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Cinema screenings of opera productions from the Met, New York and the Royal Opera, Covent Garden

scroll down to ‘Live performances’ 

 

Royal Ballet
Triple bill: The Dream, Symphonic Variations, Marguerite and Armand (Music by Mendelssohn, Franck and Verdi; classic ballets by choreographer Frederick Ashton) 
Lighthouse Cinemas
from 2 July

Royal Opera
Otello (Verdi)
Antonio Pappano; Jonas Kaufmann, Maria Agresta, Ludovic Tézier
Lighthouse cinemas
From 23 July

Metropolitan Opera
Madama Butterfy (Puccini)
Karel Mark Chichon; Anthony Minghella; Kristine Opolais, Roberto Alagna, Maria Zifchak, Dwayne Croft
Lighthouse cinemas, Penthouse, Downtown at Coastlands and Shoreline at Waikanae
from 14 July

Metropolitan Opera
Roberto Devereux (Donizetti)
Maurizio Benini; David McVicar; Sondra Radvanovsky , Elina Garanca, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien
Lighthouse cinemas, Penthouse, Downtown at Coastlands and Shoreline at Waikanae
From 4 August

Metropolitan Opera
Elektra (Strauss)
Esa-Pekka Salonen; Patrice Chéreau; Nina Stemme, Adrienne Pieczonka, Waltraut Meier, Burkhard Ulrich, Eric Owens
Lighthouse cinemas, Penthouse, Downtown at Coastlands and Shoreline at Waikanae
from 18 August

 

Live performances: orchestral, choral, instrumental, chamber music and opera
2017

Classical Expressions, Upper Hutt 
NZTrio (Justine Cormack violin, Ashley Brown cello, Sarah Watkins piano)
Piazzolla: Tangos
Claire Cowan: Subtle Dances
Raimundo Penaforte: An Eroica Trio
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 ‘Archduke’
Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre and the Upper Hutt Music Society
Monday 1 May, 7:30 pm

St Mary of the Angels
Thomas Gaynor
at the restored Maxwell Fernie organ
St Mary of the Angels
Tuesday 2 May, 7:30 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Organ recital: Paul Rosoman
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 3 May, 12:15 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Hamish McKeich with Sébastien Hurtaud – cello
Boulez: Notations I – IV
Gareth Farr: Cello Concerto (Chemin des Dames (premiere)
John Adams: Naïve and Sentimental Music
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 5 May 6:30 pm

Nota Bene choir, conducted by Peter Walls
Music of Benjamin Britten & Jack Body
with guest artists:
Wellington Young Voices, conducted by Christine Argyle
Gamelan Padhang Moncar, music director Budi Putra
Fiona McCabe (piano), Dominic Jacquemard (percussion)
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hill Street
Sunday 7 May, 3 pm  

Chamber Music New Zealand
Kathryn Stott and New Zealand String Quartet
Music by Gillian Whitehead, Dutilleux and Dvořák
Michael Fowler Centre
Monday 8 May, 7:30 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Students of the New Zealand School of Music: guitar programme
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 10 May, 12:15 pm

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Jun Hong Loh – violin
Beethoven: Symphony No 1 in C
John Elmsly: Violin concerto (new commission)
Stravinsky: The Firebird ballet music
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 13 May, 7:30 pm

Bach Choir with Chiesa Orchestra
Vivaldi’s Gloria and assorted pieces by Bach
Venue ????
Sunday 14 May, time t.b.c.

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Wellington Guitar Duo: Jane Curry and Owen Moriarty
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 17 May, 12:15 pm

Chamber Music Hutt Valley
The Jac – a jazz octet
Music by Callum Allardice and Jake Baxendale
Lower Hutt Little Theatre
Wednesday 17 May, 7:30 pm

Kapiti Chorale
Bruckner: Mass
No. 1 and works by Mozart and Beethoven
St Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu
Saturday 20 May, time???

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Darrell Ang with Narek Hakhnazaryan – cello
David Grahame Taylor: Embiosis
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor (‘Pathétique’)
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 20 May 7:30 pm

Supertonic choir, Wellington
Vanishing Voices
Venue TBC
Sunday 21 May, 4 pm

Wellington Youth Orchestra conducted by Mark Carter
Brahms: Symphony No 1
Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture
Stamitz: Viola Concerto in D (soloist Grant Baker)
St Andrew’s on the Terrace
Tuesday 23 May. 7:30 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
New Zealand School of Music Saxophone Orchestra
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 24 May, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Euphonium and piano: Buzz Newton
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Thursday 25 May, 12:15 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Kapiti Student Musicians’ Concerts
Junior students at 2 pm and senior students at 5 pm
Memorial Hall, Waikanae
Saturday 27 May, 2 pm and 5 pm

Wellington Youth Choir at Paraparaumu 
‘Across the Pond’
St Paul’s Anglican church Kapiti Road
Saturday 27 May, 2 pm

Tudor Consort directed by Michael Stewart
Brahms: A German Requiem (Ein Deutsches Requiem)
Accompanied by Emma Sayers and Richard Mapp (piano)
Soloists: Katherine McIndoe and Simon Christie
Wellington Cathedral of Saint Paul
Pre-concert talk 7 pm 
Saturday 27 May, 7:30 pm

Mulled Wine Concerts
“Mini Sing” a Festival of small school choirs from the Greater Wellington area, Manawatu and Horowhenua and adjucators
Paekakariki Memorial Hall
Sunday 28 May, 2:30 pm

