Join the NZSO as we celebrate 70 years of performing concerts around all of New Zealand and across the world.
This special birthday will be celebrated in a spectacular free concert in Wellington – featuring a programme of music selected by members of the Orchestra to represent the rich history of the NZSO, and the music it presents.
Join us for the start of 70 more years!
70th Birthday Concert
Dvořák Carnival Overture
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major: II. Tema con variazioni
Michael Houstoun Soloist
Elgar Chanson de Nuit
Gareth Farr From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs: Part 1 - The Invocation of the Sea
Stravinsky Suite from 'The Firebird' (1919 Version): Berceuse and Finale
Verdi Overture to ‘The Force of Destiny’
Sibelius Karelia Suite
Ron Goodwin 633 Squadron
Richard Strauss Suite from 'Der Rosenkavalier'
Hear current and former NZSO musicians discuss their highlights from the last 70 years and read more about our special 70th Birthday concert here.
Tickets are free for this concert, but bookings are required via the link below to ensure you have a seat for this special concert.