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As we have done for almost 75 years, we’ll help our country grow. We’ll grow new connections between people and communities. We’ll grow social well-being. We’ll grow urban and regional economies. We’ll grow music-making talent. We’ll grow a love of the greatest music ever made. We’ll grow our bonds with the rest of the world. We’ll grow a deeper sense of ourselves as a nation. Through helping New Zealanders and their communities grow, we’ll grow too.


Kia ora koutou In October 2020, an article in Stuff described the NZSO as “a 24-carat national treasure.” The writer ended the article by stating: “I can’t wait to see this national treasure in action again.” I’m delighted to say that the NZSO will be well and truly in action across Aotearoa New Zealand, presenting 63 concerts – both in concert halls and streamed – in 19 centres. We have taken to heart the encouragement from the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage that “the NZSO continue to explore new and innovative ways of connecting with the people of New Zealand…” In 2021, we are excited to be taking our access platform, Setting Up Camp – which we successfully piloted in early 2020 across five communities in the North Island – to Greater Wellington and the South Island in February and March, and Greater Auckland and Northland in June. We’ll also introduce our Festival innovation – where we spend three days in a number of urban communities connecting with a range of audiences through a variety of events. Our Festivals will take place in Tauranga, Napier, Hamilton, Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington. We continue to share the greatest music ever made with New Zealanders through our highly popular Podium series. We’re very excited to have several internationally acclaimed conductors with us in 2021 – Kiwis Gemma New, who took audiences by storm in 2020, Holly Mathieson and NZSO Principal Conductor in Residence Hamish McKeich will be joined by Asher Fisch, James Judd, Vasily Petrenko and Marin Alsop – who will be conducting a world-first: Kia Kotahi, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony featuring youth and school choirs singing in te reo Māori. 2021 features New Zealand composers, including the world premiere of Gareth Farr’s Ngā Hihi O Matariki, and we look forward to collaborations with the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Te Papa, SOUNZ, Todd Corporation Young Composers and the NZSO National Youth Orchestra. We are also currently finalising some further exciting collaborations. There will be memorable musical experiences throughout 2021 which will delight, surprise and excite all New Zealanders. Our motivation is not only to provide New Zealanders and their communities access to musical excellence. It is also to play our part, after a testing COVID-19 year, to help our country grow – through growing social wellbeing, urban and regional economies, musical talent and a love of orchestral music. All of us at the NZSO look forward to playing for you in 2021. Ngā manaakitanga Peter Biggs CNZM Te Kaihautū o Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa NZSO Chief Executive


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Town & Country

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Carnival 16 Firebird 18 Four Seasons

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Fantastique

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Town & Country

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The Soldier’s Tale

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Matariki 28 The Rite of Spring

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NYO Leningrad

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Kia Kotahi

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Solemnis 36 Other Activity

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Ticketing 40 NZSO Engage

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Kia ora koutou I am delighted to see a triumphant return to an extensive touring programme for the NZSO’s 2021 season. As one of our nation’s foremost cultural institutions, the NZSO is taking a leadership role in promoting renewed optimism and capacity in the performing arts sector. Lovers of ballet and classical voice performance will be thrilled to see the performances of Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale and Beethoven’s magnificent Missa Solemnis. The 2021 theme – GROW – is evident in impressive plans to undertake more performances in diverse venues across Aotearoa New Zealand, and thereby reach new audiences. The impetus for growth is evident also in the scheduling of works by New Zealand composers, through workshops and performances with other orchestras and through performances in schools. The NZSO is to be commended for a bold and inclusive approach in 2021. The world premiere of Gareth Farr’s Ngā Hihi O Matariki will undoubtedly be a highlight, as will Beethoven’s Ode to Joy sung in te reo Māori. This programme of engagement and performance is sure to receive the appreciation it deserves from enthusiastic New Zealand audiences. The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM, QSO Governor-General of New Zealand NZSO Patron

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One of the great joys of live music is its ability to bring people together, regardless of background or beliefs. With its 2021 programme, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra promises a year of music in celebration of diversity, unity and hope for the future. I am delighted the NZSO’s diverse line-up of performances in 2021 will reach even more New Zealanders – not only in our main centres, but in regional communities right across Aotearoa. It will be an exciting season. Alongside works by great symphonic composers – including Stravinsky, Berlioz, and Ravel – we find a significant selection of contemporary works, including several by New Zealanders, such as the world premiere of Gareth Farr’s Ngā Hihi O Matariki. Another highlight will be Kia Kotahi, a unique musical fusion of cultures featuring Beethoven’s magnificent Ninth Symphony, with his uplifting Ode to Joy sung in te reo Māori by high school students. Kia Kotahi has been rescheduled from 2020 and will still be conducted by the highly acclaimed Marin Alsop, whom we are honoured to welcome to Aotearoa for the first time in 2021. I also extend my welcome to every conductor and guest artist, who, after an immensely challenging 2020, will bring their unique artistry to the Orchestra and audiences in the coming year. And, of course, to the highly skilled, resilient, dedicated musicians of the NZSO – I wish you all the best for a rewarding and successful 2021. Hon Carmel Sepuloni Minister for Arts, Culture & Heritage

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Podium Series 2021 features the best of Aotearoa New Zealand alongside some of the most recognised international names in classical music. Renowned conductors Vasily Petrenko, Asher Fisch and James Judd will join talented New Zealanders Holly Mathieson, Gemma New and NZSO Principal Conductor in Residence Hamish McKeich for the Orchestra’s 2021 Season. Acclaimed New Zealand pianists Stephen De Pledge and Diedre Irons, soprano Madeleine Pierard, mezzo-soprano Kristin Darragh, tenor Simon O’Neill and bass Paul Whelan are among the soloists to perform with the Orchestra in 2021. On the 50th anniversary of Stravinsky’s death, the NZSO pays tribute to the ground-breaking composer with some of his most famous works. Petrushka, The Firebird and The Rite Of Spring all feature in the 2021 Podium Series. Other highlights include Berlioz’s Symphony Fantastique, piano concertos from Mozart and Ravel, contemporary works from Toru Takemitsu and Anna Clyne, New Zealand composers Juliet Palmer, Dorothy Ker and much more. The season closes with Beethoven’s masterful Missa Solemnis. Subscription packages start from just $38 so don’t miss out!


