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  • 21 Sep
    2019-09-21 19:30:00 2019-09-22 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Lamb & Hayward Masterworks The Planets Frank Zappa’s Night School, a work that oozes urban cool, incorporating elements of jazz, rock, funk and western classical traditions, opens this concert with panache. Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks

    The Planets

    Frank Zappa’s Night School, a work that oozes urban cool, incorporating elements of jazz, rock, funk and western classical traditions, opens this concert with panache.

  • 02 Oct
    2019-10-02 10:30:00 2019-10-02 18:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Music Trails through the Library Back by popular demand, we're pleased to offer ​Music Trails in partnership with the Christchurch City Public Libraries and Selwyn District Libraries Music.  From March to November, CSO ensembles will perform in Christchurch libraries, introducing the instruments of the orchestra through fun and interactive 45-minute performances for all ages.  Multiple Venues CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    Music Trails through the Library

    Back by popular demand, we're pleased to offer ​Music Trails in partnership with the Christchurch City Public Libraries and Selwyn District Libraries Music. 

    From March to November, CSO ensembles will perform in Christchurch libraries, introducing the instruments of the orchestra through fun and interactive 45-minute performances for all ages. 

  • 19 Oct
    2019-10-19 19:30:00 2019-10-20 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Lamb & Hayward Masterworks The Romantics Internationally acclaimed Swedish musician Christian Lindberg joins the CSO as trombone soloist and conductor. Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks

    The Romantics

    Internationally acclaimed Swedish musician Christian Lindberg joins the CSO as trombone soloist and conductor.

  • 23 Oct
    2019-10-23 18:00:00 2019-10-24 02:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Studio Series All That Glitters This series is presented in the Ron Ball Studio situated in the CSO’s new home within the Town Hall. Celebrating the talents of the musicians of the orchestra, each one hour programme has been curated by the players themselves and provides a fascinating insight to their own musical inspirations. Ron Ball Studio, CSO Centre CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    Studio Series

    All That Glitters

    This series is presented in the Ron Ball Studio situated in the CSO’s new home within the Town Hall. Celebrating the talents of the musicians of the orchestra, each one hour programme has been curated by the players themselves and provides a fascinating insight to their own musical inspirations.

  • 02 Nov
    2019-11-02 19:30:00 2019-11-03 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland CSO Presents Last Night of the Proms Fly whichever flag you please, save the Queen and defend New Zealand with raised voices and soaring streamers in the CSO’s annual tribute to the great British tradition of Last Night of the Proms. Multiple Venues CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    CSO Presents

    Last Night of the Proms

    Fly whichever flag you please, save the Queen and defend New Zealand with raised voices and soaring streamers in the CSO’s annual tribute to the great British tradition of Last Night of the Proms.

  • 09 Nov
    2019-11-09 10:30:00 2019-11-09 18:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Music Trails through the Library Back by popular demand, we're pleased to offer ​Music Trails in partnership with the Christchurch City Public Libraries and Selwyn District Libraries Music.  From March to November, CSO ensembles will perform in Christchurch libraries, introducing the instruments of the orchestra through fun and interactive 45-minute performances for all ages.  Multiple Venues CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    Music Trails through the Library

    Back by popular demand, we're pleased to offer ​Music Trails in partnership with the Christchurch City Public Libraries and Selwyn District Libraries Music. 

    From March to November, CSO ensembles will perform in Christchurch libraries, introducing the instruments of the orchestra through fun and interactive 45-minute performances for all ages. 

  • 14 Nov
    2019-11-14 18:00:00 2019-11-15 02:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Studio Series Virtuosity This series is presented in the Ron Ball Studio situated in the CSO’s new home within the Town Hall. Celebrating the talents of the musicians of the orchestra, each one hour programme has been curated by the players themselves and provides a fascinating insight to their own musical inspirations. Ron Ball Studio, CSO Centre CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    Studio Series

    Virtuosity

    This series is presented in the Ron Ball Studio situated in the CSO’s new home within the Town Hall. Celebrating the talents of the musicians of the orchestra, each one hour programme has been curated by the players themselves and provides a fascinating insight to their own musical inspirations.

  • 21 Dec
    2019-12-21 18:30:00 2019-12-22 02:30:00 Pacific/Auckland CSO Presents Festive Christmas The shopping is done, the presents are wrapped, and it’s time to get in the mood to celebrate the holiday season with your favourite festive carols and music. With CSO Chief Conductor Benjamin Northey wielding the baton, the orchestra will be bringing you a sparkling bouquet of seasonal delights. Multiple Venues CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    CSO Presents

    Festive Christmas

    The shopping is done, the presents are wrapped, and it’s time to get in the mood to celebrate the holiday season with your favourite festive carols and music. With CSO Chief Conductor Benjamin Northey wielding the baton, the orchestra will be bringing you a sparkling bouquet of seasonal delights.