Annual programme

Feb 11 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival
VENUE: Crystal Palace An immersive performance of live art and contemporary orchestral music. Sonoscopia is an immersive journey of sight and sound, from a single musical note and point of light to a mesmerising cacophony.[...]
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival
An all player open event happening on the ‘Sunset Symphony’ stage! Got an instrument lurking under a bed somewhere? Love making music but no-one to play with? Been a long time since you played? Play[...]
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hamilton Gardens
Sunset Symphony returns to the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival in 2018. Bring a blanket and enjoy a night of wonderful orchestral music, fireworks, and delicious food offerings. Entry by koha. Glowsticks are on sale on[...]
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The Whare, Gallagher Academy
Orchestrating Outcomes is an innovative interactive series of workshops followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with Conductor, audience and other teachers that encourages business leaders to think about ways in which the culture of[...]
Mar 10 @ 9:30 am – Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm Pirongia Forest Park Lodge
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 challenged by the activities at the lodge! Suitable for[...]
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                                                                                                          RICHARD STRAUSS – Soloist Sam Jacobs Siegfrid Idyll                                                                                                                                                        WAGNER Symphony No. 8 in F major Op. 93                                                                                                       BEETHOVEN Soloist – Sam Jacobs
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Addison Theatre, Baycourt, Tauranga
Ballet music from Idomeneo                                                                                                                          MOZART Horn Concerto No. 1 in Eb                                                                                                          RICHARD STRAUSS – Soloist Sam Jacobs Siegfrid Idyll                                                                                                                                                        WAGNER Symphony No. 8 in F major Op. 93                                                                                                       BEETHOVEN Soloist – Sam Jacobs
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Venue to be confirmed
Ballet music from Idomeneo                                                                                                                          MOZART Horn Concerto No. 1 in Eb                                                                                                          RICHARD STRAUSS – Soloist Sam Jacobs Siegfrid Idyll                                                                                                                                                        WAGNER Symphony No. 8 in F major Op. 93                                                                                                       BEETHOVEN Soloist – Sam Jacobs
May 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Clarence St Theatre
Soloist: Noelle Dannenbring – Rhapsody in Blue Conductor – Justus Rozemond     More programme details coming soon!
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
More information coming soon!
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
  Peter and the Wolf                                                             [...]
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Addison Theatre, Baycourt, Tauranga
  Peter and the Wolf                                                                                                                                      PROKOFIEV Narrator: Mark Hadlow Pulcinella Suite                                                                                                                                            STRAVINSKY
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm To be confirmed
  Peter and the Wolf                                                                                                                                      PROKOFIEV Narrator: Mark Hadlow Pulcinella Suite                                                                                                                                            STRAVINSKY
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[...]
Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Whitianga
OCTavo brings the unique experience of Music in the Round to Whitianga. More details coming soon!
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 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 To be confirmed
Danses concertantes                                                                                                                                 STRAVINSKY  World Premiere – Commission                                                       [...]
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm To be confirmed
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
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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