Setting Up Camp As a touring orchestra, the NZSO typically visits communities across Aotearoa New Zealand every year, often spending less than 24 hours in a region. Setting Up Camp now brings the Orchestra to communities across the country, spending up to three days performing and engaging with local audiences. In 2021, Setting Up Camp travels the width and breadth of the South Island during the summer and across the Auckland and Northland regions during the winter, to engage New Zealanders from all walks of life. We’re in concert halls, community halls and school halls, meeting locals and getting people excited about listening to and performing music! We’re excited to perform Stravinsky’s The Soldiers Tale with dancers from the Royal New Zealand Ballet and to present music from Douglas Lilburn, Bernstein, Prokofiev, and many more great composers. We perform for children of all ages with Schools Concerts and make the Orchestra more accessible for people who wouldn’t normally feel comfortable attending a regular performance with Relaxed Concerts. Happy hour events give communities the chance to catch up with musicians from the NZSO in a relaxed environment. We look forward to Setting up Camp in your region soon.

NZSO Festivals Across several cities in Aotearoa New Zealand, your Orchestra presents a weekend of music for the whole family. Featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Shostakovich’s Leningrad Symphony with the NZSO National Youth Orchestra and the world premiere of Gareth Farr’s Ngā Hihi O Matariki, there will also be family concerts and other special events. With a diverse range of concerts featuring top national and international artists and conductors, NZSO Festivals are an engaging, sustainable way to bring world class music to your region. We present Festivals in Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier and Christchurch in 2021. Full Details and tickets will be released in 2021, so follow us on Facebook, Instagram or visit nzso.co.nz/festival for more details.

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Sat, 27 Mar 7.30pm

Fri, 26 Mar 6.30pm

Four Seasons

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Firebird

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Sat, 24 Apr 7.30pm

Thu, 08 Apr 7.30pm

Fantastique

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Thu, 20 May 7.30pm

Fri, 14 May 6.30pm

Matariki

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Fri, 02 Jul 7.30pm

Fri, 09 Jul 6.30pm

The Rite of Spring

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Sat, 03 Jul 7.30pm

Sat, 10 Jul 7.30pm

NYO Leningrad

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Sun, 04 Jul 2.00pm

Sun, 11 Jul 2.00pm

Kia Kotahi All Together

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Solemnis

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Te Papa Family Concerts

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SETTING UP CAMP SUMMER Page The Soldier’s Tale

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Relaxed Concerts

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Town & Country

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WINTER

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TAURANGA

NAPIER

Fri, 09 Apr 7.30pm

Fri, 16 Apr 7.30pm

Sat, 10 Apr 7.30pm

Sat, 17 Apr 7.30pm

INVERCARGILL

Fri, 28 May 7.30pm

Sat, 11 Sep 6.30pm Sat, 27 Nov 7.30pm

Fri, 26 Nov 6.30pm Sat, 11 Dec 11am / 3pm

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WANAKA

Wed, 24 Feb 7.30pm

Thu, 25 Feb 7.30pm

Fri, 26 Feb 7.30pm

Thu, 04 Mar 7.30pm

Thu, 04 Mar 7.30pm NORTH SHORE

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KERIKERI

Fri, 11 Jun 7.30pm

Town & Country

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Wed, 09 Jun 7.30pm

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Relaxed Concerts

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Thu, 10 Jun 1.00pm

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Thu, 10 Jun 7.30pm

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CHRISTCHURCH

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WHANGAREI

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2021 Setting Up Camp

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SOLDIER’S TALE

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Hamish McKeich Conductor Dancers from the Royal New Zealand Ballet Sara Brodie Director Shaun James Kelly Royal New Zealand Ballet Choreographer in Residence Stravinsky The Soldier’s Tale The NZSO is delighted to open the 2021 season with Stravinsky’s well-loved pocket-sized theatre piece, The Soldier’s Tale, presented in association with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Composed in 1918, its first tour was cut short by the Spanish flu but it has remained a popular work ever since. The Soldier’s Tale tells the story of the titular Soldier who makes a deal with the Devil: in exchange for the Soldier’s magical violin, the Devil will grant his every wish. This work is based on a Russian folk tale, was co-created with Swiss writer C.F. Ramuz, and gave Stravinsky the chance to display and include all of his favourite musical influences. You’ll hear tango, waltz, ragtime, klezmer, church chorales and the paso doble all brought together in Stravinsky’s intoxicating score. Actors and dancers with costumes and lighting design from the Royal New Zealand Ballet, and an ensemble from the NZSO presents this classic tale of magic, desire and being careful what you wish for. — Paraparaumu Wed, 24 Feb, 7.30pm Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre

Oamaru Sat, 06 Mar, 7.30pm Opera House

Carterton Thu, 25 Feb, 7.30pm Carterton Events Centre

Ashburton Sun, 07 Mar, 2.00pm Ashburton Trust Event Centre

Upper Hutt Fri, 26 Feb, 7.30pm Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Centre

