NZSO Fortissimo

Personal Giving

NZSO Fortissimo is a bespoke giving programme offering philanthropists unique opportunities with visiting international artists

Scottish conductor Donald Runnicles appeared with support from The Diessl Family.

Thank you to our NZSO Fortissimo Supporters

Luke Pierson Founding Member

Donald and Susan Best

Peter Diessl ONZM & Carolyn Diessl

Dame Bronwen Holdsworth DNZM

Kaine Thompson

Our most bespoke giving programme

Each year, the NZSO engages some of the world’s most renowned soloists and conductors touring internationally on the classical music circuit, and requires investment to make this possible.

NZSO Fortissimo donors are a connected group of generous supporters who contribute to providing unforgettable concert experiences, sharing world-class talent with concert audiences, communities and emerging musicians throughout Aotearoa.

German-French cellist Nicolas Altsteadt appeared with support from Donald and Susan Best.
South Korean Pianist Joyce Yang.

A special connection

Through a uniquely crafted partnership, NZSO Fortissimo donors receive exclusive behind the scenes experiences and personal opportunities to connect with visiting artists.

For a truly unforgettable experience and a deeper connection to this art-form and your national orchestra, become an NZSO Fortissimo donor and help the NZSO continue to bring inspiring talent to Aotearoa.

Contact us

We would love to hear from you about your motivations to support the NZSO:
Carleen Ebbs, Senior Manager - Development