St James organ recital
‘A Hutt Valley Welcome’ to Tom Chatterton Freelance Organist and Vice-President of the New Zealand Organists Association
St James, Lower Hutt
Sunday 28 May, 3 pm

Wellington Chamber Music
Christopher Hutton (solo cello)
J S Bach: ‘Suite Sampler’
Britten: Suite for Cello No. 1, Op. 72
Reger: Suite No. 1 in G major, Op. 131c
William Bolcom: Selections from Suite No. 1 in C minor
John Harbison: Suite for Solo Cello
John Corigliano: Fancy on a Bach Air
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 28 May, 3 pm

Baroque Voices
“Alleluia: a newe work!” (Memories of our masters)
Adam Concert Room, NZSM, Kelburn
28 May, Sunday 7:30 pm 

Chamber Music New Zealand
Masaaki Suzuki and Juilliard 415
Music by Bach
Michael Fowler Centre
Tuesday 30 May, 7:30 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
NZSM piano students
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 31 May, 12:15 pm

Carmen (Georges Bizet)
New Zealand Opera
Director: Lindy Hume
Cast: Nino Surguladze, Tom Randle, James Clayton, Emma Pearson, Wade Kernot, James Harrison
St James Theatre
Thursday 1, Saturday 3, Thursday 8, Saturday 10 June, 7:30 pm; Tuesday 6 June, 6:30 pm

Way to go (Home)! via St Andrew’s
2nd twilight recital
Recitalist TBA
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Tuesday 6 June, 5:15 pm

The Big Sing, the NZ Choral Federation Wellington Secondary Schools’ Choral Festival
43 choirs representing 23 schools from Wellington, the Hutt Valley, Porirua, the Kapiti Coast, and Masterton
Michael Fowler Centre
Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 June, 7 pm on both days

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Flute details to be announced
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 7 June, 12:15 pm

Wellington Youth Choir
‘Across the Pond’
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hill Street
Friday 9 June, 7 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Zephyr Wind Ensemble (Bridget Douglas flute, Robert Orr oboe, Rachel Vernon clarinet, Robert Weeks bassoon, Ed Allen horn) and Diedre Irons iano
Mozart: Quartet for piano and winds K 452
Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
Ibert: Trois pièces brèves
Poulenc: Sextet for piano and winds
Memorial Hall, Waikanae
Sunday 11 June, 2:30 pm

Wellington Chamber Music
Aroha Ensemble (string trio)
Beethoven: String Trio in G, Op 9/1
Penderecki: String Trio
Mozart: Divertimento in E flat, K 563
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 11 June, 3 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Archi d’Amore Zelanda. (Donald Maurice – viola d’amore, Jane Curry – guitar, Inbal Megiddo – cello – all on staff at the New Zealand School of Music)
Works by David Hamilton: The Imagined Dances and Mike Williams: Archi Antichi
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 14 June, 12:15 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: James Feddeck with Daniel Müller-Schott – cello
Brahms: Tragic Overture
Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Barber: Symphony No 1
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 17 June 7:30 pm

Mulled Wine Concerts
Aroha Trio – Haihong Liu (Violin), Zhongxian Jin (Viola) and Robert Ibell (Cello)
Paekakariki Memorial Hall
Sunday 18 June, 2:30 pm

Festival Singers. Musical director: Jonathan Berkahn  
Sunday at the Opera: music by Gounod, Wagner, Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Rossini, Lloyd Webber 
Barbara Paterson (soprano), Heather Easting (organ), Thomas Nikora (accompanist) 
Waiwhetu Uniting Church, 4 Trafalgar Street, Lower Hutt
Sunday 18 June,  2:30 pm 

Wellington Male Voice Choir, with guests Wanganui Male Choir
Hallelujah
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
18 June,  Sunday  2.30pm 

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Music for marinba
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 21 June, 12:15 pm

Karori Klassics
Maaike Christie-Beekman and a quartet of NZSO musicians
Respighi’s Il Tramonto (‘The Sunset’, original poem by Shelley)
Mozart’s String Quintet in C major
(Benefitting from the concert will be Campbell Kindergarten)
St. Mary’s Anglican Church
Friday 23 June

Wellington Organists Association: St James Recital
Ron Newton – Concert Organist and Organ tuner/builder
St James church, Lower Hutt
Sunday 25 June, 3 pm 

Classical Expressions, Upper Hutt 
Jian Liu – piano
John Psathas: Sleeper
Jack Body: The Street Where I Live
Beethoven: Sonata in E flat, WoO47 No 1 and Bagatelles, Op 126
Chopin: Polonaise in B flat, Op 71 and Mazurka, Op 68 No 4
Brahms: Scherzo Op 4 and four Klavierstücke
(Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre and the
Upper Hutt Music Society)
Expressions Theatre, Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt
Monday 26 June, 7:30 pm

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
Lucy Gijsbers, Vivian Stephens, Thomas Nikora
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 27 June, 12:15 pm  

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Flute Force Five –Rebecca Steel, Hannah Dowsett, Elizabeth Bush-KIng, Katie Macfarlane, and Mitch McEwan. (All are members of the Royal New Zealand Air Force band)
Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Walton: 3 Pieces from Facade
Three Operatic Pieces
Zequinha Abreu: Tico Tico
Ravel: Ma mère l’Oye
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 28 June, 12:15 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
British Festival