Christchurch Thu, 11 Mar, 7.30pm James Hay Theatre, Christchurch Town Hall

Wanaka Thu, 04 Mar, 7.30pm Lake Wanaka Centre

Nelson Sat, 13 Mar, 7.30pm Nelson Theatre Royal

Dunedin Fri, 05 Mar, 7.30pm Regent Theatre Tickets Adult $30 | Child/Student $15 Booking fees may apply Book at nzso.co.nz

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James Judd Conductor Lilburn Drysdale Overture Delius orch. Beecham A Village Romeo and Juliet: The Walk to the Paradise Garden Arnold English Dances Set II Maria Grenfell Fanfare for a City Copland Our Town: Music from the Film Score Bernstein On The Town: Three Dance Episodes The country and the city come together in a concert paying homage to two very different landscapes. Douglas Lilburn’s Drysdale Overture nostalgically portrays the pastoral landscape of the Turakina Valley. English composer Frederick Delius’ Walk to the Paradise Garden is a dreamily romantic interlude, while Malcolm Arnold’s English Dances gathers the best of English country folk dances into a charming and colourful suite. Composers Maria Grenfell and Aaron Copland show us the jubilant and tranquil sides of urban and rural living, while Leonard Bernstein’s Three Dance Episodes brings 1940s New York to life before your eyes. —

NZSO in the Community The NZSO travels to Southland, Otago, Canterbury, Marlborough and Nelson for several days with a variety of performances and community activities. From school and relaxed concerts, to side-by side rehearsals, NZSO musicians providing educational opportunities and relaxed events for all ages. NZSO Setting up Camp is a great chance to spend time with your Orchestra and friends. Visit nzso.co.nz/settingupcamp to learn more about what’s happening in your region. Invercargill Thu, 04 Mar, 7.30pm Civic Theatre

Christchurch Wed, 10 Mar, 7.30pm Christchurch Town Hall

Dunedin Sat, 06 Mar, 7.30pm Dunedin Town Hall

Blenheim Sat, 13 Mar, 7.30pm ASB Theatre Marlborough

Tickets Adult $40 | Child/Student $20 Booking fees may apply Book at nzso.co.nz

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CARNIVAL

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Asher Fisch Conductor Stephen De Pledge Piano Ravel La Valse Ravel Piano Concerto in G Major Anna Clyne Masquerade Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version) The 2021 Podium Series opens in carnival mode, with a performance of Stravinsky’s ground-breaking ballet: Petrushka. This Russian balletic version of the characters better known as the puppets Punch and Judy has been wowing audiences with its raucous orchestral timbres, vibrant instrumentation, and driving, irresistible rhythms. The playful colourful mood is also on display in English composer Anna Clyne’s piece, Masquerade. Championed by both the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Times declared her “a composer of uncommon gifts.” Carnival also features Stravinsky’s contemporary, Maurice Ravel. Ravel’s well-loved piece La Valse is the sweeping twentieth-century version of the waltz, while his Piano Concerto in G, bursting out of the blocks with a whip crack, barrels along with irrepressible energy. We welcome Asher Fisch, Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra, and audience favourite, New Zealand pianist Stephen De Pledge. —

Wellington Fri, 26 Mar, 6.30pm Michael Fowler Centre Auckland Sat, 27 Mar, 7.30pm Auckland Town Hall Book at nzso.co.nz

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2021 Podium Series In association with

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FIREBIRD

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Hamish McKeich Conductor Diedre Irons Piano Juliet Palmer Buzzard WA Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major Stravinsky orch. Jonathan McPhee The Firebird Fifty years after Igor Stravinsky’s passing, his music continues to excite, provoke and entertain. This is nowhere more evident than in the third work of NZSO’s Stravinsky cycle: The Firebird. Originally composed in 1910, it has profoundly stirred the hearts of listeners ever since. The Firebird has also inspired generations of later composers, including New Zealand-born Canadian composer Juliet Palmer. Her piece Buzzard, explicitly inspired by two famous musical birds (Stravinsky’s Firebird and Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake) bears the thumbprint of her interdisciplinary, “postmodernist-with-a-conscience” style. Diedre Irons will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23. Like Palmer, she has spent considerable time in both NZ and North America, studying first in Canada, then both studying and teaching at the Curtis Institute. Her long and illustrious career as soloist, chamber musician and educator has seen her record all five Beethoven Concerti with Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, collaborate with the New Zealand, Kodaly and Latin American String Quartets, and receive an MBE and ONZM for services to music. —

Wellington Thu, 08 Apr, 7.30pm Michael Fowler Centre Auckland Sat, 24 Apr, 7.30pm Auckland Town Hall Tauranga Sat, 10 Apr, 7.30pm Baycourt Theatre Napier Sat, Apr 17, 7.30pm Municipal Theatre Book at nzso.co.nz

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Vesa-Matti Leppänen Director Anna van der Zee Violin Malavika Gopal Violin Simeon Broom Violin Alan Molina Violin Vivaldi The Four Seasons Piazzolla orch. Desyatnikov Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas Enjoy a taste of foreign climes in this programme of beloved string works. Vivaldi’s Four Seasons are a perennial favourite, and famously paint each of the Italian seasons in vibrant sound and instrumental colour. Astor Piazzolla’s Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (also known as The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires) transports us to the steamy streets of Argentina, cleverly combining Vivaldi’s most recognisable tunes with the sensual tango sounds which characterised Piazzolla’s ear-catching style. Directed by NZSO concertmaster Vesa-Matti Leppänen, this programme feature’s fellow NZSO violinists Anna van der Zee, Malavika Gopal, Simeon Broom and Alan Molina playing a ‘season’ each. With its lush string sounds and music so evocative of faraway locales, this concert promises to be a transporting pleasure for the senses. — Four Seasons is part of the NZSO Festival season in Napier and Tauranga. It can be included as part of a Flexi-Package or purchased as part of a Festival package. Full details and casual tickets for Festival packages will be available in early 2021.

