Three days, thirty students, and the weaving together of music, dance, and creativity.
- Sep, 24, 2020
Breaking Barriers with Music and DanceRead More
- Aug, 26, 2020
School's better with musicRead More
The children paused in mid-move, staying completely still and silent.
“Baked beans on toast!”
- Aug, 25, 2020
The Second Coming of the Electric VehicleRead More
Sitting in the front of the minimalist, modern showroom with white walls and a carefully dissected and still functioning Nissan Leaf is a wooden and metal contraption that looks as if it came strai
- Aug, 19, 2020
New Christchurch Symphony Orchestra initiative reaching out to those with intellectual disabilities - TV1Read More
Reporter: Maddy Lloyd
First aired on TV1 on 10 August, 2020
- Jul, 29, 2020
CSO's "One True Note" breaks down barriersRead More
For the first time since the music started, a smile formed on Nelson's* face as the long note was drawn out.
- Jun, 17, 2020
CSO at our place and yoursRead More
Now that we are able to get together again, our musicians are eager to get back out into the community with a variety of activities, including performances, demonstrations, residencies, workshops a
- May, 14, 2020
TuneUp OnlineRead More
We’re delighted to announce that, due to the success of the first series TuneUp Online, we are now introducing three more sessions.
- Mar, 18, 2020
COVID-19 UpdateRead More
Kia ora ,
- Mar, 17, 2020
Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Compassion - ReviewRead More
- Mar, 2, 2020
Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Symphonic Dances - Review on Radio New ZealandRead More
First published on rnz.co.nz
- Mar, 1, 2020
Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Symphonic Dances - Review in The PressRead More
- Feb, 21, 2020
Compassion for People and LandRead More
The sound of the wind buffeting her from all sides at Packhorse Hut on the Port Hills played a big part in Christchurch composer Pieta Hextall’s new work, He Ngākau Aroha.
- Jan, 28, 2020
Out and About with the CSORead More
With more than 100 activities spanning six different areas, the CSO’s 2020 Community Engagement Programme will reach more than 35,000 people in Christchurch and around the South Island.
- Jan, 28, 2020
There and Back Again: Violinist Benjamin Baker returns to NZ to make CSO debutRead More
Having just recently toured the USA and returning again to the Big Apple soon, violinist Benjamin Baker is excited to be coming back to New Zealand to make his Christchurch Symphony Orchestra debut
- Nov, 27, 2019
The Artistry of BeerRead More
From a wash house beneath the family home to a brewery on Ferry Road, Three Boys Brewery has become one of the most recognised craft breweries in Canterbury since it started selling beers 15 years
- Oct, 23, 2019
Community Engagement - Flourish: Dementia ProgrammeRead More
For people with dementia, music can be a useful tool to help them connect with others and reduce social isolation.
- Sep, 13, 2019
Karawhiua! Let's Play! residency at Shirley Primary SchoolRead More
Recently, the CSO worked with a group of students from the New Zealand Broadcasting School to document our Karawhiua! Let’s Play! residency programme at Shirley Primary School in August.
- Sep, 13, 2019
GRAMMY-nominated ensemble to perform with Christchurch Symphony OrchestraRead More
GRAMMY-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra will be joining forces to perform the world premiere of New Zealand composer James Gardner’s new concerto in
- Jul, 29, 2019
Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Spirit of Adventure - ReviewRead More
Reviewed by Patrick Shepherd.
- Jun, 26, 2019
Breaking new frontiersRead More
Celebrating 100 years since the birth of Sir Edmund Hillary, the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra will be performing the world premiere of Gareth Farr’s brand new symphony in Lamb & Hayward Mast