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  • May, 28, 2019

    Karawhiua! Let's Play! at Spreydon School

    The sounds of drums, triangles, shakers and tambourines resounded in Spreydon School’s hall as the students rehearsed their performance piece about Matariki for the showcase concert on Friday.

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  • May, 21, 2019

    Benjamin Morrison with the CSO a triumph - Review (Radio New Zealand)

    Reviewed by Tony Ryan.

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  • May, 19, 2019

    CSO puts on show of world-class quality - Review (The Press)

    Reviewed by Patrick Shepherd.

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  • May, 16, 2019

    Karawhiua! Let's Play! residency at Bamford School

    On a rainy Friday afternoon, the students of Bamford School in Woolston gathered in their school library, where the shelves had been moved to create a concert hall.

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  • May, 5, 2019

    Review: A Night at the Movies

    Reviewed by Patrick Shepherd.

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  • Apr, 16, 2019

    Music bringing sense of achievement to men in prisons

    With drum sticks and buckets, ukuleles and guitars, a group of men from Christchurch Men’s Prison are using music to gain confidence and find their passion.

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  • Apr, 16, 2019

    A new musical pathway at Christchurch Men’s Prison

    Zoë George

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  • Apr, 16, 2019

    Christchurch Symphony Orchestra helps prisoners get ready to return to the community

    Jonathan Guildford

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  • Apr, 4, 2019

    Strings Attached - An interview with violinist Benjamin Morrison

    Originally published on Cityscape.co.nz

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  • Mar, 19, 2019

    Karawhiua! Let's Play! residency at Linwood Avenue School

    Combining poetry, percussion, song, and cross cultural exploration, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra musicians spent a week working with students at Linwood Avenue School this month.

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  • Mar, 4, 2019

    CSO's Phoenix concert gives restored venue a real workout - review

    Photo credit: Duncan Shaw-Brown

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  • Mar, 2, 2019

    Christchurch Town Hall reborn: CSO and Shapeshifter a joyous masterclass of sound - review

    Photo credit: Bevan Treibels
     
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  • Feb, 21, 2019

    Q&A with pianist Tony Chen Lin

    Originally published in Cityscape Magazine

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  • Feb, 20, 2019

    The Piano Man

    Tucked away on Ferry Road stands Hoekstra Pianos, with two showrooms of instruments all gleaming and on display, including an ornate and lovingly restored 1890 Feurich standing in a prominent corne

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  • Feb, 19, 2019

    Phoenix: Q&A with the Composer

    To mark the very special occasion of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra returning to the central city and the restored Christchurch Town Hall, we commissioned a piece from Christchurch

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  • Feb, 14, 2019

    Sparks a first for young Christchurch percussionist

    (From left: Ezra Samy, Tony Setu and Joel Leka, of Shirley Boys High) 

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  • Nov, 12, 2018

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Pictures at an Exhibition - Review (Radio New Zealand)

    Reviewed by Tony Ryan

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  • Nov, 11, 2018

    Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Review (The Press)

    Reviewed by Patrick Shepherd

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  • Oct, 21, 2018

    Community Engagement: October Update

    Coming up in Community Engagement, we are looking forward to hosting our annual Conducting Workshop with CSO Chief Conductor Benjamin Northey on 8th November from 1pm to 4pm in the CSO r

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  • Sep, 28, 2018

    Meet Our New Orchestra Manager

    Meet our new Orchestra Manager, Luke Christiansen. We caught up with him to have a chat about what an orchestra manager does, what are the challenges and highlights, and what's on his playlist.

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