Tauranga Fri, 09 Apr, 7.30pm Baycourt Theatre Palmerston North Thu, 15 Apr, 7.30pm Regent on Broadway Napier Fri, 16 Apr, 7.30pm Municipal Theatre Book at nzso.co.nz

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2021 Podium Series In association with

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FANTASTIQUE

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Holly Mathieson Conductor Toru Takemitsu Dreamtime (Yume no toki) Dorothy Ker The Third Dream Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Dunedin-born conductor Holly Mathieson returns to Aotearoa for her debut performance with the NZSO. Mathieson worked as conducting assistant to Christoph von Dohnanyi, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Marin Alsop, before gaining the assistant conductor position of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. She was recently appointed as Music Director of Symphony Nova Scotia. Mathieson presents a programme of dreams. Japanese composer Tōru Takemitsu frequently drew influences from outside classical music. Dreamtime is inspired by the indigenous Australian concept of a mythical time before humans, when the Ancestral Spirits walked the earth. Likewise, NZ composer Dorothy Ker explores primordial dreams in The Third Dream, the work “build[ing] organically from delicate stirrings to a physicality of volcanic intensity.” Hector Berlioz’s fertile imagination bursts forth in his epic Symphonie Fantastique. Famously depicting the fevered dreams of an opium eating artist, the work takes you on a hallucinatory journey through passionate fantasies, a wild masked ball, and at last to the artist’s descent into the hell of a witches’ Sabbath. — Fantastique is part of the NZSO Festival season in Hamilton and Christchurch. It can be included as part of a Flexi-Package or purchased as part of a Festival package. Full Festival details and casual tickets will be available in early 2021. Wellington Fri, 14 May, 6.30pm Michael Fowler Centre Auckland Thu, 20 May, 7.30pm Auckland Town Hall Hamilton Fri, 21 May, 7.30pm Claudelands Arena Christchurch Fri, 28 May, 7.30pm Christchurch Town Hall Book at nzso.co.nz

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TOWN s COUNTRY

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Hamish McKeich Conductor Lilburn Drysdale Overture Delius orch. Beecham A Village Romeo and Juliet: The Walk to the Paradise Garden Arnold English Dances Set II Maria Grenfell Fanfare for a City Copland Our Town: Music from the Film Score Bernstein On The Town: Three Dance Episodes The country and the city come together in this programme paying homage to two very different landscapes. Douglas Lilburn, the grandfather of New Zealand classical music, wrote his Drysdale Overture while still a young man studying at London’s Royal College of Music. The Overture nostalgically portrays the pastoral landscape of his family’s farm in the Turakina Valley. English composer Frederick Delius’ Walk to the Paradise Garden, from his opera A Village Romeo and Juliet, is a dreamily romantic interlude, featuring the woodwind section at their most expressive. Malcolm Arnold’s English Dances, meanwhile, gathers the best of English country folk dances into a charming and colourful suite of toe-tapping tunes. NZ composer Maria Grenfell sweeps us into the city with her jubilant Fanfare for a City, while Aaron Copland’s beautiful film score for Our Town is a nostalgic view of small town life in Grover’s Corner, New Hampshire. Leonard Bernstein’s Three Dance Episodes, from material composed for the musical On The Town, brings 1940s New York to life before your eyes, with its slinky jazz melodies, hopping bebop rhythms and irresistible swing. — North Shore Wed, 09 Jun, 7.30pm Bruce Mason Centre Manukau Thu, 10 Jun, 7.30pm Vodafone Events Centre, BNZ Theatre Kerikeri Fri, 11 Jun, 7.30pm The Turner Centre Tickets Adult $40 | Child/Student $20 Booking fees may apply Book at nzso.co.nz

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2021 Setting Up Camp

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SOLDIER’S TALE

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Holly Mathieson Conductor Dancers from the Royal New Zealand Ballet Sara Brodie Director Shaun James Kelly Royal New Zealand Ballet Choreographer in Residence Stravinsky The Soldier’s Tale The NZSO presents Stravinsky’s well-loved pocket-sized theatre piece, The Soldier’s Tale, in association with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. This timeless work tells the story of the titular Soldier who makes a deal with the Devil. The Soldier’s Tale gave Stravinsky the chance to include his favourite musical styles, including tango, waltz, ragtime, klezmer, church chorales and the paso doble in his intoxicating score. Actors and dancers with costumes and lighting design from the Royal New Zealand Ballet, and an ensemble from the NZSO presents this classic tale of magic, desire and being careful what you wish for. —

NZSO in the Community The NZSO joins communities in Auckland and Northland for several days with a variety of performances and community activity. From family and relaxed concerts, to side-by-side rehearsals NZSO musicians providing educational opportunities and events for all ages. Audiences in Kerikeri are treated to a special free family performance of Prokofiev’s Peter and The Wolf, Sat, 12 Jun 10.00am. Visit nzso.co.nz/settingupcamp to learn more about what’s happening in your region and book your tickets.

