NZSO 2023 season

  • Venue

    Michael Fowler Centre

  • Price

    Various prices

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About the Wellington performances

Become Ocean, Marsalis: Blues Symphony, and Beethoven 5

NZSO proudly welcomes conductor André de Ridder for three nights of ground-breaking music:

  • the Pulitzer-Prize-winning epic ‘Become Ocean’ by John Luther Adams
  • an extraordinary night of American sound that is Marsalis: Blues Symphony
  • the timeless ‘Fifth Symphony’ by Beethoven.

Bernstein & Copland

Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero leads the NZSO in Copland’s Third Symphony, and burgeoning piano superstar Joyce Yang performs Bernstein’s six-part virtuoso symphony ‘The Age of Anxiety’.

Poem of Ecstasy

Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor Gemma New conducts a programme featuring titans of early twentieth-century romanticism.

Music of John Williams

The NZSO wraps up the 2023 season with bona fide superstar Anne-Sophie Mutter and the music of one of the most entertaining and influential composers of the 20th century: John Williams.

Find out more about the Music of John Williams event

Hilary Scott