Annual programme

Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Check our our full rehearsal schedule here   Our first night rehearsal includes social time, information session on upcoming weekender and the years programme, and lots of playing! Meet the team, get involved! Music for[...]
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Orchestrating Outcomes 2018 is focused on the principal of collaborative leadership and is an immersive experience for participants.  Business leaders will be encouraged and challenged to  think about ways in which the structure and culture of[...]
Mar 10 @ 9:30 am – Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
A weekend of music and fun, with our conductor Tim Carpenter, and our tutor team. Get to meet other young musicians, make music – and get involved in our’ YOW 7s’ challenges! Suitable for 12-18[...]
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Hamilton Gardens
In association with Seasons Magazine, Rusty Players invite you to join them for an afternoon of music SAVE THE DATE! More information coming soon!
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Ballet music from Idomeneo                    MOZART Horn Concerto No. 1 in Eb                      STRAUSS – Soloist Sam Jacobs Siegfrid[...]
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Addison Theatre, Baycourt, Tauranga
Ballet music from Idomeneo                    MOZART Horn Concerto No. 1 in Eb                      STRAUSS – Soloist Sam Jacobs Siegfrid[...]
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Destiny Theatre
Ballet music from Idomeneo                    MOZART Horn Concerto No. 1 in Eb                      STRAUSS – Soloist Sam Jacobs Siegfrid[...]
May 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Clarence St Theatre
Soloist: Noelle Dannenbring – Rhapsody in Blue Conductor – Justus Rozemond   Programme: Copland               Outdoor Asia Borodin                In the Steps of Central Asia Gershwin            Rhapsody in Blue Holst                      Somerset Rhapsody Ives                        The Unanswered Question Gershwin           [...]
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Come in out of the cold for this midwinter event! Sectional workshops, orchestra playthrough and whanau mini-concert
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm OCT Rehearsal Rooms
Two days and two nights of music, activity – and an exciting Orchestra flashmob to round off the weekend!
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Peter and the Wolf                          PROKOFIEV A Lion in the Meadow                     MARGARET MAHY German Dances[...]
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Addison Theatre, Baycourt, Tauranga
Peter and the Wolf                          PROKOFIEV A Lion in the Meadow                     MARGARET MAHY German Dances[...]
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Destiny Theatre
Peter and the Wolf                          PROKOFIEV A Lion in the Meadow                     MARGARET MAHY German Dances[...]
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ACTivate
TWSO return to ACTivate to present their annual children’s education concerts.   ‘Max and the Alien’ is a modern retelling of the classic childrens tale ‘Peter and the Wolf’, and the story is interwoven with[...]
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ACTivate
TWSO return to ACTivate to present their annual children’s education concerts.   ‘Max and the Alien’ is a modern retelling of the classic childrens tale ‘Peter and the Wolf’, and the story is interwoven with[...]
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm Whitianga Town Hall
OCTavo brings the unique experience of Music in the Round to Whitianga. More details coming soon!   Supported by: 
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm The Meteor Theatre
  Back for the second time, Sensing Music will be 48 hours of amazing Orchestral experiences for everyone from beginners to experts, and audiences of all tastes. Including a Youth Orchestra jam, Rusty Brunch, family[...]
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Meteor - Upstairs Rehearsal Room
Join our Youth Orchestra for their Friday night rehearsal. Observe, take part, have fun! No cost to attend, but please register here Suitable for 12-18 year olds, Grade 4+  
Sep 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm The Meteor Theatre
This workshop is especially for conductors of school orchestras – come and gain valuable hands on training to help you develop both you and your orchestra! Led by Rupert D’Cruze, Artistic Director Community Music, and[...]
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Meteor Theatre
It’s back! Eat, play, enjoy!  More information coming soon
Sep 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm The Meteor Theatre
A reprise of the TWSO children’s education concerts and an opportunity for families to meet the instruments of the orchestra, this is part of ‘Sensing Music’ ‘Max and the Alien’ is a modern retelling of[...]
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Hamilton
Danses concertantes                                                                                                                                 STRAVINSKY  World Premiere – Commission                                                       [...]
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Holy Trinity Church
Danses concertantes                                                                                                                                 STRAVINSKY  World Premiere – Commission                                                       [...]
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Destiny Theatre
Danses concertantes                                                                                                                                 STRAVINSKY  World Premiere – Commission                                                       [...]
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm
Celebrate a year of making music together!   A weekend of workshops, sectionals, orchestra playthroughs and social time, culminating in a double orchestra concert at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Claudelands Arena
In partnership with Cantando Choir and Soloist: Anna Hawkins             Orff                                  O Fortuna (Carmina Burana) Verrdi                               Va Pensiero (Nabucco) Verdi                               Soldiers Chorus (Trovatore)     WITH ANNA HAWKINS: Puccini                            O mio babbino[...]
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm OCT Rehearsal Rooms
Join us for ‘A Very Rusty Christmas‘ to celebrate the end of 2018.  A combined end of year event with the Rusty Player Orchestra Orchestra and TWSO (as well as some Rusty singers!), the day[...]

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