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CLASSICAL HITS

Schubert Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D.759, ‘Unfinished’
Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Gillian Whitehead Turanga-nui (World Premiere)
Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich leads the orchestra on a country-wide tour, presenting a Classical Hits programme for the whole family.

Gillian Whitehead completes our series of commissions to acknowledge the future landfall celebrations.

NZSO’s Andrew Joyce features as soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme – Tchaikovsky’s most famous piece for cello.

Schubert’s ‘Unfinished’ Symphony – which combines romantic, lyrical impulses with dark melancholic undertones – is instantly recognisable.

We also feature Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune and Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, two works that never lose their power to bewitch audiences.

This concert is now available as part of a 2018 subscription. Non-subscription tickets will be available from 7 December 2017.

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