Wellington classical music: coming events

September 2022

Wednesday, 7th September, 2022

12:15pm. – St Andrews-on-The-Terrace
Rebecca Steel, flute and Kris Zuelicke, piano

Works by Otar Takakishvili, Ian Clarke, and French composers
for flute and piano

Thursday, 8th September, 2022

Van Diemen’s Band – (Tasmania) Borderlands
Julia Fredersdorff – artistic director /violin
7:30pm – The Public Trust Building, 131-135 Lambton Quay, Wellington
Music of the Early Baroque Period by Heinrich Ignaz, Franz von Biber and Tomaso Albinoni – and a new work by Donald Nicolson

Friday  9th September 2022

Jubilee – NZSO (commemorating its first concert in 1947, 75 years ago)
6:30pm – Michael Fowler Centre

Gemma New Conductor
Bridget Douglas – Flute
Vesa-Matti Leppänen – Violin

Khali Meari – NZSO Waiata
Salina Fisher – Rainphase
Shostakovich – Festive Overture, Op. 96
WA Mozart – Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major K.314 Mvts. 2 and 3
Rimsky-Korsakov – Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
Anthony Ritchie – A Bugle Will Do
Sibelius – Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 II. Adagio di molto
Tchaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a V. Waltz
Ravel – Bolero

Saturday, 10th September 2022

7:30pm – Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington
Orpheus Choir of Wellington

BRAHMS – A German Requiem
Madeleine Pierard (soprano)
Robert Tucker (baritone)
Brent Stewart (conductor)
Orchestra Wellington

Saturday 17th September 2022

4:00pm-5:30pm – St.Andrew’s on-The-Terrace, Wellington
Bach Choir of Wellington

Songs of Love
Shawn Michael Condon (conductor)
Soloists: Matilda Wickborn, Kate Manahi, Xavier Krause, Samuel McKeever
Pianists: Douglas Mews and Nicola Sutherland
BRAHMS – Neue Liebeslieder Op,65
Songs of love, longing and relationships by Copland, Dowland, Diemer, Sibelius and Mulholland

Saturday, 17th September, 2022

7:30pm – Michael Fowler Centre

Orchestra Wellington
Marc Taddei, Conductor
Richard Wagner – “Lohengrin” – Prelude to Act One
John Psathas – Leviathan (with Alexej Gaerassimez, percussion)
Robert Schumann – Symphony No. 2

Sunday 18th September 2022

2:30pm –  Waikanae Memorial Hall
Michael Endres (piano)

Schubert, Liszt, Schumann
For his Waikanae concert Michael Endres will be playing some
Schubert, as well as music by Liszt (Rhapsodie Espagnole – Spanish
Rhapsody) and Schumann’s Kreisleriana, a set of eight technically
demanding and very beautiful fantasies.

Saturday, 24th September 2022

3:00pm – St Andrew’s-on-The-Terrace
Elgar – ‘Cello Concerto
Wellington Chamber Orchestra

Andrew Atkins, Conductor
Caitlin Morris  ‘Cello
Khachaturian – Adagio from “Spartacus”
Dvorak – The Water Goblin
Tchaikovsky –  Capriccio Italien
Elgar – ‘Cello Concerto

Wednesday, 14th September. 2022

12:15 pm – St Andrew’s-on-The-Terrace
Ghost Trio

Monique Lapins (violin), Ken Ichinose (‘cello), Gabriela Glapska (piano)
Gabriel Faure – Piano Trio in D Minor Op.120
Eve de Castro Robinson – At Water’s Birth
Johannes Brahms – Piano Trion in C Minor Op. 101

Monday 19th September 2022

7:30pm – The Opera House, Wellington
East/West – A Symphonic Celebration

Jian Liu – piano
Joanna Foote – soprano
Bo Jiang – tenor
Brent Stewart – conductor
Orchestra Wellington
Xilin Wang – The Torch Festival
Douglas Lilburn – Aotearoa Overture
Yuankai – Chinese Sights and Sounds
Tian Zhou – Gift
The Yellow River Concerto

Wednesday 21st September, 2022

12:15pm  St,Andrew’s 0n-The-Terrace
New Zealand School of Music ‘Cello Ensemble
Inbal Megiddo – director

Thursday, 22nd September, 2022

12:15pm  St andrew’s on-The-Terrace
Pohl-Gjelsten and Friends

Sunday, 25th September 2022

2:00pm   Futuna Chapel, Friend St., Karori
Stars Align – The Orion Quartet play Mozart and Haydn

Orion Quartet – Anne Loeser, Rebecca Struthers (violins). Sophia Acheson (viola) and Jane Young (‘cello)
Haydn – String Quartet in B-flat Major Op.33 No.4
Mozart – String Quartet in A Major K.464

Wednesday 28th September 2022

12:15 pm   St.Andrew’s on-The-Terrace
New Zealand School of Music String Ensemble

Wednesday 28th September 2022

7:30 PM – St.Mark’s Church, Woburn Road, Lower Hutt
Chamber Music Hutt Valley
New Zealand String Quartet

Sarah Ballard (soprano)
Sarah Ballard – Brahma-samhita  for soprano and string quartet
Britten – String Quartet No. 2 in C Major Op.36
Beethoven – String Quartet Op. 59 No. 1 “Rasumovsky”

Thursday 29th September 2022

12:15pm,   St Andrew’s on-The-Terrace
New Zealand School of Music Guitar Students
Jane Curry – director

Wednesday 5th October, 2022

7:30pm – St.James Theatre, Wellington
VERDI – Macbeth

Philip Rhodes (Macbeth)
Amanda Echakaz (Lady Macbeth)
New Zealand Opera Chorus
Orchestra Wellington
Brad Cohen (conductor)