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

2019

 

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Duo Enharmonics – Nicole Chao and Beth Chen

Piano music for 4 hands
St Andrews Church, 30 The Terrace
Wednesday 3 April, 12:15 pm  

The Widor Project
This recital has been rescheduled from 5 April to 26 April
Symphonie III
performed by Richard Apperley
Entry is by suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going towards the ongoing maintenance of the Cathedral’s Music Department.
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 26 April, 12:45 pm

Cantoris choir conducted by Thomas Nikora with Jonathan Berkahn (organ)
Fauré: Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine
Rutter: Gloria
Wesley Church, Taranaki Street
Saturday 6 April, 7:30 pm
Plus:
Masterton in St Matthew’s Church
Saturday 13 April, 2 pm

Colours of Futuna Concert Series
Gale Force Gospel Choir, director Carol Shortis
A community choir who love singing a cappella gospel music, primarily African-American Gospel music, interspersed with Gospel songs from other cultures: African, Pacific Island and Māori
Futuna Chapel, 67 Futuna Close, Friend Street, Karori
Sunday 7 April, 2 pm

Wellington Chamber Orchestra conducted by Rachel Hyde
Mendelssohn – Ruy Blas Overture
Mozart – Sinfonia Concertante (soloists – Gillian Ansell & Monique Lapins)
Brahms – Symphony No.1
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 7 April, 2:30 pm

Aroha Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B flat, K 458 ‘The Hunt’
György Ligeti: String Quartet No 1 ‘Metamorphoses nocturnes’
Beethoven: String Quartet No 13 in B flat, Op 130
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Tuesday 7 May, 7:30 pm

Classical Expressions 2019, Upper Hutt
Alessio Bax – piano
Alessandro Marcello: Oboe Concerto in D minor, SD935
Rachmaninov: Variations on a Theme of Corelli
Liszt: St. François d’Assise: La prédication aux oiseaux, S.175/1
Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt
Monday 8 April, 7:30 pm

Classical Expressions 2019, Upper Hutt
Lunchtime concert
New Zealand School of Music
Concert by stringed instrument students
Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt
Tuesday 9 April, 1 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Paul Rosoman – Organ recital
St Andrews Church, 30 The Terrace
Wednesday 10 April, 12:15 pm  

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Woodwind Students of the New Zealand School of Music
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Thursday 11 April, 12:15 pm 

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique and Lélio, le retour à la vie, mélologue en six parties (with Declan Cudd – tenor, Daniel O’Connor – baritone)
2019 marks the 150th anniversary of Berlioz’s death
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 12 April, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir
Conductor: Edo de Waart with Joyce Yang (piano)
Brahms: Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor, Op 15
Strauss: Serenade for Wind Instruments in E flat, Op 7
Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme Op 36 (‘Enigma Variations’)
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 13 April, 7:30 pm 

Nota Bene and Chiesa Ensemble, directed by Peter Walls
Bach’s St John Passion
Soloists: Lachlan Craig (Evangelist), Simon Christie (Jesus), Maaike Christie-Beekman (alto) and Nicola Holt (soprano), LJ Crichton (tenor) and Will King (bass)
St Mary of the Angels (pre-concert talk at 1pm)
Sunday 14 April, 1:30 pm (Palm Sunday)

Waikanae Music Society
Julien van Mellaerts (baritone) and James Baillieu (piano)

Schubert: song selection
Schumann: Dichterliebe song cycle Op 142
Gareth Farr: new commission
Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel
Waikanae Memorial Hall
Sunday 14 April, 2:30 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Maria Mo – piano
Beethoven: Waldstein sonata
Albeniz: Iberia, book 1.
St Andrew’s on The Terrace, 30 The Terrace
Wednesday 17 April, 12:15 pm  

Tudor Consort directed by Michael Stewart
Tenebrae  music for Holy Week
Music by Victoria, Edmund Rubbra and James MacMillan.
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 19 April, 7:30 pm

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Chris Greenslade (piano)
St Andrew’s on The Terrace, 30 The Terrace
Wednesday 24 April, 12:15 pm  

The Widor Project
Symphonie III performed by Richard Apperley
Entry is by suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going towards the ongoing maintenance of the Cathedral’s Music Department.
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 26 April, 12:45 pm

