Annual programme

Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 29 @ 10:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsal Rooms
Check our our full rehearsal schedule here 8 February 2019 Please read through the timetable for our first night here Meet the team, get involved! PLEASE CHECK BACK REGULARLY AS FROM TIME TO TIME OUR[...]
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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[...]
Mar 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Hamilton Gardens
Sunset Symphony – the flagship event of the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival 2019. Celebrate the end of the festival with us! This Carnivale of entertainment is open to everyone! Bring a blanket and enjoy a[...]
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nancy Caiger Gallery, The Meteor Theatre
Agenda and Accounts will be published soon. Please RSVP or send apologies by March 15 2019.
Mar 25 @ 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[...]
Apr 8 @ 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[...]
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 14 @ 4:30 pm St Peters School & Cambridge Avantidrome
We are joining with Bay Youth, New Plymouth Youth and United Youth Orchestras for a weekend of music making. An overnight camp at St Peter’s School, the weekend will include time with tutors, group work,[...]
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm – Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm Cambridge Avantidrome
Come and enjoy the unique experience of orchestral music in the middle of a world class arena! Four orchestras – four conductors – four concerts in one! YOW Senior Youth,  Bay Youth, New Plymouth Youth[...]
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm St Pauls 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 a[...]
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 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Hinemoa Rehearsla Rooms (TBC)
Back by popular demand – enjoy a small group ‘sectional’ with a fantastic tutor, play through fun and exciting repertoire with the whole orchestra, and then invite your Whanau to come and enjoy a Rusty[...]
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 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 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.  [...]
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Great Lake 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.  [...]
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.  [...]
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[...]

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