Conductor: Hamish McKeich with Helen Medlyn – mezzo soprano
Lilburn: Aotearoa Overture
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No 1
Peter Maxwell Davies: An Orkney Wedding with Sunrise
Mezzo Helen Medlyn will guide the audience through a medley of familiar anthems from the Lions’ Nations (Rugby tour)
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 30 June, 6:30 pm

Cantoris Choir
Conductor: Thomas Nikora; Maaike Christie-Beekman (soprano)
Rutter’s Magnificat
Chris Artley: O magnum mysterium
Morten Lauridsen: Sure on this Shining Night
St Andrews on The Terrace
Saturday 1 July, 7:30 pm 

Wellington Chamber Orchestra conducted by Andrew Atkins with James Jin (violin)
Mendelssohn:  A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Overture, Op. 21
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op. 36
St Andrews on The Terrace
Sunday 2 July, 2:30 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Takiri Vocal Ensemble (Anna Leese Guido, Bianca Andrew, Cameron Barclay, Robert Tucker, and pianist Kirsten Robertson)
Schubert: Lieder
French song selection
Stephen Hough: Solos and ensembles
A New Zealand commission
Memorial Hall, Waikanae
Sunday 2 July, 2:30 pm

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
City Jazz celebrates American Independence
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 4 July, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Music for flute and piano
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 5 July, 12:15 pm

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Michael Houstoun (piano)
Debussy: Jeux
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K 466
Brahms: Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor, Op 15
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 7 July, 6:30 pm

Cantoris Choir
Conductor: Thomas Nikora; Maake Christie-Beekman (soprano)
Rutter’s Magnificat
Chris Artley: O magnum mysterium
Morten Lauridsen: Sure on this Shining Night
Saint James Church, Lower Hutt
Saturday 8 July, 2 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
British Festival
Conductor: James MacMillan with Colin Currie – percussion
Thomas Adès: Polaris
James MacMillan: Percussion Concerto No 2
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 4
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 8 July, 7:30 pm

Kapiti Chamber Choir; conductor: Eric Sidoti 
Schumann: Requiem, Op 148 and Brahms (details awaited)
St Paul’s Church, Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu
Sunday 9 July.  2.30 pm 

Wellington Chamber Music
Kiwa String Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet, Op 18/6
John Adams: ‘John’s Book of Alleged Dances’
Gareth Farr: Mondo Rondo
Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No 1, Op 11
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 9 July, 3 pm

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
RNZAF Flute Quintet
‘High Flyers’
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 11 July, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Music for voice, viola and piano: Linden Loader (mezzo), Peter Barber and Catherine McKay
Music by Brahms
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 12 July, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Chris Greenslade: solo piano recital
Music by Bach and Brahms
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Thursday 13 July, 12:15 pm

NZSO National Youth Orchestra
British Festival: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Conductor: James MacMillan with Colin Currie – percussion
Premieres by NYO composers-in-residence Celeste Oram and Reuben Jellyman
James MacMillan: Percussion Concerto No 1
Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 14 July, 6:30 pm

Iolanthe by Gilbert and Sullivan
Wellington G&S Light Opera
‘Lampooning Parliament and the Judiciary’
Hugh McMillan (conductor); John Goddard (director)
Wellington Opera House
Friday 14 and Saturday 15 July, 7:30 pm 

Chamber Music New Zealand
Kuijken Quartet and members of La petite bande
String quartets by Mozart and Haydn
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 15 July, 7:30 pm

Mulled Wine Concerts
“IOTA Piano Quintet”  Rebecca Struthers and Liz Patchett (violins), Lyndsay Mountfort (viola) , Eleanor Carter (cello) and Kathryn Mosley (Visiting Pianist from UK)
Czerny’s arrangement of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven’s String Trio in D, Op.9 No. 2
Schumann – Piano Quintet in E flat, Op. 44
Paekakariki Memorial Hall
Sunday 16 July, 2:30 pm

Masterclass by Sigiswald Kuijken, internationally recognised as a leader in historical performance practice, founder of La Petite Bande
Baroque and classical violin practice
Room 211, New Zealand School of Music
Capacity is limited to 20 people – be early!
Admission is FREE and open to the public.
Tuesday 18 July 10 am to 12 noon

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
Madeleine Crump (harp) and Lucy Gijsbers (cello)
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 18 July, 12:15 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand
Sigiswald Kuijken – solo programme
Bach: Violin Sonata no 1 and Partitas nos 2 and 3
Church of Saint Mary of the Angels
Tuesday 18 July, 7 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Confetti: woodwind trio “Bach to Blues”
Music by JS Bach, mostly arranged, Haydn, ‘Scandinavian Suite’, Maria Millar, Piazzolla (Oblivión)
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 19 July, 12:15 pm

Karori Classics
Celebration of the 500th anniversary of Luther’s Reformation
Rowena Simpson soprano, Calvin Scott oboe, Rupa Maitra violin, Jonathan Berkahn piano, Leni Mäckle – bassoon, and a string quintet
St Ninian’s Uniting Parish, 208 Karori Road
Friday 21 July, 7 pm

Iolanthe by Gilbert and Sullivan
Wellington G&S Light Opera
‘Lampooning Parliament and the Judiciary’
Hugh McMillan (conductor); John Goddard (director)
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North 
Saturday 22 July, 2 pm and 7:30 pm 

Cantate Jubilate – St James Patronal Festival Recital
Musicians and friends of St James church
St James church, Lower Hutt
Sunday 23 July, 3 pm 