St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Pipe organ restoration fundraising concert
New Zealand School of Music String Ensemble conducted by Donald Maurice and Inbal Megiddo, cello
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major and Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Hob. VIIb/1 and 2
Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra, Sz.113 BB.118
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Saturday 27 April, 7:30 pm

Star Wars in Concert – film with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra live
Film: The Empire Strikes Back
John Williams’s score played by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
TSB Arena, Queens Wharf
Sunday 28 April, 1 pm and 6:30 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand 
Septura: An American in Paris
Ensemble of seven players: Simon Cox and Matthew Knight – artistic directors; Huw Morgan, Alan Thomas, Matthew Gee, Daniel West, Peter Smith
Ravel: Mother Goose
Debussy: Preludes
Gershwin: Three piano preludes; Songbook; An American in Paris
Michael Fowler Centre
Tuesday 30 April 7:30 pm 

St Andrew’s lunchtime concerts
Georgia Jamieson Ems (soprano) and Bruce Greenfield (piano)
German Lieder Recital
St Andrew’s on The Terrace, 30 The Terrace
Wednesday 1 May, 12:15 pm  

The Widor Project
Symphonie X (‘Romane‘) performed by Michael Stewart
Entry is by suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going towards the ongoing maintenance of the Cathedral’s Music Department
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 3 May, 12:45 pm

Wellington Chamber Music
New Zealand String Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet in A major No. 5 Op. 18 no. 5
Jack Body: Bai sanxian
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 10 in A flat
Brahms: String Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2 St. Andrews on The Terrace
St Andrews on The Terrace
Sunday 5 May, 3 pm

Classical Expressions 2019, Upper Hutt
Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei: ‘Eight Seasons’
Vivaldi: Four Seasons (violin: Amalia Hall)
Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt
Monday 6 May, 7:30 pm

Classical Expressions 2019, Upper Hutt
Lunchtime Concerts
New Zealand School of Music piano students
Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt
Tuesday 7 May, 1 pm

Aroha Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B flat, K 458 ‘The Hunt’
György Ligeti: String Quartet No 1 ‘Metamorphoses nocturnes’
Beethoven: String Quartet No 13 in B flat, Op 130
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Tuesday 7 May, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra 
Shed Series
Conductor: Hamish McKeich
Haydn: Symphony No 38 in C, Hob.1:38 (‘The Echo’)
Leonie Holmes: Elegy
Revueltas: Homenaje a Federico Garcia Lorca
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Penderecki: Polymorphia
Jonny Greenwood: 48 Responses to Polymorphia (New Zealand premiere)
Shed 6, Wellington Waterfront
Friday 10 May 7:30 pm

The Bach Choir of Wellington
Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle (aka grande messe légère)
Directed by Shawn Michael Condon with Douglas Mews (piano) and Thomas Nikora (harmonium)
Soloists: Nicola Holt, Linden Loader, John Beaglehole, Roger Wilson
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Saturday 11 May, 2 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Thomas Søndergård with Denis Kozhukhin (piano)
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 54
Sibelius: Symphony No 6 in D minor, Op 104 and Symphony No 7 in C, Op 105
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 18 May, 7:30 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Michael Houstoun and friends
(Martin Riselay – violin, Andrew Joyce – cello, Andrew Thomson – viola)
Brahms: Piano Quartet No 2 in A, Op 26
Fauré: Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15
Waikanae Memorial Hall
Sunday 19 May, 2:30 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand 
Brodsky Quartet (Daniel Rowland, Ian Bolton, Paul Cassidy, Jacqueline Thomas)
Rhythm and Texture:
Javier Alvarez: Metro Chabacano
Gershwin: Lullaby
Mario Lavista: Reflejos de la Noche
Osvaldo Golijov: Tenebrae (2003)
Ravel: String Quartet in F
Michael Fowler Centre
Monday 20 May 7:30 pm 

Martin Riseley, violin
Bach solo violin Partitas and Sonatas plus NZ composers
First of two recitals
Bach: Sonata no.1 in G minor; Partita No 1 in B minor; Sonata No 2 in A minor
Lyell Cresswell: “Burla”
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Friday 24 May, 6:30 pm

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Verklärung

Mozart: Symphony No 41 in C, ‘Jupiter’
Bruckner: Symphony No 8 in C minor (1890 version)
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 25 May, 7:30 pm