North Shore Thu, 10 June, 7.30pm The PumpHouse Theatre

Kerikeri Sat, 12 Jun, 7.30pm The Turner Centre

Manukau Fri, 11 Jun, 7.30pm Vodafone Events Centre, BNZ Theatre

Whangarei Sun, 13 Jun, 2.00pm Capitaine Bougainville Theatre

Tickets Adult $30 | Child/Student $15 Booking fees may apply Book at nzso.co.nz

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2021 Festival In association with the

New Zealand Listener

MATARIKI

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Gemma New Conductor Ariana Tikao Taonga Pūoro Mere Boynton Kaikaranga Gareth Farr Ngā Hihi O Matariki (World Premiere) The appearance of the Matariki constellation (known in Western astronomy as the Pleiades or Seven Sisters) traditionally signalled to Māori that it was a time to celebrate new beginnings. As such, Matariki refers to both the constellation and to the start of a new year in the Māori calendar. It is a time to farewell the dead, to remember and honour ancestors and plan for the future. The title, Ngā Hihi O Matariki, comes from the proverb ‘Kua haehae ngā hihi o Matariki’ (The rays of Matariki are spread) - spoken when Matariki is seen in the night sky, and its rays carry a message of hope and togetherness. Farr is well known for his sensational pulse-quickening works. Ngā Hihi O Matariki is a significant new work of symphonic proportions. In Gareth’s words “This commission celebrates Matariki as an event embracing New Zealand’s past and present, and a time to think about where we are going as a nation. I am fascinated by the fact that this constellation has such importance in many cultures around the world, and that it links us all together in the recognition of a celestial event of uniqueness and beauty.” Ngā Hihi O Matariki is commissioned by Julie Nevett. — Matariki is part of the NZSO Festival season. It can be included as an add-on to your Podium Series subscription, as part of a Flexi-Package or purchased as part of a Festival package. Full details and casual tickets for Festival packages will be available in early 2021.

Auckland Fri, 02 Jul, 7.30pm Auckland Town Hall Wellington Fri, 09 Jul, 6.30pm Michael Fowler Centre Book at nzso.co.nz

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2021 Podium Series In association with the

New Zealand Listener

THE RITE OF SPRING

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Gemma New Conductor Nocturnal Performance Visuals Stravinsky The Rite of Spring In the heart of winter, the NZSO summons up the primal forces of spring, with its performance of Stravinsky’s most notorious ballet: The Rite of Spring. Written for a ballet of the same name and choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky, during its Paris premiere in 1913 the audience rioted. Did the provocatively barbarous dancing and thumping raucous music cause disgust and enrage some? Regardless, this work made Stravinsky’s name. Nowadays, The Rite of Spring is considered one of the most influential and exciting works of the twentieth century, and concert hall performances enthral listeners, with its driving irregular rhythms, its innovative bitonality, its eerily distinctive melodies and heart-palpitating energy. This performance of Stravinsky’s stunning work will be accompanied by an immersive visual design by leading New Zealand creatives, Nocturnal. — The Rite of Spring is part of the NZSO Festival season. It can be included as part of a Podium Series subscription, Flexi-Package or purchased as part of a Festival package. Full details and casual tickets for Festival packages will be available in early 2021.

Auckland Sat, 03 Jul, 7.30pm Auckland Town Hall Wellington Sat, 10 Jul, 7.30pm Michael Fowler Centre Book at nzso.co.nz

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2021 Engage

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Gemma New Conductor Nocturnal Performance Visuals Ihlara McIndoe NYO Composer in Residence New Commission (World Premiere) Shostakovich Symphony No. 7 in C Major Leningrad The National Youth Orchestra is joined by musicians from the NZSO to present Shostakovich’s great Leningrad Symphony. Composed in the depths of World War II, Shostakovich wrote the symphony literally in between sprints to and from bomb shelters; the symphony itself premiered during the infamous Siege of Leningrad, which resulted in the loss of a staggering half-million lives. The premiere was broadcast throughout the city on speakers in an attempt to give the embattled Russian people the strength and will to survive. Ever since then, the symphony has been seen as a colossal statement of fortitude against unthinkable odds, of resilience through extreme hardship, and of the victory of hope over death. This performance of Shostakovich’s stunning work will be accompanied by an immersive visual design by leading New Zealand creatives, Nocturnal. In addition, we proudly premiere a new commission from the 2021 NZSO NYO Composer in Residence Ihlara McIndoe. 2021 will be this residency’s seventeenth year in existence, and has been a vital stepping stone to success for young New Zealand composers. — NYO Leningrad can be included as part of all NZSO subscription packages for free. Casual tickets will be available early 2021.

Auckland Sun, 04 Jul, 2.00pm Auckland Town Hall Wellington Sun, 11 Jul, 2.00pm Michael Fowler Centre Book at nzso.co.nz

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2021 Engage

A Global Ode to Joy

KIA KOTAHI He Toirangi Ā-Ao Kia Harikoa

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Marin Alsop Conductor Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D Minor Originally slated for 2020, this unique performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is even more relevant as the world faces changeable and difficult times. Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, and its famous deployment of Schiller’s poem, Ode to Joy, has long been a symbol and celebration of Beethoven’s values of fraternity, equality and unity. In this spirit, NZSO invites high school students to join us in singing the chorus with a new translation in te reo Māori, to be sung during Beethoven’s great Ninth Symphony. In addition, newly written works will complement Beethoven’s Ninth. This concert was originally part of the 2020 Carnegie Hall’s All Together: A Global Ode to Joy project, in which orchestras from Brazil, Austria, South Africa, Britain and Australia were scheduled to perform Beethoven’s Ninth with lyrics sung in local languages of each country – thus connecting the NZSO’s Kia Kotahi concert with the rest of the world, in a global unified celebration in song. —

