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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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  • Oct, 19, 2017

    Review on RNZ - Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Ode to Joy

    First published and broadcast on Radio New Zealand Concert on 16th October 2017

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  • Oct, 16, 2017

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Ode to Joy - Review

    First published on P

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  • Sep, 27, 2017

    The Revolutionary Genius of Beethoven

    More than 200 performers will take to the stage in this tour de force performance of Beethoven's ninth and final symphony. 

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  • Sep, 19, 2017

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Tchaikovsky 5 - Review

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Tchaikovsky 5
    Charles Luney Auditorium, September 16, 2017

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  • Sep, 5, 2017

    Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt - concert review

    First published on

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  • Aug, 30, 2017

    A Celebration of Classical and Romantic Masters

    A symphony written in the afterglow of love, a concerto thought lost to time, and an overture inspired by the geologically stunning Fingal’s Cave in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides form the core of the s

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  • Aug, 29, 2017

    CSO Internships Applications Open

    We are delighted to announce our 2018 Orchestral Internships and are currently inviting applicants.

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  • Aug, 7, 2017

    Review: Elegance and energy from Silver Garburg Piano Duo and CSO

    First published in Press.co.nz

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  • Jul, 25, 2017

    Ask A Musician

    "My nine year old has been learning an instrument for about two years. She was very keen when she first started and very happy to practise.

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