Mulled Wine Concerts
Martin Riseley (violin), Jian Liu (piano), Inbal Medigo (cello), Mary Gow (piano)
Programme tentative: Brahms Trio in B flat and  Lilburn’s Violin sonata
War Memorial Hall, Paekakariki
Sunday 26 May at 2.30 pm

Wellington Chamber Music
Joseph Haydn String Quartet Op. 76 No. 2 “Fifths”
Anton Webern Langsamer Satz
Leoš Janáček String Quartet No. 1 “Kreutzer Sonata”
Felix Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op. 13
St Andrews on The Terrace
Sunday 26 May, 3 pm

Chamber Music Hutt Valley  
Amici Ensemble
Rossini: Sonata a quatro No 1 for flute, clarinet, horn and bassoon
Piazzolla: Three Tangos for violin and bass
Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F, K 370
Spohr: Grand Nonetto in F, Op 31
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt
Monday 27 May, 7:30 pm

The Widor Project
Symphonie IV performed by Richard Apperley
Entry is by suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going towards the ongoing maintenance of the Cathedral’s Music Department.
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 31 May, 12:45 pm

Classical Expressions 2019, Upper Hutt
Lunchtime Concerts
New Zealand School of Music voice students
Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt
Tuesday 4 June, 1 pm

Bach solo violin Partitas and Sonatas plus NZ composers
Second of two recitals
Martin Riseley (violin) 

Bach: Partita No 3 in E major; Sonata No 2 in C major; Partita No. 2 in D minor (including the “Chaconne”)
Gareth Farr:  Whakatipu
Psathas: Gyftiko
St Andrew’s on The Terrace 
Friday 7 June, 6:30 pm  

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra 
Baroque series
Conductor and violin: Vesa-Matti Leppänen
Bridget Douglas – flute
Corelli: Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 no 1
Telemann: Overture-Suite in D, TWV 55:D21
Vivaldi: Flute Concerto in G minor, Op 10 no 2, La Notte
Fux: Overture in D minor, E 109
Telemann: Overture-Suite in D, TWV 55: D22
Cathedral of Saint Paul
Saturday 8 June, 7:30 pm

Classical Expressions 2019, Upper Hutt
Michael Houstoun (piano)

Music by Debussy, Schumann and Scarlatti
Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt
Monday 10 June, 7:30 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand 
Francesco Tuuisi – piano
Northern Migrations
Seventy minutes of music from the European jazz scene of the past decade
“formal and folkloric, early Baroque ostinato lines. Mediterranean modal melodies, minimalist grooves and Renaissance counterpoint”
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 15 June 7:30 pm 

Inspirare – artistic director Mark Stamper
An Evening with Brahms: Resolution to Love
Inspirare’s first concert of music by Johannes Brahms
Three different ensembles
Vier Quartette, Op. 92: quartet accompanied by Mark Stamper
Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103 (‘Gypsy Songs’), octet accompanied by Rachel Thomson, with Garth Norman tenor
Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 52 (‘Love Songs’): 20 singers accompanied by Rachel Thomson and Emma Sayers
Central Baptist Church, 46 Boulcott Street
Saturday 15 June, 7:30 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Amici Ensemble

Rossini: Sonata No 1 for wind quartet
Piazzolla: Three Tangos for violin and bass
Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F, K 370
Spohr: Grand Nonet, Op 31
Waikanae Memorial Hall
Sunday 16 June, 2:30 pm

Chamber Music Hutt Valley  
Donizetti Trio
Music by Vivaldi, Donizetti, Chris Adams, Respighi, Ben Hoadley, Jancourt, Bizet
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt
Wednesday 19 June, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Dima Slobodeniouk and Carolin Widmann – violin
Christopher Blake: Angel of Ahioara
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 1 in G minor, Op 13 (‘Winter Daydreams’)
Michael Fowler Centre
Thursday 20 June, 7:30 pm

Tudor Consort
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to know
With Aurora IV of experienced choral singers’
one of Wellington’s newest vocal ensembles, a male voice quartet, described as “polished, scrupulous and finely nuanced”.
Music by Gesualdo, Weelkes, Byrd and Gombert
St Andrews on The Terrace
Saturday 22 June, 7:30 pm

Wellington Chamber Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young
Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture
Beethoven: Triple Concerto (soloists: The Tasman Trio)
Delius: Walk to the Paradise Garden
Schubert: ‘Unfinished’ Symphony
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 30 June, 2:30 pm

