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Auckland, 1010 New Zealand

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    June 2018
    27
    June
    June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street
    Auckland, 1010 New Zealand

    This symphony was once described as ‘blue sky in A major’ – a description that can’t be bettered. How does Mendelssohn so perfectly translate the warmth of the southern sun into music? It’s all in the details of the orchestration, just waiting to be unpicked by Richard Gill.

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    September 2018
    06
    September
    September 6
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    One event on September 10, 2018 at 12:00am

    Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street
    Auckland, 1010 New Zealand

    In this one-hour narrated concert, students connect with the orchestra in a fun and engaging way to learn more about music.

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    September
    September 10
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    One event on September 10, 2018 at 12:00am

    Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street
    Auckland, 1010 New Zealand

    In this one-hour narrated concert, students connect with the orchestra in a fun and engaging way to learn more about music.

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    September
    September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street
    Auckland, 1010 New Zealand

    In the last movement of Scheherazade, Rimsky-Korsakov notches up the tension until it seems it can go no further. The resolution is completely unexpected and yet totally satisfying. For the audience, it’s thrilling. But it’s very carefully calculated. Richard Gill will explain the fascinating way Rimsky-Korsakov does it.

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    November 2018
    22
    November
    November 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street
    Auckland, 1010 New Zealand

    When composing ballet music, Tchaikovsky was given very strict instructions by his choreographers. Many composers would struggle with such an artistic straitjacket. Tchaikovsky not only delivered exactly what was required, but responded with some of his best work. Hear the absorbing story of how he did it.

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