2004
NEW ZEALAND SYMPONY ORCHESTRA


Jonathan Lemalu

2004 CELEBRITY SERIES
LEMALU’S NBR HOMECOMING TOUR

Tuesday 28 September, 8pm ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre AUCKLAND
Thursday 30 September, 8pm MICHAEL FOWLER CENTRE WELLINGTON
Saturday 2 October, 8pm TOWN HALL DUNEDIN
The NZSO celebrates the exceptional voice and star quality of New Zealand’s Jonathan Lemalu, on his triumphant homecoming tour to Dunedin.
James Judd conductor
Jonathan Lemalu bass-baritone
Music by MOZART, WAGNER, VERDI(Don Giovanni) and TCHAIKOVSKY



Bridget Douglas

THE LION FOUNDATION MAINLAND TOUR
Wednesday October 13 at 7.30pm NELSON NELSON COLLEGE
Thursday October 14 at 7.30pm WESTPORT ST JAMES THEATRE
Friday October 15 at 7.30pm QUEENSTOWN EVENTS CENTRE
Saturday October 16 at 7.30pm GORE ST JAMES THEATRE
Sunday October 17 at 7.30pm INVERCARGILL CENTRESTAGE
Sachio Fujioka conductor
Bridget Douglas flute
Carolyn Mills harp
The NZSO returns to the Mainland that saw them perform to sold-out audiences in 2003. This delightful programme features the beautiful sounds of NZSO Principal Flute, Bridget Douglas and NZSO Principal Harpist, Carolyn Mills as soloists.
ROSSINI Italian Girl in Algiers - Overture
ELMSLEY Response
RODRIGO arr. ZABALETTA Concerto de Aranjuez
MENDELSSOHN Hebrides Overture
BEETHOVEN Symphony in 4


JUDY GLEN

THE WRIGHTSON MUSICAL MUSTER TOUR WITH THE NZSO
BOLD AS BRASS with JUDY GLEN soprano
Directed by Donald Armstrong
Wednesday 13 October at 7.30pm WELLINGTON THE OPERA HOUSE
Thursday 14 October at 7.30pm PALMERSTON NORTH REGENT ON BROADWAY
Friday 15 October at 7.30pm NAPIER MUNICIPAL THEATRE
Saturday 16 October at 7.30pm TAUPO GREAT LAKE CENTRE
Sunday 17 October at 3.00pm HAMILTON WESTPACTRUST THEATRE
The delightful Judy Glen who wowed North Island audiences in 2002 with her eclectic mix of opera and concert hall show, returns to NZ with a brand new show – Bold as Brass – featuring music by HANDEL, MOZART, JOHANN STRAUSS, GERSHWIN, LENNON & MCCARTNEY.


Friday 22 October at 7pm WELLINGTON TOWN HALL WELLINGTON
COMPOSER FOCUS 3 BRITTEN
Sachio Fujioka conductor
Michael Houstoun piano
Owen Clark narrator
The NZSO welcomes the return of NZ’s premier pianist, Michael Houstoun, to the stage in this delightful family programme with some of Britten’s most popular works including A Young Person’s guide to the Orchestra
BRITTEN Peter Grimes Four Sea Interludes
Diversions for Piano & Orchestra
Gloriana: Symphonic Suite
A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra


Valentina Lisitsa

Saturday 30 October, 8pm Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
Tuesday 2 November, 8pm Municipal Theatre NAPIER
Thursday 4 November, 8pm Founders Theatre HAMILTON
Friday 5 November, 6.30pm Town Hall AUCKLAND
Music Director James Judd finishes the Subscription Season with a Mozart overture then takes a leap in time to Bartok and his near classical final piano concerto written in America, before ending the concert with Liszt’s brilliant and characteristic work based on Goethe’s poem.
James Judd conductor
Valentina Lisitsa piano
MOZART Il Seraglio - Overture
BARTOK Piano Concerto No 3
LISZT A Faust Symphony

Sunday 31 October,6.30pm Michael Fowler Centre WELLINGTON
Saturday 6 November, 8pm Town Hall AUCKLAND
The tuba is centre-stage for a new work by Ross Harris, followed by Ravel’s chic and jazzy piano concerto performed by Valentina Lisitsa on her debut tour. Then there’s one of Elgar’s greatest works with his trademark sighing melodies and rich orchestration to end the 2004 Subscription Season.
James Judd conductor
Valentina Lisitsa piano
Andrew Jarvis tuba
HARRIS Labyrinth for Tuba & Orchestra NZSO commission, World Premiere tour
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
ELGAR Symphony No 1



Nathan Haines

NEW ZEALAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – LISTINGS DECEMBER
BMW FINALE SERIES
NZSO with Nathan Haines and his trio
Wednesday 8 December, 8pm TOWN HALL CHRISTCHURCH
Friday 10 December, 8pm MICHAEL FOWLER CENTRE WELLINGTON
Saturday 11 December, 8pm ASB THEATRE, AOTEA CENTRE AUCKLAND

BMW Finale Series featuring New Zealand’s own Nathan Haines with his eclectic fusion of jazz, soul and funk in his first collaboration with a symphony orchestra. A new mix of music with arrangements by Alan Broadbent, includes tracks from his highly acclaimed new album Squire For Hire, conducted by NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich.

For ticket prices for all concerts please ring our Freephone 0800 479 674 OR CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BOOKING AGENT. Ticket prices start at $20 for single ticket sales.
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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