The Widor Project 
Symphonie V performed by Richard Apperley
Entry is by suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going towards the ongoing maintenance of the Cathedral’s Music Department
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 5 July, 12:45 pm

NZSO National Youth Orchestra and National Youth Choir conducted by James Judd
David Squire – music director
Glen Downie (2019 NYO composer-in-residence): world premiere of new work
Tuirina Wehi, arr Robert Wiremu: Waerenga-a-Hika
Sibelius: The Oceanides, Op 73
Elgar: The Music Makers, Op 69
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 5 July, 6:30 pm 

Wellington Chamber Music
Andrew Beer (violin) and Sarah Watkins (piano)
Haydn: String Quartet Op. 76 No. 2 “Fifths”
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Janáček: String Quartet No. 1 “Kreutzer Sonata”
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op. 13
St Andrews on The Terrace
Sunday 7 July, 3 pm

Classical Expressions 2019, Upper Hutt
Lunchtime Concerts
New Zealand School of Music string instrument students
Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt
Tuesday 9 July, 1 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Carlos Kalmar and Steven Osborne – piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 12 in A, K 414
Osvaldo Golijov: Last Round
Nielsen: Symphony No 4, Op 29 (‘The Inextinguishable’)
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 13 July, 7:30 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Aroha String Quartet and Diedre Irons (piano)
Mozart: String Quartet No 17 in B flat, K 458 (‘Hunt’)
Brigid Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
Waikanae Memorial Hall
Sunday 14 July, 2:30 pm

Chamber Music Hutt Valley  
Adam Troubadours (Claudia Tarrant-Matthews and Grace Stainthorpe (violins), Grant Baker (viola), Olivia Wilding cello)
Haydn: Quartet in C, Op 76 no 3 (‘Emperor‘)
Gareth Farr: Te Tai o Rehua
Dvořák: String Quartet in G, Op 106
St Mark’s Church, Woburn Road, Lower Hutt
Wednesday 17 July, 7:30 pm

The Widor Project 
Symphonie VI performed by Richard Apperley
Entry is by suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going towards the ongoing maintenance of the Cathedral’s Music Department.
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 2 August, 12:45 pm

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei , with Lev Sivkov (cello) 
Debussy: L’Isle joyeuse
Alex Taylor: new work
Barber: Cello Concerto
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 2 August, 7:30 pm 

Chamber Music Hutt Valley  
Morton Trio (Arna Morton – violin, Alex Morton – horn, Liam Wooding – piano)
Kenneth Young: Trio for horn, violin and piano
Szymanowski: Mythes for violin and piano
Brahms: Horn Trio in E flat, Op 40
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt
Wednesday 7 August, 7:30 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand
Jennifer Stumm (viola) with Te Koki Trio (Martin Riseley, Inbal Megiddo, Jian Liu)
Michael Williams: new work,
Kurtag: Three pieces for viola solo from Signs, Games and Messages
Schumann: Märchenbilder (Fairytale pictures)
Brahms: Scherzo in C minor from FAE Sonata
Brahms: Piano quartet No 3 in C minor, Op 60
Michael Fowler Centre
Thursday 8 August 7:30 pm 

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra 
Shed Series
Conductor: Hamish McKeich
Piazzolla: Sinfonietta
Eve de Castro-Robinson: Cyprian’s Dance
Mozart: Symphony No 32 in G, K 318
Bach/Webern: A Musical Offering
Webern: Symphony, Op 21
John Adams: Chamber Symphony
Shed 6, Wellington Waterfront
Friday 9 August 7:30 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Levansa Trio with Lev Sivkov (cello)

Debussy: Sonata for violin and piano in G minor
Grieg: Andante con moto for violin, cello and piano
Duparc: Sonata for cello and piano in A minor
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (‘Archduke’)
Waikanae Memorial Hall
Sunday 18 August, 2:30 pm

Wellington Chamber Music
Morton Trio
(Arna Morton – violin, Alexander Morton – horn, Liam Wooding – piano)
David Rinker: Velvet Valves for horn trio
Richard Bissill: Valse noir for horn and piano
St Andrews on The Terrace
Sunday 18 August, 3 pm

Bach Choir of Wellington
American Portraits
Music by Randall Thompson and Aaron Copland