Chamber Music Hutt Valley
The Troubadour Quartet (Anna Morton and Rebecca Wang – violins, Elyse Dalabakis – viola, Anna-Marie Alloway – cello)
Quartets by Haydn, (Op 77 no 1), Alfred Hill (No 3 in A minor), and Britten ( No 2 in C minor, Op 36)
Lower Hutt Little Theatre
Monday 24 July, 7:30 pm

Classical Expressions, Upper Hutt 
Royal New Zealand Air Force Band
Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
Dvořák: ‘Song to the Moon’ from Rusalka (soprano soloist: Barbara Graham)
Bernstein: West Side Story
(Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre and the
Upper Hutt Music Society)
Expressions Theatre, Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt
Monday 24 July, 7:30 pm

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
Magdalena Derby, European torch-song and café-style singer
Café European; ‘Songs of passion at lunchtime’
Songs from the café culture of Amsterdam, London, Paris and Berlin
Accompanied by Ian logan – piano, Gary Stratton – accordion and Alistair Isdale – double bass
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 25 July, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
String ensembles: students of the NZSM
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 26 July, 12:15 pm

Biennial Opera – New Zealand School of Music, Victoria University  
Leoš Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen (sung in English)
Conductor Kenneth Young; director Jon Hunter; designer Owen McCarthy; lighting Designer Glenn Ashworth
Cast: students of the school of music
“A boutique production of an extraordinary modern opera”
Hannah Playhouse, Cambridge Terrace, Wellington
Friday 28, Saturday 29 July 7:30 pm; Sunday 30 July 2:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Alexander Shelley with Miloš Karadaglić – guitar
Leonie Holmes: Frond, from Three Landscapes for Orchestra
Howard Shore: Guitar Concerto (NZ premiere)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 29 July, 7:30 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Kiwa String Quartet (Malavika Gopal, Alan Molina, Sophia Acheson, Ken Ichinose)
Beethoven: String Quartet in B flat, Op 18 No 6
John Adams: John’s Book of Alleged Dances
Gareth Farr: Mondo Rondo
Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No 1 in D, Op 11
Memorial Hall, Waikanae
Sunday 30 July, 2:30 pm

Nota Bene concerts 2017
Concert 2: Cactus Cat Tears
Popular classic songs from near and far—arranged for choral performance
Conducted by Ivan Patterson, with guest artists including Wellington indie band Mermaidens
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hill Street
Sunday 30 July 2017, 3 pm

Wellington Chamber Music
Xenia Pestova (piano)
Music by: Annea Lockwood, Clara Schumann, Debussy, Domenico Scarlatti, Patricia Alexandrini, Miriama Young, Heather Hindman, J S Bach, Luciano Berio, Daria Kwiatkowska, Glenda Keam
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 30 July, 3 pm

Ben Reason – baritone 
Fundraising concert to help sustain him on a scholarship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.
(Hopefully, more information will emerge)
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 30 July, 7 pm

Wellington Youth Orchestra
Conducted by Andrew Joyce with Ludwig Treviranus (piano)
Dvorak: Symphony No 9 in E minor, Op 95  (‘New World’)
Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hill  Street
Monday 31 July, 7:30 pm

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
David Trott — resident organist
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 1 August, 12:15 pm

Aroha String Quartet International Music Academy
2017 Tutors’ Concert
Music: Rossini – String Sonata No 1 in G; Beethoven – String Trio No 3 in G major Op 9 No 1, mv 1; Schubert – Piano Quintet in A major D667 Op 114 ‘The Trout’, mv 1; Brahms – Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor Op 25, mv 4
This year’s Academy is taking place from 1-6 August.
Under the tutorship of members of the Aroha Quartet (Haihong Liu & Ursula Evans – violins, Zhongxian Jin – viola & Robert Ibell – cello) and guest tutors Diedre Irons (piano), Donald Armstrong (string ensemble director & violin), Ken Ichinose (cello), Joan Perarnau Garriga (double bass), Robin Perks, Michael Cuncannon and Manshan Yang (chamber music)
(The ASQ Academy 2017 Final Concert, supported by Trinity College London, at St Andrew’s.  see Sunday 6 August, 4 pm)
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 2 August 2017, 12:15 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand
Takács Quartet
Music by Haydn, Anthony Ritchie , Webern and Dvořák
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 4 August, 7:30 pm

Orchestra Wellington and the Orpheus Choir conducted by Marc Taddei
Pianist: Stephen de Pledge
Schumann: Carnaval (piano music arranged by Ravel)
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe ballet music
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 5 August, 7:30 pm

The Marriage of Figaro
Eternity Opera Company; producer: Emma Beale
Music director: Simon Romanos; Stage director: Alex Galvin
Count: Orene Tiai/William King
Countess: Kate Lineham/Hannah Catrin Jones
Susanna: Emily Mwila/Pasquale Orchard
Figaro: Jamie Henare/William McElwee
Cherubino: Elisabeth Harris/Olivia Sheat
Bartolo: Roger Wilson/Richard Dean
Marcellina: MArian Hawke/Laura Loach
Basilio/Curzio:Mark Bobb/Peter King
Antonio: Nino Raphael/Minto Fung
Barbarina: Shayne Tweed/Alexandra Woodhouse
Hannah Playhouse
Saturday 5, Wednesday 9, Thursday 10, Friday 11, Saturday 12 August, 7:30 pm; Sunday 6, Tuesday 8 August, 6 pm

