6 Mar 2017

NZSO 70th Birthday Concert

From Music Alive, 7:00 pm on 6 March 2017
NZSO 70th birthday final bows

NZSO 70th birthday final bows Photo: RNZ/Clarissa Dunn

DVORAK: Carnival Overture; PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Op 26 (2) Tema con variazioni; ELGAR: Chanson de Nuit Op 15/1; FARR: From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs: Part 1, The Invocation of the Sea; STRAVINSKY: Berceuse and Finale, from The Firebird Suite (1919).

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NZSO 70th birthday cake

NZSO 70th birthday cake Photo: RNZ/David McCaw

VERDI: The Force of Destiny, Overture; SIBELIUS: Intermezzo, from Karelia Suite; GOODWIN: 633 Squadron; STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavalier, Concert Suite; BRAHMS orch Schmeling: Hungarian Dance No 5.

NZ Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hamish McKeich with pianist Michael Houstoun.

Recorded 6 March 2017, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ Concert.

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