Venue to be confirmed
Saturday 24 August 7 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven Festival
Conductor: Edo de Waart
Symphonies Nos 1 in C, Op 21; 2 in D, Op 35 and 3 in E flat Op 55 (‘Eroica’)
Michael Fowler Centre
Wednesday 28 August, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven Festival
Conductor: Edo de Waart
Symphonies Nos 4 in B flat, Op 60 and 5 in C minor, Op 67
Michael Fowler Centre
Thursday 29 August, 7:30 pm

The Widor Project 
Symphonie VII performed by Michael Stewart
Entry is by suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going towards the ongoing maintenance of the Cathedral’s Music Department.
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 30 August, 12:45 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven Festival
Conductor: Edo de Waart
Symphonies Nos 6 in F, Op 68 (‘Pastoral’) and 7 in A, Op 92
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 30 August, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven Festival
Conductor: Edo de Waart
Symphonies Nos 8 in F, Op 93 and 9 in D minor (‘Choral’)
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 31 August, 7:30 pm

Wellington Chamber Music 
Lazarus String Quartet (Mayumi Kanagawa – violin  Jos Jonker  violin – Albin Uusijärvi – viola and Alice Gott – cello)
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6 Op.18 no. 6
Bartók: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor Op. 17
Mozart: String Quartet No. 16 in E-flat major K. 428
St Andrews on The Terrace
Sunday 1 September, 3 pm 

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Asher Fisch with Louis Lortie (piano)
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor, Op 18
Strauss: Tod und Verklärung, Op 24
Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 6 September, 6:30 pm 

The Orpheus Choir of Wellington. Music director:  Brent Stewart
Carmina Burana by
Wellington Cathedral of Saint Paul
Saturday 7 September, 7:30 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand 
Chiaroscuro
Matthew Barley – cello and Stephen de Pledge – piano
Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Op 70
Webern: Three Little Pieces Op 11
Bach: Cello Sonata No 1 in G – the Andante
Salina Fisher: new work
Takemitsu: Orion (1984)
Debussy: Cello Sonata in D minor
Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No 3 in A, Op 69
The Globe, Palmerston North (in the absence of a Wellington concert)
Wednesday 11 September 7:30 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand 
Viktoria Mullova Trio (Mullova – violin, Matthew Barley – cello, Stephen de Pledge – piano)
Schubert: Piano Trio No 2 in E flat D 929
Salina Fisher – new work
Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 14 September 7:30 pm

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
Bach: Concerto No 1 in D minor (with Brahms’s cadenza)
Beethoven: String Quartet No 14 in C sharp minor, Op 131 (orchestrated by Dimitri Mitropoulos
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 21 September, 7:30 pm

Wellington Chamber orchestra conducted by Michael Vinten Beethoven: Fidelio Overture
Mahler: Piano Quartet (orch. M. Vinten)
Bruckner: Symphony No.3 – the “Wagner”
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 22 September, 2:30 pm 

Waikanae Music Society
Tony Chen Lin – piano

Gao Ping: new commission
Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K 475 and Sonata in C minor, K 457
Janáček: Piano Sonata 1 x 1905  (viz, 1 October 1905)
Clara Schumann: Nocturne, Op 6 no 2
Robert Schumann: Fantasie in C, Op 17
Waikanae Memorial Hall
Sunday 22 September, 2:30 pm

Wellington Chamber Music
Tony Chen Lin – piano

Gao Ping: new commission
Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K 475 and Sonata in C Minor, K457
Janáček: Piano Sonata 1. X. 1905 (viz. 1 October 1905) ‘From the Street’
Clara Schumann: Nocturne Op 6, No. 2
Robert Schumann: Fantasie in C Major, Op 17
St Andrews on The Terrace
Sunday 29 September, 3 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra 
Conductor James Judd in conversation with H K Gruber and Håkan Hardenberger  (trumpet) with Joyce Yang (piano)
Discussing the NZSO programme of the next evening, 10 October
Hotel Intercontinental
Wednesday 9 October, 7 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: H K Gruber and Håkan Hardenberger  (trumpet)
Toy Symphony (Kindersinfonie) composer uncertain
Stravinsky: Circus Polka: For the young elephant
HK Gruber: Aerial
Haydn: Symphony No 22 in E flat, Hob 1/22 (‘The Philosopher’)
HK Gruber: Frankenstein
Michael Fowler Centre
Thursday 10 October, 7:30 pm