NZCT Chamber Music Contest: National Finals
Michael Fowler Centre
Sunday 6 August 2017, 3 pm

Aroha String Quartet International Music Academy 2017 
Final Concert (see more detail in Wednesday 4 August entry)
To hear the 2017 ASQ International Music Academy participants perform the works they’ve prepared during this week
St Andrew’s on The Terrace (Entry by koha/donation)
Sunday 6 August, 4 pm 

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
NZSM student guitar performances
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 8 August, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s Lunchtime concerts
Woodwind soloists of the NZSM
Works by New Zealand composers
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 9 August, 12:15 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Edo de Waart with Karen Gomyo – violin
Salina Fisher: Rainphase
Berg: Violin Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No 1 in D
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 11 August, 6:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Edo de Waart with Karen Gomyo – violin
John Adams: Short Ride on a Fast Machine
Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
Beethoven: Symphony No 7 in A
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 12 August, 7:30 pm

Mulled Wine Concerts
Matthew Marshall — Guitar
Paekakariki Memorial Hall
Sunday 13 August, 2:30 pm

Concert in memory of Wellington luthier (cellist and instrument repairer) Ian Lyons
Including a new work by Kenneth Young for cello, harp and string orchestra entitled ‘Meditation’ written to honour Ian Lyons, who died unexpectedly in mid-2015
Andrew Joyce, Rolf Gjelsten and Greg Squire
St Andrew’s on The Terrace, Wellington
Sunday 13 August 2.30 pm

Inspirare — vocal ensemble: artistic director: Mark Stamper 
With the 36-boy Wellington College Chorale
Symmetry: Conflict and resolution
The theme: “the difficulties and realities of war; the joys and serenity of peace”
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 13 August, 6:30 pm 

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
Kugels — Klezmer music — Ross Harris, Debbie Rawson, Robin Perks, etc
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 15 August, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s Lunchtime concerts
Maaike Beekman-Christie (mezzo soprano) with Rachel Thomson (piano) and Chris van der Zee (viola)
Lieder by Schumann, Wolf and Brahms
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 16 August, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s Lunchtime concerts
Classical voice students of the NZSM
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Thursday 17 August, 12:15 pm

Kapiti Chorale conducted by Eric Sidoti with Douglas Mews – chamber organ
Liszt: Hungarian Coronation Mass
Schubert: Mass No 2 in G, D 167
St Paul’s Church, Kapiti Road
Saturday 19 August, 2:30 pm

The Diary of One Who Disappeared by Janáček
Kent McIntosh (New Zealand tenor, resident in Australia), Bianca Andrew (mezzo), Catherine Norton (piano) 
And songs by Sibelius, Alfvén, Mahler, Wolf and Kurt Weill
Adam Concert Room, New Zealand School of Music
Saturday 19 August, 7:30 pm 

Wellington Chamber Music
Emma Sayers and Richard Mapp piano duets
Stravinsky: Five easy pieces and Petroushka
Brahms: Capriccio in G minor, Op 116/3 (Mapp)
Brahms: Intermezzo in A, Op 118/2 (Sayers)
Brahms: Liebeslieder Walzer, for piano duet and four voices
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 20 August, 3 pm

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
NZSM students of wind instruments
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 22 August, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Piano recital: Noelle Dannenbring
Debussy: Estampes I. Pagodes II. La Soiree dans Grenade
Schubert: Piano Sonata no.13 in A major, D 664
Chopin: Ballade no.3, Op.47
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No 3, Op. 28
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 23 August, 12:15 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Edo de Waart
The Damnation of Faust (Berlioz) – a concert performance
Soloists: Eric Owens – Méphistophélès; Andrew Staples – Faust; Alisa Kolosova – Marguérite; James Clayton – Brander
New Zealand Opera Chorus
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 25 August, 6:30 pm

Classical Expressions, Upper Hutt
Orchestra Wellington, conducted by Marc Taddei

Introducing children to the orchestra, its instruments and composers
Expressions Theatre, Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt
Sunday 27 August, 1 pm 

Wainuiomata Choir conducted by Sue Robinson
Puccini: Missa di Gloria
Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Lower Hutt
Saturday 26 August, 7:30 pm
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington
Sunday 27 August, 3 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand
Beethoven’s complete violin sonatas – five concerts
Michael Houstoun and Bella Hristova
No 1: Sonatas Op 12/1 and Op 30/1 on Monday 28
Renouf Foyer, Michael Fowler Centre
Monday 28 August to Friday 1 September,12 noon each day 

Beethoven violin sonatas – Hristova and Houstoun
No 2: Sonatas Op 23 and Op 24 (Spring)
Renouf Foyer, MFC
Tuesday 29 August, noon  

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
Be surprised!
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 29 August, 12:15 pm

Beethoven violin sonatas – Hristova and Houstoun
No 3: Sonatas Op 30/3 and Op 47 (Kreutzer)
Renouf Foyer, MFC
Wednesday 30 August, noon  

St Andrew’s Lunchtime concerts
‘Messing with Mozart’
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 30 August, 12:15 pm

Beethoven violin sonatas – Hristova and Houstoun
No 4: Sonatas Op 12/3 and Op 96
Renouf Foyer, MFC
Thursday 31 August, noon  

St Andrew’s Lunchtime concerts
Amazon Trio, with bassoon
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Thursday 31 August, 12:15 pm

