7 Jul 2021

NZSO and NYO players side by side for next concert

From Upbeat, 12:30 pm on 7 July 2021
Mana Waiariki

Mana Waiariki Photo: Supplied

Lauren Jack

Lauren Jack Photo: Supplied


The 2021 NZSO National Youth Orchestra will be performing in Wellington this weekend, playing Shostakovich’s 'Leningrad' Symphony and a new work by NYO composer-in-residence Ihlara McIndoe.

Upbeat got the inside view with two of this year's Youth Orchestra players: violinist Mana Waiariki and violist Lauren Jack.

Find out more about Shostakovich's Symphony No 7.


NYO PLAYLIST (Free performance)
Saturday 10 July, 4.30pm, Renouf Foyer, Michael Fower Centre, Welington
NZSO National Youth Orchestra/Gemma New

Philip Norman: And soon it will be dawn 
Lotta Wennäkoski: Nosztalgiaim 
Leonie Holmes: Prelude for Strings  
Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks 


Sunday 11 July, 2pm, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington
NZSO National Youth Orchestra, NZSO/Gemma New 
Performance visuals by Nocturnal

Ihlara McIndoe: Ephemeral Bounds 
Shostakovich: Symphony No 7 in C, Leningrad