Wellington Sat, 11 Sep, 6.30pm Michael Fowler Centre Book at nzso.co.nz

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2021 Podium Series In association with

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SOLEMNIS

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Vasily Petrenko Conductor Madeleine Pierard Soprano Kristin Darragh Alto Simon O’Neill Tenor Paul Whelan Bass Voices New Zealand Choir Beethoven Missa Solemnis The NZSO’s 2021 season closes with a return and a resurrection. Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko last visited us in 2015 and was set to return in 2020. After a six-year absence, we are thrilled to welcome him back to New Zealand to conduct Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis. Featuring an all-star cast of resident and returning Kiwi singers: soprano Madeleine Pierard, alto Kristin Darragh, tenor Simon O’Neill, and bass Paul Whelan. The NZSO will also be joined by New Zealand’s premier choir Voices New Zealand to present this solemn mass. When Beethoven prepared a score of the Missa Solemnis to give to its dedicatee, he famously wrote on the front page: “From the heart – may it return to the heart!” Likewise, the NZSO’s performance of Missa Solemnis, and its epic beauty, is sure to strike a chord in the hearts of audiences and music-lovers everywhere. —

Wellington Fri, 26 Nov, 6.30pm Michael Fowler Centre Auckland Sat, 27 Nov, 7.30pm Auckland Town Hall Book at nzso.co.nz

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2021 Activity

NZSO School Concerts James Judd Conductor Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf — Wellington Fri, 26 Feb,10.30am Michael Fowler Centre

Invercargill Thu, 04 March, 11.30am Civic Theatre

Christchurch Thu, 11 March, 10.30am Christchurch Town Hall

Blenheim Fri, 12 Mar, 12.00pm ASB Theatre Marlborough

Dunedin Fri, 05 March, 11.30am Dunedin Town Hall

To register your school for this free concert email: education@nzso.co.nz

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Royal New Zealand Ballet A Midsummer Night’s Dream Let the RNZB transport you to a fantastical world of dazzling dance, music and enchantment. Lovers, fairies, mischief and moonlight conspire in Shakespeare’s classic tale, vividly retold with sparkling steps and Mendelssohn’s famous score. — Wellington 28–30 Oct, 7.30pm 30–31 Oct, 2.00pm The Opera House

Christchurch 18–20 Nov, 7.30pm Sat, 20 Nov, 2.00pm Isaac Theatre Royal

Auckland 03–04 Dec, 7.30pm 04–05 Dec, 2.00pm Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Aotea Centre

To book, visit rnzb.org.nz/msnd

NZSO @ Te Papa Hamish McKeich Conductor Join the NZSO for a day of Christmas music fun for the whole family. You can also join the Pop Up Choir for a sing along of your favourite Christmas carols with your NZSO. — Wellington Sat, 11 Dec, 11.00am, 3.00pm Te Papa 38


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2021 Subscriptions WHY SUBSCRIBE? Book two or more concerts in the NZSO Podium Series or NZSO Festivals today and enjoy an enhanced season ticket holder experience. • Up to 25% off ticket prices and flexible payment options • Flexible ticket exchange • Access to exclusive online content • A complimentary ticket to introduce a friend to the magic of the NZSO • Preferential seating • Avoid booking fees by purchasing additional concert tickets directly from us • Free ticket to the NYO Concert of your choice • Personalised service • Exclusive offers and special events Book a season package online before 12 February 2021 and you won’t pay a booking fee BOOKING YOUR SEASON PACKAGE Book two or more Podium Series concerts to make up a season package or take a Works package. You can add on extras and/or special events. BOOKING YOUR SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGE TICKETS Book and pay online at nzso.co.nz or use the booking form (available either with this brochure, or you can download one from at nzso.co.nz/bookingform). ARE YOU A RENEWING SUBSCRIBER? Go online with your subscriber/customer number and book and pay by 12 February 2021 or use a booking form and request your preferred seating. IMPORTANT DATES 11 December 2020 Season/Subscription launch 12 February 2021 Deadline for waived booking fee 12 February 2021 Priority seating period ends After this time, processing of seats commences and it may be difficult to offer you your seating request. Renewing Works subscribers will be allocated first, then new Works subscribers then everyone else by the date your booking is received, so make sure to book as soon as you can. NEED HELP? The NZSO Ticketing Team are available from 10.00am till 4.00pm Monday to Friday. Call us on 0800 479 674 or email ticketing@nzso.co.nz

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2021 Ticketing offers SEASON TICKETS UNDER-35* Aged 35 or under? Purchase a season package of three or more concerts and pay only $30 per concert for a B or C Reserve seat based on availability. For dates and further details, visit nzso.co.nz/u35 PAY YOUR AGE* 22 YEARS = $22 BARGAIN Seize the moment and enjoy world-class performances with Pay Your Age. If you’re aged between 18 and 35 you can simply pay the price of your age for a single concert ticket. So, if you’re 22 years old, pay just $22. If you’re aged 30, pay just $30. The NZSO will choose your seat. It is that simple. To book, phone 0800 479 674 or email ticketing@nzso.co.nz. Available from two weeks prior to a concert up until two days before the concert. Seats are allocated based on availability. CONCESSION SEASON TICKETS!* Gold Card, Community Services Card, Unwaged or Disability Permit holders receive up to 15% discount on concert packages. These prices are shown on pages 46-47. Simply choose the concession price and send in proof-of concession with the booking form. BUS SERVICES Buses operate to selected NZSO concerts from a number of regions and range in price from $20-$40. Please visit our website for routes and pricing. Buses can be booked along with your Subscription. For dates and further details, visit nzso.co.nz/bus