Camerata, directed by Anne Loeser, with Diedre Irons — piano
Haydn: Symphony No. 6, Le Matin, with soloists Anne Loeser — violin, Andrew Joyce — cello and Joan Perarnau Garriga — double bass
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E flat major, K. 271 (Jeunehomme)
Adam Concert Room, Victoria University; Gate 7, Kelburn Parade
Thursday 31 August, 6 pm (koha)

Beethoven violin sonatas – Hristova and Houstoun
No 5: Sonatas Op 12/2 and Op 30/2
Renouf Foyer, MFC
Friday 1 September, noon  

44th International Viola Congress, Wellington 
(Australian and New Zealand Viola Society, co-hosted by Donald Maurice and Gillian Ansell, with support from the New Zealand School of Music, Victoria University
Registrations and information: http://ivcwgtn2017.wixsite.com/44th-ivcwgtn2017
Venues and public concert details: look at the website and listing for 4 September below
Friday 1 to Wednesday 5 September 

Northern Chorale 
With five soloists
All the Mozarts: Leopold, Wolfgang Amadeus and Xaver (note: no ‘i’)
Khandallah Town Hall
Saturday 2 September 7 pm 

Waikanae Music Society
Auckland Piano Trio (James Jin, Lames Sang-oh Yoo and Xing Wang)
Mozart: Piano Trio No 6 in G, K 564
Shostakovich: Sonata for cello and piano. Op 40
Arensky: Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 32
Memorial Hall, Waikanae
Sunday 3 September 2:30 pm

Chamber Music Hutt Valley
Ludwig Treviranus (piano) and Charles Wilson (narrator)
Mozart: 12 variations in C, K 265 ‘Ah, vous dirai-je Maman’
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No 1
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf for narrator and piano
Lower Hutt Little Theatre
Sunday 3 September, 3:30 pm

44th International Viola Congress, Wellington 
The Three Altos
Gala concert with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hamish McKeich
Violists: Roger Benedict, Anna Serova and Roger Myers
Schumann: Märchenbilder, Op 113 (orchestral version of piece for viola and piano)
Molinelli: Lady Walton’s Garden
Boris Pigovat: Poem of Dawn
Walton: Viola Concerto
look at the website for further details: http://ivcwgtn2017.wixsite.com/44th-ivcwgtn2017
Michael Fowler Centre
Monday 4 September, 7:30 pm

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
Kristine Zuelicke – piano, Heywon Kim – violin
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 5 September, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Viola Congress bonus concert by Marcin Murawski (viola), Gabriela Glapska (piano)
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 6 September, 12:15 pm

Cantoris conducted by Thomas Nikora
Madrigals
Music by Mozart, Tallis, Gibbons, Morley, Bruckner, Saint-Saëns, Purcell, Rachmaninov, Chris Artley, Manning Sherwin and Billy Joel
St Andrew’s on The Terrace, Wellington
Wednesday 6 Sept, 7:30 pm

New Zealand String Quartet
String quartets by Beethoven, Schumann and Bartok
Programme 1
Beethoven: String Quartet no 1 in F, op 18 no 1
Bartok: String Quartet no 1
Schumann: String Quartet in A, op 41 no 3
St Mary of the Angels
Thursday 7 September, 7:30 pm

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Jian Liu (piano)
Ravel: Danses nobles et danses sentimentales
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor
Weber; Invitation to the Dance (orchestrated by Berlioz)
Ravel: La Valse
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 9 September, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Youth Choir conducted by David Squire
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington
Sunday 10 September 2017, 4 pm

New Zealand String Quartet
String quartets Programme No 2
Janacek: String Quartet no 2, ‘Intimate Letters’
Jack Body: Saetas
Mendelssohn: Quartet no 2 in A minor, op 13
Hunter Council Chamber, Victoria University
Sunday 10 September, 7:30 pm

Classical Expressions, Upper Hutt 
New Zealand String Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet in F, Op 18 No 1
Janáček: String Quartet No 2 ‘Intimate Letters’
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 13
(Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre and the
Upper Hutt Music Society)
Expressions Theatre, Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt
Monday 11 September , 7:30 pm

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
Recital of Baroque music
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 12 September, 12:15 pm 

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
New Zealand School of Music cellos
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 13 September, 12:15 pm  

The Tudor Consort conducted by Michael Stewart
To mark the International Day of Peace
Arvo
Part’s The Beatitudes
S
ettings of the Agnus Dei by Palestrina, Byrd and Josquin
Premiere of Gemma Peacocke’s recent commission Pacific for piano, four hands and electronics
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Saturday 16 September, 7:30 pm

Festival Singers
Musical settings of poems by William Blake by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Jonathan Berkahn
Welleslay Church. Taranaki Street
Saturday 16 September, 7:30 pm

The Bach Choir of Wellington
Directed by Maaike Christie-Beekman
Douglas Mews and Emma Sayers (piano) and Nicola Holt and Jamie Young (singers)
Bruckner: two motets
Rheinberger: four motets
Mozart: Alma dei Creatoris
Brahms: Geistliches Lied; Liebeslieder Waltzer; Hungarian Dances 1, 3 and 6; Chorale Prelude – Herzliebeter Jesu
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 17 September, 3 pm 

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
RNZAF Band: Soprano soloist, flute and piano
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 19 September, 12:15 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
New Zealand School of Music voice students
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 20 September, 12:15 pm  

