Sunday 23 September 2018

2:30 p.m.
St Andrew's on The Terrace



Andrew Atkins, assistant conductor for Orchestra Wellington, conducts the Wellington Chamber Orchestra in four great romantic symphonic poems. We are delighted to welcome Thomas Nikora as our soloist for Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.


Borodin
 — In the Steppes of Central Asia

Rachmaninoff
 — Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Dvorak
 — The Wild Dove
Tchaikovsky
 — Romeo and Juliet Overture–Fantasia

Adults $20
Tertiary students & seniors $15
Secondary students & younger free
Cash sales on the door
Advance sales through eventfinda.co.nz

Sunday 24 June 2018, 2:30pm

St Andrews on the Terrace



Rachel Hyde conducts the orchestra with a programme featuring Rolf Gjelsten of the New Zealand String Quartet.

  • Dvorak Cello Concerto
  • Brahms Symphony No. 2

Tickets available from eventfinda until 23 June: $19 (full price) / $14 (concession)
Cash sales at the door: $20 (full price) / $15 (concession)
School-aged and younger children free

2018 Season Announced




Term 1 — 8 April, Conductor Donald Maurice

  • Brahms – Tragic Overture
  • Alfred Hill – Piano Concerto (soloist Jian Liu)
  • Richard Strauss – Symphony No.2 in F minor

Term 2 — 24 June, Conductor Rachel Hyde

  • Dvorak – Cello Concerto (solist Rolf Gjelsten)
  • Brahms – Symphony No.2 in D major

Term 3 — 23 September, Conductor Andrew Atkins

Great Romantic Symphonic Poems
  • Borodin – In the Steppes of Central Asia
  • Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
  • Dvorak – The Wild Dove
  • Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet Overture–Fantasia

Term 4 — 9 December, Conductor Ian Ridgewell

  • Finzi – Fall of the Leaf
  • Arutiunian – Trumpet Concerto
  • Stanford – Symphony No.3 in F minor “The Irish”