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2021 Subscription ticket pricing

Auckland & Wellington The Works All Five Podium Series concerts – Carnival, Firebird, Fantastique, The Rite of Spring, Solemnis* Add other concerts to this package – use Flexi pricing. Full Price Concession Premium A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

Premium

$425 $360 $275 $170 $105

$385 $325 $250 $155 $95

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

Festival Package (Matariki and The Rite of Spring Festival concerts)* Add additional concerts to this package – use Flexi pricing. Full Price Concession Premium A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

Premium

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$151 $125 $94 $60 $39

$136 $112 $85 $55 $35

Flexi-Package Build your own subscription package from two concerts or add additional concerts to your package. Prices are per concert. Podium Series: Full Price

Podium Series: Concession

Premium A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

Premium

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$85

$77

$65

$72

$55

$34

$21

$50

$31

$19

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Matariki: Concession

Premium A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

Premium

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$66

$59

$47

$53

$39

$26

$18

$35

$24

$16

Casual Ticket Podium Series: Full Price

Podium Series: Concession

Premium A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

Premium

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$100

$90

$77

$85

$65

$40

$25

$59

$36

$23

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Matariki: Concession

Premium A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

Premium

$75 $60 $45 $30 $20

$68 $54 $41 $27 $18

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

Hamilton and Christchurch Subscriber Subscriber pricing is available to renewing 2020 subscribers. Fantastique: Full Price

Fantastique: Concession

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$57 $44 $31 $22

$51 $39 $28 $20

Casual Ticket Full Price Concession A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$65 $50 $35 $25

$59 $45 $32 $23

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Napier Flexi-Package Build your own subscription package from two concerts or additional other concerts to your package. Prices are per concert. Firebird: Full Price

Firebird: Concession

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$57 $44 $31 $22

$51 $39 $28 $20

Four Seasons: Full Price

Four Seasons: Concession

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$39 $31 $22 $18

$35 $28 $20 $16

Casual Ticket Firebird: Full Price

Firebird: Concession

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$65 $50 $35 $25

$59 $45 $32 $23

Four Seasons: Full Price

Four Seasons: Concession

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve D Reserve

$45 $35 $25 $20

$41 $32 $23 $18

Tauranga Flexi-Package Build your own subscription package from two concerts or additional other concerts to your package. Prices are per concert. Firebird: Full Price

Firebird: Concession

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve

$53 $39 $22 $47 $35 $20 Four Seasons: Full Price

Four Seasons: Concession

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve

$35 $26 $18 $32 $24 $16

Casual Ticket Firebird: Full Price

Firebird: Concession

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve

$60 $45 $25

$54 $41 $23

Four Seasons: Full Price

Four Seasons: Concession

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve

A Reserve B Reserve C Reserve

$40 $30 $20 $36 $27 $18

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NZSO Engage gives people across the country the chance to learn about your Orchestra and discover music in new and exciting ways. Your NZSO provides opportunities for schools, teachers, young composers and performers. Engage reaches out to communities offering access and engagement with your Orchestra and its players. For more information visit nzso.co.nz/engage, or email education@nzso.co.nz

NZSO Onstage From the smallest child to the most seasoned concert goer, watching a symphony orchestra is an unforgettable experience. The NZSO presents Schools, Relaxed, Evening concerts, NCEA Concerts and Storytime across Aotearoa New Zealand and online.

Nurturing Young Composers The next generation of great kiwi composers will hone their skills with the NZSO Todd Corporation Young Composer Award, now in its 16th year, and NYO Composer in Residence. Young composers will work with top New Zealand composers to workshop their compositions and have them performed and recorded by the NZSO. 48


Engaging in the Community NZSO Engage brings your Orchestra into communities across New Zealand. Setting Up Camp offers coaching, workshops and side-byside rehearsals, giving musicians the chance to learn from NZSO players. Te Papa performances provide a relaxed concert experience while Online Mentoring and Music Room videos bring NZSO players into your home through your laptop or TV.

Growing Tomorrow’s Performers The NZSO has supported young NZ musicians for more than 74 years. The NZSO National Youth Orchestra brings together young musicians from across the country to perform with their peers. Fellowship and Mentoring programmes connect NZSO players with aspiring musicians, while NZSO Foundation Masterclasses connect international soloists with high school and tertiary students.

Supporting Emerging Interest The NZSO is an orchestra for everyone. Open rehearsals give people the chance to see how the Orchestra prepares for the performance, Pre-concert activity gives you an insight into the music we perform, and Student and Concession tickets make the NZSO accessible for New Zealanders from all backgrounds.


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2021 Orchestra FIRST VIOLINS Vesa-Matti Leppänen

SECOND VIOLINS Andrew Thomson

CELLOS Andrew Joyce

CONCERTMASTER Supported by Peter & Carolyn Diessl

SECTION PRINCIPAL Supported by Luke Pierson

SECTION PRINCIPAL Supported by Deane Endowment Trust

Donald Armstrong

Amy Brookman

Ken Ichinose

ASSOCIATE CONCERTMASTER

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL Supported by The Shoe Clinic Wellington

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL Supported by Donald Best ONZM & Susan Best

Janet Armstrong

David Chickering

ASSISTANT SUB-PRINCIPAL

SECTION PRINCIPAL EMERITUS

Yury Gezentsvey

David Gilling

Brigid O’Meeghan

PRINCIPAL

SUB-PRINCIPAL EMERITUS Supported by the Wellington Community Trust

ASSISTANT SUB-PRINCIPAL EMERITUS Supported by Professor Jack C Richards

Yuka Eguchi ASSISTANT CONCERTMASTER Supported by Antonio Strings Limited

Emma Barron Supported by Buoy Salon & Spa

Ursula Evans Malavika Gopal Supported by Logan Brown

Pam Jiang Haihong Liu Supported by Multi-Media Systems

Anne Loeser Supported by Brian & Sally Hasell

Alan Molina Gregory Squire Supported by Dr Hylton Le Grice CNZM, OBE & Ms Angela Lindsay