Karori Classics
Music for organ and viola
Douglas Mews (organ) and Christiaan van der Zee (viola)
Music by Elgar, Quantz and Bach
Church of St Mary, 176 Karori Road
Friday 22 September, 7 pm 

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Freddie Kempf – conductor and pianist

Handel: Keyboard concerto Op 4 No 1, in G minor
Parts of piano concertos by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninov
Chopin: Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 23 September, 7:30 pm

Wellington Chamber Orchestra conducted by Justin Pearce
Janey MacKenzie (soprano) and Luka Venter (tenor)
Mozart – Symphony No.25 in G minor
Mussorgsky – Songs from the Nursery
Prokofiev – Lieutenant Kijé Suite
St Andrews on The Terrace
Sunday 24 September, 2:30 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Wilma and Friends
(Wilma Smith, Caroline Henbest, Alexandra Partridge, Andrew Leathwick)
Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E flat, WoO 36
Andrew Leathwick: Premiere
Dvořák: Piano Quartet No 2 in E flat, Op 87
Memorial Hall, Waikanae
Sunday 24 September 2:30 pm

Old Saint Paul’s Lunchtime Concerts
NZSM wind ensemble
Chamber music for wind instruments
Old Saint Paul’s, Mulgrave Street
Tuesday 26 September, 12:15 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand
Imani Winds – wind quintet

Music by Valerie Coleman, Rimsky-Korsakov, Natalie Hunt, Paquito d’Rivera, Simon Shaheen
Michael Fowler Centre
Tuesday 26 September, 7:30 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
New Zealand School of Music piano students
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 27 September, 12:15 pm  

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
New Zealand School of Music string students
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Thursday 28 September, 12:15 pm

New Zealand String Quartet with Wu Man
Wu Man plays an ancient Chinese instrument – the lute-like pipa
She is a founding member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble
Programme:
Tan Dun: Concerto for String Quartet and Pipa
Tan Dun: Eight Colours for string quartet
Zhao Jiping and Zhao Lin: Red Lantern for Pipa and String Quartet
Tabea Squire: 4th movement from Chimaera for violin and pipa
Trad. Chinese: Xi Yang Xiao Gu (Flute and Drum music at Sunset)
Trad. Chinese: White Snow in Spring 
Yi-Wen Jiang (arr.): Butterfly Love by He Zhanghao and Chen Gang
St Mary of the Angels, Boulcott Street
Thursday 28 September, 7:30 pm

Martinborough Music Festival
Michael Houstoun (piano)
Selection of preludes and fugues from Book 1 of Bach’s Well-tempered Clavier
Satie: two Gymnopedies and a Gnossienne
Schubert: Piano Sonata in G, D 894
St Andrew’s Church Hall. Dublin Street, MArtinborough
Friday 29 September, 7 pm

Martinborough Music Festival
Zephyr Wind Quintet and Michael Houstoun (piano)
Anton Reicha: Wind Quintet in E flat
Ken Wilson: Wind Quintet
Ibert: Trois pièces brèves
Mozart: Quintet for piano and winds in E flat, K 452
St Andrew’s Church Hall. Dublin Street, Martinborough
Friday 29 September, 2 pm

Martinborough Music Festival
Martinborough Festival Quartet and Michael Houstoun (piano)
Beethoven: String Quartet No 11 in F minor, Op 95
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
St Andrew’s Church Hall. Dublin Street, Martinborough
Saturday 30 September, 7 pm

The Orpheus Choir of Wellington 
Requiem by Fauré (presumably in an arrangement with organ accompaniment)
Mozart’s Mass in C Major, K 220 (‘Sparrow Mass’)
Conductor: Brent Stewart; James Clayton, baritone; Lisa Harper-Brown, soprano 
Wellington Cathedral of Saint Paul
Saturday 30 September, 7:30 pm

Martinborough Music Festival
The Schubert Octet
Schubert: Triosatz in B flat and the Octet in F
St Andrew’s Church Hall. Dublin Street, Martinborough
Sunday 1 October, 2 pm

Nota Bene concerts 2017
Concert 3: 
Esprit
Duruflé: Requiem, with works by Debussy, Ravel, Messiaen
Conducted by Peter Walls
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hill Street
Sunday 1 October 2017, 3 pm

Aroha String Quartet: Ode to the Moon 
Celebration of 2017 Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
Works by Ding Shan-De, Bao Yuan-Kai, Zhou Long, David Farquhar, Anthony Ritchie
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 1 October, 7 pm 

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Cello recital – Inbal Megiddo
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 4 October, 12:15 pm  

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: James Judd with Antoine Tamestit – viola
Berlioz: Harold in Italy
Elgar: In the South (Alassio)
Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 6 October, 6:30 pm

Christopher Hainsworth: recital on the Maxwell Fernie organ, St Mary of the Angels
Programme includes music by Sweelinck, Handel, Byrd, Haydn, Dubois, and even some film music
Saint Mary of the Angels, Boulcott Street – donations welcome
Friday 6 October, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Opera
Kátya Kabanová (Janáček)
In Czech with English surtitles
Conductor: Wyn Davies; Director: Patrick Nolan
Cast: Dina Kuznetsova, Angus Wood, Conal Coad, Margaret Medlyn, Andrew Glover, James Benjamin Rodgers
accompanied by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
St James Theatre
Saturday 7, Thursday 12, Saturday 14 October, 7:30 pm; Tuesday 10 October, 6:30 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
New Zealand School of Music guitar students
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 11 October, 12:15 pm  

