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The NZSO have enjoyed a long relationship with Te Papa presenting yearly free community programmes courtesy of the Wellington Community Trust.

Te Papa 2017

We are delighted to present two FREE concerts and a workshop in our 2017 Season.

Saturday, 25 November @ 11:00am
Symphonic Boogie

Featuring some of classical music’s best dance pieces from around the globe. Let the orchestra take you for a spin with music from Strauss, Copland, Tchaikovsky and more. Polkas and tangos, waltzes and hoedowns, this concert will stamp your musical passport.

Conducted by Benjamin Northey and presented by Chris Lam Sam, this concert will have you moving and grooving in your seat so show up in your best dancing shoes and join us for Symphonic Boogie

Saturday, 25 November @ 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Pop-up Carol Choir Workshop
Due to the extremely popular singing workshops in 2015 and 2016 we are delighted to announce our Christmas Carols singing workshop. Have you ever wanted to take a part in singing with the orchestra? This is your opportunity! Come along to a fun workshop with Julian Raphael and Chris Lam Sam, learn the tunes and then join the orchestra at 3:00pm for the sing along.

No booking, registration or singing experience required. However, for those who like a bit of a challenge, you can download your vocal score here.

Saturday, 25 November @ 3:00pm
Christmas Carols with the NZSO and the Pop-up Carol Choir 
Immerse yourself in the sound of Christmas with the NZSO and the Pop-up Carol Choir. The Christmas Concert is conducted by Benjamin Northey and presented by the dynamic Chris Lam Sam.