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Close Encounters


Thu 19 Aug 2010, 6:30pm
Fri 20 Aug 2010, 6:30pm

Where: Wellington Town Hall, 111 Wakefield St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: NZSO

Your chance to try out the NZSO for free! Ever wanted to give the orchestra a go but weren’t quite sure about it? Well now’s your chance to give it a try.

Thu 19 Aug / Beethoven Symphony No. 6 Pastoral (Extracts)
Fri 20 Aug / Dvorak Symphony No. 9 From the New World (extracts)

Close Encounters gets you up close and personal with the NZSO, when conductor Richard Gill breaks down Beethoven and Dvorak piece by piece and explains why their famous symphonies soar! Listen to the Orchestra playing selections from the music and watch as Richard Gill unravels the magic of Beethoven’s Sixth and Dvorak’s Ninth Symphonies.

This is an entertaining chance to learn more about classical music, over two essential concerts!

Presented by NZSO in association with The Community Trust of Wellington.

Tickets available to collect from the Ticketek Box Office at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington.

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