With Alert Level restrictions in place across New Zealand until at least 6 Sep, we regrettably have to cancel our Shed Series Cadence concert in Wellington this Friday (28 Aug), and our Podium Series Passion concerts in Wellington Saturday (29 Aug), Dunedin (1 Sep),  Christchurch (2 Sep) and Auckland (5 Sep).

If you purchased tickets from a ticketing agency to Cadence or Passion, they will be in touch with you soon to confirm their refund process. If you are an NZSO Subscriber, we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Passion Live Stream this Saturday, 29 August

Level 2 restrictions still allow the Orchestra to perform with appropriate social distancing in place. To continue supporting our online audiences across New Zealand and the world we will still live stream a performance of Passion this Saturday, 29 Aug, 7.30pm without a live audience. The concert will be live-streamed and free to watch at

Let’s all keep working together to contain Covid-19. Remember to wash your hands often, keep safe distancing, wear a mask, stay at home if you feel ill, get tested if you have symptoms, and look after each other. For more information go to

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