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  • Jul, 9, 2018

    Review - CSO Presents: The Music of Moana, performed by Te Vaka

    Reviewed by Christopher Moore.

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  • Jun, 26, 2018

    Ask a Musician

    "I'm finishing high school this year and I'm trying to decide what to study in university. I really like music and I'm am thinking about choosing it as my major.

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  • Jun, 19, 2018

    Review - Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Fear and Courage

    Reviewed by Tony Ryan.

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  • May, 30, 2018

    Review - Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Sin City, Golden City

    First published on Press.co.nz on 30th May.

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  • Apr, 26, 2018

    Meet our new Principal Clarinet

    Meet David McGregor, the CSO's Principal Clarinet. We caught up with him and had a chat about music and life in general. 

    What made you decide to study music?

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  • Apr, 23, 2018

    The Life and Times of Kurt Weill

    Dive into the decadent and darkly humorous world of Kurt Weill, spanning the 1920s to the 1940s, from the glitz of Germany’s Weimar Republic to the glittering lights of Broadway.

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  • Apr, 23, 2018

    Review - Beca Artist Series: Shlomo Mintz

    Reviewed by Patrick Shepherd

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  • Mar, 28, 2018

    Review on RNZ - Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Pathétique

    First published on 27th March, 2018 on Radio New Z

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  • Mar, 26, 2018

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Pathétique - Review

    Photo: Jeffery Wen

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  • Mar, 26, 2018

    A Violin Legend

    After 14 years, legendary Israeli violinist and virtuoso Shlomo Mintz is returning to direct and perform with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.

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  • Mar, 21, 2018

    Chinese New Zealand pianist Tony Chen Lin: A passion for music

    First published in Palmary Magazine, March 2018

    Words by Kathlee Mok, Photo by Jeffery Wen, Translated by Francesca Lee

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  • Feb, 26, 2018

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Eroica - Review

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Eroica
    Natalia Lomeiko (violin), with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Northey.

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  • Feb, 19, 2018

    Meet CSO Second Violin Juno Pyun

    Meet CSO second violin Juno Pyun, who also works as a junior doctor at Timaru Hospital. Recently, we caught up with him and had a chat about life and music. 

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  • Jan, 22, 2018

    Q & A with Composer John Young

    For the CSO's 60th Anniversary, we begin our year of celebration with the world premiere of Christchurch-born composer John Young's Spirit, a fanfare commissioned specially for t

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  • Nov, 16, 2017

    Review on RNZ: For the Common Man

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: For the Common Man
    Christchurch Symphony Orchestra with Simon Tedeschi

    Air Force Museum of NZ, Wigram – 11 November 2017

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  • Nov, 16, 2017

    Review in The Press: For the Common Man

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: For the Common Man 
    Simon Tedeschi (piano) with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conductor Benjamin Northey.

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  • Nov, 6, 2017

    Review - Leighs Construction CSO Presents: Last Night of the Proms

    Leighs Construction CSO Presents: Last Night of the Proms
    Isaac Theatre Royal, November 4

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  • Oct, 26, 2017

    Aaron Copland's Symphony No. 3 - Conductor's Notes

    Music has a powerful capacity to make us think. It can convey emotions, paint pictures, even describe the characteristics of people. Music also has the power to inspire actions.

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  • Oct, 26, 2017

    Ask A Musician

    "I’ve recently gotten into orchestral music and I was wondering if there are any definitive works I should listen to? Do you have any recommendations?" ~ Michael

     

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  • Oct, 19, 2017

    Speed, Innovation and Common Courage

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: For the Common Man
    Saturday 11th November, Air Force Museum of NZ, Wigram

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