The Widor Project 
Symphonie VIII performed by Michael Stewart
Entry is by suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going towards the ongoing maintenance of the Cathedral’s Music Department
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 11 October, 12:45 pm

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Barber: Fanfare for the Common Man
Copland: Symphony No 3
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 19 October, 7:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Jun Märkel with Samuel Jacobs (French horn)
Kenneth Young: Te Mapouriki
Mozart: Symphony No 31 in D, K 297 (‘Paris’)
Strauss: Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat, Op 11
Mendelssohn: Overture Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Schumann: Symphony No 1 in B lat, Op 38 (‘Spring’)
Michael Fowler Centre
Thursday 24 October, 7:30 pm

Chamber Music New Zealand 
Quatuor Ébène: Pierre Colombet and Gabriel le Magadure (violins), Marie Chilemme (viola) and Raphaël Merlin (cello)
Beethoven Live
String Quartet in G, Op 18 no 2
String Quartet in F minor, Op 95
String Quartet in E flat, Op 74
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 25 October 7:30 pm

Chamber Music Hutt Valley  
Diedre Irons (piano)
Bach: Concerto in the Italian Style, BWV 971
Beethoven: Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (‘Appassionata‘)
Liszt: Piano sonata in B minor
Little Theatre, Lower Hutt
Thursday 31 October, 7:30 pm

The Widor Project 
Symphonie IX (‘Gothique‘) performed by Michael Stewart
Entry is by suggested donation of $10, with all proceeds going towards the ongoing maintenance of the Cathedral’s Music Department
Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
Friday 1 November, 12:45 pm

Waikanae Music Society
Alexander Gavrylyuk – piano

Mozart: Sonata in C, K 545
Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op 15
Liszt: Étude No 6
Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre
Ravel: Pavane pour une infant défunte
Ravel: À la manière de Chabrier and À la manière de Borodine
Mussorgsky: Picture at an Exhibition
Waikanae Memorial Hall
Sunday 3 November, 2:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Edo de Waart with Jennifer Koh (violin)
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Violin Concerto
Schubert: Symphony No 9 in C, D 944 (‘Great’)
Michael Fowler Centre
Friday 8 November, 6:30 pm

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir and Orpheus Choir of Wellington
Conductor: Edo de Waart with Lauren Snouffer (soprano) and Anna Larsson (mezzo-soprano)
Mahler: Symphony No 2 in C minor (‘Resurrection’)
Michael Fowler Centre 
Friday 22 November, 6:30 pm 

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra 
Shed Series
Conductor: Hamish McKeich with Russell Walder – oboe
Tchaikovsky/Ellington: The Nutcracker Suite (selection)
John Luther Adams: Become River
Milhaud: Saudades do Brasil, Op 67 (selection)
Derek Bermel: Canzonas Americanas: movements 1 to 3
Russell Walder arr. Psathas (untitled new work)
Shed 6, Wellington Waterfront
Saturday 30 November 7:30 pm

Orchestra Wellington conducted by Marc Taddei
Rob Thorn: new work for orchestra, taonga puoro and electric guitar
Barber: Piano Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No 8
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 30 November, 7:30 pm

Aroha String Quartet with Diedre Irons (piano)

Haydn: String Quartet in C, Op 33 No 3 ‘The Bird’
Bisley: Unbound
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34

St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 1 December, 3 pm 

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Orpheus Choir of Wellington conducted by Abraham Abbott
Handel: Messiah
Celeste Lazarenko – soprano; Anna Pierard – mezzo soprano; Jonathan abernethy – tenor; Hadleigh Adams – bass
Michael Fowler Centre
Saturday 7 December, 7:30 pm

Wellington Chamber Orchestra conducted by Sam Burstin
Nielsen: Helios Overture
Grieg: Piano Concerto, piano – Ana Šinkovec Burstin
Sibelius: Symphony No.5
St Andrew’s on The Terrace
Sunday 8 December, 2:30 pm  

Bach Choir of Wellington
Christmas Concert with Wellington Brass 

Music by Bach, Sweelinck, Daniel Pinkham and others

(Further details will come nearer to the time)

St Mary of the Angels,. Boulcott Street

Saturday 14 December 2 pm  

 

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