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Come and experience what an orchestra is like up close and personal! Find out how you can start your own musical journey by learning an instrument at Nelson Centre of Musical Arts.
Donald Armstrong, associate concertmaster for the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, leads members of the Amici Ensemble and 2020 NZCT Chamber Music Contest winners Ravelation for ANOTHER NIGHT IN VIENNA
With Juliet Ayre on violin and Anna Maitland on flute, a programme of beautiful music will inspire interest in these contrasting yet complimentary instruments. Find out how you can learn to play one.
Our Celebration opens with the clear and congenial tones of ‘Papa Haydn’, the revered father of the string quartet medium, then moves further east to Hungary and Bartok's impassioned first sonata.
Soviet-Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin's exhilarating horn trio reflects the dramatic political events around the fall of the Berlin Wall and the peaceful end to Communist rule in Prague.
We open with two movements from J.S. Bach's mighty Art of the Fugue. Bach's music was a great inspiration to so many subsequent composers, including Brahms.
Flights of Fantasy: Adam Summer Celebration
One of Prokofiev’s most gripping works, his F Minor Violin Sonata, sets the stage for an evening of contrasts. Be soothed by the classic harp sounds of Pierné before a light-hearted take on a famous M
As always, we love celebrating the richness of Aotearoa’s marvellously diverse composers in our Waitangi Day concert. From the simplicity of Lilburn's iconic song cycle Sings Harry to the colourful an
Our Grand Finale concert features a fabulous range of works, including the luscious Saint-Saëns Fantaisie for Violin and Harp, a world premiere for the NZSQ with Bob Bickerton playing Taonga Pūoro, so
Concert pianist Kyoko Takashima presents a selection of colourful and playful genre pillars by Bach, Debussy and Chopin.
Purchase a concert pass for the nine amazing lunchtime concerts in Term 1 2022