Wellington Chamber Music
Wilma and Friends – piano quartet
Walton: Piano Quartet in D minor
Andrew Leathwick: Piano Quartet (premiere)
Brahms: Piano Quartet No 3, Op 60
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 15 October, 3 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
New Zealand School of Music viola students
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 18 October, 12:15 pm  

Stroma conducted by Hamish McKeich
Maximum Minimalism: ‘Less is more!’
Stroma explores the scintillating sounds of the minimalist movement in the beautiful spaces of City Gallery’
Steve Reich: Double Sextet for ensemble
Julia Wolfe: Lick for ensemble
Alison Isadora: New work for string quartet
Eve de Castro-Robinson: Four Marimbulations for solo marimba
Terry Riley: In C for ensemble
Wellington City Gallery
Thursday 19 October, 7:30 pm

Karori Classics
Rachel Vernon, clarinet, Christiaan van der Zee, viola and Rachel Thomson, piano
Mozart: Trio for clarinet, viola and piano in E-flat, K. 498 (‘Kegelstatt’)
Schumann: Märchen Erzählungen, Op 132 
Bruch: Eight Pieces, Op 83 – Nos 5 & 6
St. Mary’s Church, Karori
Friday 20 October,  7 pm

Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir conducted by Karen Grylls
Salut Printemps!
Accompanied by Rachel  Fuller
French music for Springtime: Debussy and Poulenc, romantic chansons and a quirky song-cycle
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
Saturday 21 October,  7:30 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Alexander Gavrylyuk – piano
Bach/Busoni: Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Haydn: Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI 32
Chopin: Etudes, Op 10, Nos 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Scriabin: Sonata No 5, Op 53
Rachmaninov: Preludes Op 23, nos 1, 5, 2, and Sonata No 2 in B flat, Op 36
Memorial Hall, Waikanae
Sunday 22 October 2:30 pm

Wellington Youth Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Griffith
with massed choir, children’s choir and multimedia
Karl Jenkins: Cantata Memoria for the children of Aberfan
Soloists: Jenny Wollerman (soprano) and James Clayton (baritone)
Michael Fowler Centre
Monday (Labour Day) 23 October. 2 pm 

Classical Expressions, Upper Hutt
Michael Houstoun piano
Bach: The Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1  complete
(Expressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre and the
Upper Hutt Music Society)
Expressions Theatre, Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt
Monday 23 October, 7:30 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Solo guitar – Owen Moriarty
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Wednesday 25 October, 12:15 pm  

Christopher Hainsworth: organ recital, with Julien Hainsworth – cello
Music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Barrière… and a surprise!
Saint Mary of the Angels, Boulcott Street
Wednesday 25 October, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Edo de Waart with Joyce Yang – piano and Madison Nonoa – soprano
Rachmaninov:
Vocalise
Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor
Symphonic Dances
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 27 October, 6:30 pm

Kapiti Chamber Choir; conductor: Eric Sidoti 
Viva España

The Coast Community Church, 57 Hinemoa Street, Paraparaumu
Sunday 29 October,  2:30 pm

Reformation Cantata Vespers by JS Bach, commerorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
The Chiesa Ensemble: Anna Sedcole (soprano), Rebeca Woodmore (alto), John Beaglehole (tenor), David Morriss (bass), and Choir of Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Bach: Violin Concerto in E, BWV 1042
‘Ein feste burg ist unser Gott’, BWV 80
‘Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf’, BWV 226
Wellington Cathedral of Saint Paul
Sunday 29 October, 5 pm

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Suyeon Kang (violin)
Tabea Squire: Colour Lines (new commission)
Nielsen: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Petroushka ballet music
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 4 November, 7:30 pm

Holocaust Concert
Donald Maurice (viola), Inbal Megiddo (cello), with members of NZSO, the New Zealand School of Music and the Druzya Quartet (winners of the 2017 NZ Chamber Music Contest)
Music by Weinberg, Andre Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Schullhoff (Duo for violin and cello), Lori Laitman (Duo for baritone and double bass), Theodorakis and jazz tribute to Coco Schumann
St James Theatre, First Floor Gallery
Thursday 9 November, 7 pm

NZ Trio (Sarah Watkin (piano), Ashley Brown (cello) and Manu Berkeljon (guest violinist) 
John Ireland: Phantasie trio in A minor
Anthony Ritchie: Childhood
Dorothy Ker: Onaia
Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No 2 in E flat, Op.100, D. 929
Wellington City Gallery
Thursday 9 November, 7 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Edo de Waart with Janine Jansen – violin

Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Brahms: Symphony No 3 in F
Sibelius: Violin concerto in D minor
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 10 November, 6:30 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Kapiti Student Musicians’ Concerts
Young students at all levels 
Memorial Hall, Waikanae
Saturday 11 November, 4 pm 

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Beethoven: Symphony No 3 in E flat ‘Eroica
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 2 December, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Brett Weymark
Messiah by Handel
The Orpheus Choir of Wellington
Soloists: Celeste Lazarenko, Deborah Humble, Jonathan Abernethy, Jared Holt
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 9 December, 7:30 pm

Wellington Chamber Orchestra conducted by Ewan Clark
David Bremner (trombone)
Lilburn: Suite for Orchestra
Tomasi: Trombone Concerto
Sibelius: Symphony No 2 in D major, Op. 43
St Andrews on The Terrace
Sunday 10 December, 2:30 pm

 

 

 

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