NZSO World Premiere.
The NZSO brings the magic of live classical music to Gisborne including the World premiere of Kenneth Young’s Te Māpouriki.
Jun Märkl - Conductor
Samuel Jacobs - Horn
Kenneth Young Te Māpouriki
W.A. Mozart Symphony No. 31 Paris
Richard Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1
Mendelssohn Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
R. Schumann Symphony No. 1 Spring
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with conductor Jun Märkl presents a concert featuring an exciting New Zealand premiere and some popular classics.
The concert opens with the world premiere of New Zealand composer Kenneth Young’s Te Māpouriki.
Mozart’s vigorous Paris symphony is followed by Richard Strauss’ Horn Concerto No.1 performed by NZSO principal horn Samuel Jacobs.
Mendelssohn’s Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage conveys the conditions an ocean traveller would face, while Schumann’s Spring symphony, which closes the concert, conveys a longing for Spring.
Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival
Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival is the Gisborne region’s new flagship contemporary arts and cultural event, taking place, for the first time, from 4-20 October this year. Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival will deliver performance events by hundreds of performers from across New Zealand and the Pacific.
The festival celebrates what it means to be of Tairāwhiti and of Aotearoa. It reflects and celebrates the people of the Gisborne region and the East Coast. It reinforces the importance of people and place, and further affirms the region’s strong position in the creative landscape of Aotearoa.
For the full programme and ticketing information, please visit www.tetairawhitiartsfestival.nz.
Due to safety and restricted viewing, children under 10 years are not permitted in the first row of the Circle (Rows A, B and C upstairs).
Wheelchair seats must be reserved in advance, please ring iTicket direct. Theatre box office and refreshments open one hour before each show.