Annual programme

May 3 @ 6:30 pm – Nov 28 @ 9:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Check our our full rehearsal schedule here KEEN TO JOIN YOW? We’d love to talk to you – get in touch so we can tell you more, or read more on the YOW page of[...]
May 25 @ 7:30 pm – May 26 @ 3:30 pm St Peters Anglican Church
The first performance of their concert season, Scholars Baroque Aotearoa perform anthems by Purcell. Not your typical anthems, these anthems are at times quite long and feature long interludes for string orchestra. They also feature solos,[...]
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm St Paul's Collegiate Chapel
Stuck for the best ever Mothers Day gift? This wonderful programme is the perfect afternoon out for you and your special person!   Conductor Tim Carpenter leads TWSO in a programme of beautiful music in[...]
Jun 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Musicians are invited to participate in a year long programme of development and community building. Registrations are essential as minimum numbers are required for each event. Please contact us for more information. Open to Musicians[...]
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsla Rooms (TBC)
Celebrate Fete del la Musique (World Music Day) with us! Enjoy a shared lunch on us, then a small group ‘sectional’,play through fun and exciting repertoire with the whole orchestra, and invite your Whanau to[...]
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Musicians are invited to participate in a year long programme of development and community building. Registrations are essential as minimum numbers are required for each event. Please contact us for more information. Open to Musicians[...]
Jul 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Musicians are invited to participate in a year long programme of development and community building. Registrations are essential as minimum numbers are required for each event. Please contact us for more information. Open to Musicians[...]
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Destiny Church Theatre
Music Director Peter Walls and Opus Orchestra present ‘Born in the USA” featuring international cellist Lev Sivkov performing Barbers’ Cello Concerto. Sivkov is also appearing with Orchestra Wellington and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. Overture, Scherzo[...]
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Music Director Peter Walls and Opus Orchestra present ‘Born in the USA” featuring international cellist Lev Sivkov performing Barbers’ Cello Concerto.   Sivkov is also appearing with Orchestra Wellington and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.   Overture,[...]
Aug 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am ACTivate
TWSO present their annual children’s education concerts. ‘Rob in Da Hood’ is a modern retelling of the classic childrens fable ‘Robin Hood”. The narrated story is interwoven with recognisable music played by the orchestra including [...]
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ACTivate
TWSO present their annual children’s education concerts. ‘Rob in Da Hood’ is a modern retelling of the classic childrens fable ‘Robin Hood”. The narrated story is interwoven with recognisable music played by the orchestra including [...]
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ACTivate
TWSO present their annual children’s education concerts. ‘Rob in Da Hood’ is a modern retelling of the classic childrens fable ‘Robin Hood”. The narrated story is interwoven with recognisable music played by the orchestra including [...]
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Meteor Theatre
Join our Youth Orchestra for their Friday night rehearsal. Observe, take part, have fun! No cost to attend, but please register here Suitable for high school age musicians,, Grade 4+  
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 25 @ 4:30 pm The Meteor Theatre
Back for the third year, Sensing Music is 48 hours of amazing Orchestral experiences for everyone from beginners to experts. Sensing Music 2019 has a focus on developing our talented musicians along with all your[...]
Aug 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Musicians are invited to participate in a year long programme of development and community building. Registrations are essential as minimum numbers are required for each event. Please contact us for more information. Open to Musicians[...]
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am Meteor Theatre TBC
It’s back! After the success of the 2018 Brunch we’re back again! Join New Zealand’s fastest growing and biggest community orchestra at The Meteor for breakfast and a full orchestra playthrough. Music will be available[...]
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Meteor Theatre TBC
TWSO are delighted to perform their 2019 children’s education concert for the public! ‘Rob in Da Hood’ is a modern retelling of the classic childrens fable ‘Robin Hood”. The narrated story is interwoven with recognisable[...]
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm – Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED: HAMILTON
WORLD PREMIERE – VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED Kotahi Te Wairua with Opus Orchestra and Kapa Haka. This groundbreaking concert is presented with support from Creative NZ. A new work, commissioned by Orchestras Central, and composed[...]
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm VENUES TO BE CONFIRMED: HAMILTON|TAURANGA|ROTORUA
Kotahi Te Wairua with Opus Orchestra and Kapa Haka. This groundbreaking concert is presented with support from Creative NZ. A new work, commissioned by Orchestras Central, and composed by Stephen Small, who will also conduct[...]
Sep 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
  Conducted by Tim Carpenter, and being held in the best music chamber in New Zealand, this concert features music from around the world, performed by fantastic young musicians from around the Waikato. CONCERT –[...]
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Musicians are invited to participate in a year long programme of development and community building. Registrations are essential as minimum numbers are required for each event. Please contact us for more information. Open to Musicians[...]
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Musicians are invited to participate in a year long programme of development and community building. Registrations are essential as minimum numbers are required for each event. Please contact us for more information. Open to Musicians[...]
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Musicians are invited to participate in a year long programme of development and community building. Registrations are essential as minimum numbers are required for each event. Please contact us for more information. Open to Musicians[...]
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Music Director Peter Walls and Opus Orchestra present ‘Vienna’ featuring international tour de force Simon O’Neill, and also presenting a very special commissioned work by Ross Harris. This programme began with a suggestion from Simon[...]
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Destiny Church Theatre
Music Director Peter Walls and Opus Orchestra present ‘Vienna’ featuring international tour de force Simon O’Neill, and also presenting a very special commissioned work by Ross Harris. This programme began with a suggestion from Simon[...]
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm St Pauls Collegiate Chapel
Conducted by Tim Carpenter this concert is for everyone – from the very young to the young at heart! Enjoy music you know and love – and a few surprises! (hint…Can you beat Beethoven…?) Programme:to[...]
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Addison Theatre, Baycourt
Music Director Peter Walls and Opus Orchestra present ‘Vienna’ featuring international tour de force Simon O’Neill, and also presenting a very special commissioned work by Ross Harris. This programme began with a suggestion from Simon[...]
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Hamilton Gardens Pavilion
  In partnership with Cantando Choir    Everyone one loves Christmas! Get your Christmas season off to a cracking start with this very special concert at a family friendly time of day! Featuring music you[...]
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Hamilton Gardens Pavilion
  In partnership with Cantando Choir    Everyone one loves Christmas! Get your Christmas season off to a cracking start with this very special concert. Featuring music you know and love, (and a few surprises!),[...]
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm HInemoa Rehearsal Rooms TBC
Join us for ‘A Very Rusty Christmas‘ to celebrate the end of 2019. An all-players-welcome event with the Rusty Player Orchestra (as well as some Rusty singers!), the day will include a mixture of Christmas[...]

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