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  • 28 Jul
    2018-07-28 19:30:00 2018-07-29 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland BECA Artist Series Martin Riseley CSO Concertmaster Martin Riseley leads the orchestra on an exotic musical journey along the Silk Road. He will also feature as soloist, performing Mozart’s Concerto for Violin in A major K. 219 and Tchaikovsky’s bittersweet Sérénade Mélancolique. Charles Luney Auditorium CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    BECA Artist Series

    Martin Riseley

    CSO Concertmaster Martin Riseley leads the orchestra on an exotic musical journey along the Silk Road.

    He will also feature as soloist, performing Mozart’s Concerto for Violin in A major K. 219 and Tchaikovsky’s bittersweet Sérénade Mélancolique.

  • 01 Aug
    2018-08-01 10:30:00 2018-08-01 18:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Music Trails through the Library 2018 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 October, 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

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

  • 18 Aug
    2018-08-18 19:30:00 2018-08-19 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Lamb & Hayward Masterworks Myths and Legends Telling the adventures of the Norwegian folk anti-hero, Peer Gynt, Grieg’s music captures the magic of the fairy tale characters from the ominous, frenzied “Hall of the Mountain King” to the lyrical beauty of “Solveig’s Song”. Charles Luney Auditorium CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks

    Myths and Legends

    Telling the adventures of the Norwegian folk anti-hero, Peer Gynt, Grieg’s music captures the magic of the fairy tale characters from the ominous, frenzied “Hall of the Mountain King” to the lyrical beauty of “Solveig’s Song”.

  • 01 Sep
    2018-09-01 19:30:00 2018-09-02 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland CSO Presents Last Night of the Proms This annual crowd-pleaser returns to the Isaac Theatre Royal for what is guaranteed to be a right-royal-knees-up. Isaac Theatre Royal CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    CSO Presents

    Last Night of the Proms

    This annual crowd-pleaser returns to the Isaac Theatre Royal for what is guaranteed to be a right-royal-knees-up.

  • 05 Sep
    2018-09-05 10:30:00 2018-09-05 18:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Music Trails through the Library 2018 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 October, 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

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

  • 08 Sep
    2018-09-08 19:30:00 2018-09-09 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland CSO Presents NZ Music of the 80s It was the decade of the Springbok Tour, the under-arm bowl, New Zealand becoming nuclear-free and Rachel Hunter telling us that you Can’t Beat a Trumpet. It was also the decade when New Zealand was alive with music. Horncastle Arena CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    CSO Presents

    NZ Music of the 80s

    It was the decade of the Springbok Tour, the under-arm bowl, New Zealand becoming nuclear-free and Rachel Hunter telling us that you Can’t Beat a Trumpet.

    It was also the decade when New Zealand was alive with music.

  • 22 Sep
    2018-09-22 18:30:00 2018-09-23 02:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Lamb & Hayward Masterworks Brothers in Arms In 1907, Ralph Vaughan Williams moved to Paris to study orchestration with Maurice Ravel. This was the beginning of an enduring friendship that spanned a world war and sent British music in an entirely new direction. Air Force Museum of New Zealand CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks

    Brothers in Arms

    In 1907, Ralph Vaughan Williams moved to Paris to study orchestration with Maurice Ravel. This was the beginning of an enduring friendship that spanned a world war and sent British music in an entirely new direction.

  • 03 Oct
    2018-10-03 10:30:00 2018-10-03 18:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Music Trails through the Library 2018 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 October, 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

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

  • 10 Nov
    2018-11-10 19:30:00 2018-11-11 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Lamb & Hayward Masterworks Pictures at an Exhibition The final concert of the 2018 Lamb and Hayward Masterworks Series takes a musical gallery tour of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Air Force Museum of New Zealand CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks

    Pictures at an Exhibition

    The final concert of the 2018 Lamb and Hayward Masterworks Series takes a musical gallery tour of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

  • 19 Dec
    2018-12-19 18:30:00 2018-12-20 02:30:00 Pacific/Auckland CSO Presents A Festive Christmas The CSO’s annual festive musical offering is a great way to start your seasonal celebrations. Bursting with a joyful selection of sparkling musical delights, seasonal orchestral favourites and popular yuletide carols, and featuring special guest soloists, the CSO’s Chief Conductor Benjamin Northey leads the orchestra on a night of good cheer. Isaac Theatre Royal CSO marketing@cso.co.nz

    CSO Presents

    A Festive Christmas

    The CSO’s annual festive musical offering is a great way to start your seasonal celebrations.

    Bursting with a joyful selection of sparkling musical delights, seasonal orchestral favourites and popular yuletide carols, and featuring special guest soloists, the CSO’s Chief Conductor Benjamin Northey leads the orchestra on a night of good cheer.