Rebecca Struthers Anna van der Zee Supported by Martin & Kay Pipe

Beiyi Xue Kristina Zelinska Supported by Kaine Thompson —

FIRST VIOLINS supported by

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Simeon Broom Supported by Deryk & Jan McNamara

Elspeth Gray Andrew Kasza Dean Major Simon Miller Megan Molina Supported by Daniel & Kylie Wong and The Cranfylde Charitable Trust

Eleanor Carter Supported by Rochelle McLaren

Sally Isaac Annemarie Meijers Rowan Prior —

CELLOS supported by

Elizabeth Patchett Supported by Claudelands Hamilton

Katherine Rowe VIOLAS Julia Joyce SECTION PRINCIPAL Supported by Paul McArthur & Danika Charlton

Peter Barber ASSISTANT SUB-PRINCIPAL Supported by Dr Hylton Le Grice CNZM, OBE & Ms Angela Lindsay

Lisa Boyes Michael Cuncannon Anna Debnam Beatrix Francis Jenaro Garita Nicholas Hancox Victoria Jaenecke Lyndsay Mountfort Belinda Veitch

BASSES Joan Perarnau Garriga SECTION PRINCIPAL

Damien Eckersley ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL Supported by Scapegrace Distillery

Matthew Cave Supported by ComplyWith

Oleksandr Gunchenko Alanna Jones Malcolm Struthers Supported by Fehl Charitable Trust —

BASSES supported by


FLUTES Bridget Douglas

HORNS Samuel Jacobs

TIMPANI Laurence Reese

SECTION PRINCIPAL Supported by Les Taylor QC

SECTION PRINCIPAL Supported by Greenwood Roche

SECTION PRINCIPAL

Kirstin Eade

Alexander Hambleton

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL Supported by Gillian Clark & Matilda Goldie

SUB-PRINCIPAL

OBOES Robert Orr SECTION PRINCIPAL

CLARINETS Patrick Barry SECTION PRINCIPAL Supported by Dame Bronwen Holdsworth DNZM

Ellen Deverall ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL Supported by Spencer Levine

BASS CLARINET Rachel Vernon PRINCIPAL

BASSOONS Robert Weeks SECTION PRINCIPAL

CONTRABASSOON David Angus PRINCIPAL

TIMPANI supported by

Sebastian Dunn SUB-PRINCIPAL

David Moonan SUB-PRINCIPAL —

HORNS supported by

COR ANGLAIS Michael Austin PRINCIPAL Supported by Phantom Billstickers

TRUMPETS Michael Kirgan SECTION PRINCIPAL Supported by Carmel Walsh & Simon O’Neill ONZM

PERCUSSION Leonard Sakofsky SECTION PRINCIPAL

Thomas Guldborg ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL/ ASSISTANT TIMPANI Supported by Jennifer Pelvin & Gary Butler

Samuel Rich SUB-PRINCIPAL —

PERCUSSION supported by

Cheryl Hollinger ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL

Mark Carter SUB-PRINCIPAL Supported by Dame Adrienne Stewart

TROMBONES David Bremner SECTION PRINCIPAL Supported by Peter & Juliet Rowe

HARP Carolyn Mills SECTION PRINCIPAL —

HARP supported by

Matthew Allison ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL Supported by Clare & Justin Murray

BASS TROMBONE Shannon Pittaway PRINCIPAL Supported by Hurricane Denim

TUBA Andrew Jarvis PRINCIPAL

NZSO Patron Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM, QSO Governor-General of New Zealand NZSO Board Laurence Kubiak Chair Clare Murray Daniel Wong Geoff Dangerfield Ainsley Walter Edwin Read Carmel Walsh

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Corporate Partnerships Grow your brand with the NZSO Join us Join your national orchestra to grow new connections between people and communities. Become a partner of the NZSO today and align your brand and activities with the efforts of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most iconic arts organisation. The kaupapa of the NZSO is to be accessible to all and regarded with affection and a sense of collective ownership by New Zealanders of all ages and backgrounds. Contact Penelope England NZSO Head of Development 021 102 3218 penelope.england@nzso.co.nz


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Principal Partners

Circle Partners

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Concerto Partners

Overture Partners Antonio Strings Limited Ark Advance Barfoot & Thompson Buoy Salon & Spa ComplyWith Court Florist, Christchurch

Hurricane Denim Fuji Xerox New Zealand JBWere Juliette Florist, Wellington McLaren Associates Ltd Multi-Media Systems Ltd

Pacific Resorts Hotel Group Phantom Billstickers Ltd The Shoe Clinic Trinity College London

Special Funding Agencies

WELLINGTON Level 8, Findex House 57 Willis Street Wellington 6011 COVER Robert Orr Section Principal Oboe Lauren Lancaster Horn, NZSO National Youth Orchestra

AUCKLAND Level 3, Southern Cross Building 59–67 High Street Auckland 1010

Head of Artistic Planning Lucrecia Colominas Head of Marketing Adan Tijerina Marketing Manager Craig Child Copy Feby Idrus Photography Latitude Creative Design Spencer Levine

NZSO works in collaboration with SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music

RNZ Concert is the NZSO’s official broadcaster


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