Orchestra Wellington – Transfigured Night

Orchestra Wellington | Karla Norton Violin | Wellington

Verklaerte Nacht ARNOLD SCHOENBERG Concerto #1 in D minor JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN This is the work where Schoenberg bid farewell to the 19th century and the Romantic style with one last great work in that grand tradition. He was yet to find his … Find out more >>

Hawkes Bay Orchestra – Beethoven and Brahms Choral

Hawkes Bay Orchestra | Karla Norton Violin Lessons | Wellington

Beethoven Choral Fantasy Beethoven Symphony No.9 ‘Choral’ Probably the most emblematic music ever written to express the desire of a truly united world, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, his most powerful human statement, is presented here alongside the Fantasy that served Beethoven as a practice piece for this symphony. Matteo Napoli returns to Napier on a double … Find out more >>

Hawkes Bay Orchestra – Beethoven and Brahms Orchestral

Hawkes Bay Orchestra | Karla Norton Violin Lessons | Wellington

Rachmaninov Vocalise Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 Brahms Symphony No.4 Rachmaninov’s 2nd Piano Concerto is without a doubt one of the most celebrated concertos, where orchestra and piano blend in a continuous stream of wonderful romantic tunes. Likewise in his 4th Symphony, Brahms delights us with the exuberance of his lyricism and the genius of his … Find out more >>

Hawkes Bay Orchestra – Beethoven and Brahms Choral

Hawkes Bay Orchestra | Karla Norton Violin Lessons | Wellington

Beethoven Choral Fantasy Beethoven Symphony No.9 ‘Choral’ Probably the most emblematic music ever written to express the desire of a truly united world, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, his most powerful human statement, is presented here alongside the Fantasy that served Beethoven as a practice piece for this symphony. Matteo Napoli returns to Napier on a double … Find out more >>

Orchestra Wellington – Jupiter

Orchestra Wellington | Karla Norton Violin | Wellington

Symphony No. 41 in C major, “Jupiter” WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version) ANTON BRUCKNER This concert features two Symphonies composed in Vienna that encompass the Romantic era. Mozart’s Jupiter symphony looks forward to the Romantic age. Its size and its emotional and structural complexity strain at the bounds of … Find out more >>

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra – Triumph

CSO | Karla Norton Violin

Benjamin Northey – Chief Conductor Benjamin Morrison – Violin Mendelssohn – Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Korngold – Violin Concerto in D Major Beethoven – Symphony No 7 Mendelssohn’s Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage is an atmospheric musical work that captures the anxiety of a boat becalmed, the relief as the wind begins to rise … Find out more >>

Orchestra Wellington – Fantastic Symphonies

Orchestra Wellington | Karla Norton Violin | Wellington

Hector BERLIOZ SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE Hector BERLIOZ LÉLIO Declan Cudd Daniel O’Connor Narrator Orpheus Choir of Wellington This symphony, which Berlioz subtitled “Episodes in the Life of a Young Artist,” tells a dramatic love story. Its five movements revolve around an “idée fixe”, a theme describing the beloved. That theme is the very breath of yearning. … Find out more >>

Hawkes Bay Orchestra – Contrasts Choral

Hawkes Bay Orchestra | Karla Norton Violin Lessons | Wellington

S. Lange – New work commissioned by Napier Civic Choir Britten – Les Illuminations, Op. 18 Vasks – Missa Our first programme comprises contrasting music from the 20th & 21st centuries. A new work by our local composer Stephen Lange and Britten’s exhilarating settings of poems by Arthur Rimbaud in the first half will be … Find out more >>

Hawkes Bay Orchestra – Contrasts Orchestral

Hawkes Bay Orchestra | Karla Norton Violin Lessons | Wellington

Grieg – Holberg Suite Janáček – Suite, JW VI/2 Suk -Serenade for Strings This almost entirely Czech programme for strings will give us the opportunity to hear the very popular Holberg Suite alongside two Czech pieces united by the same denominators – charm, lightness and sincere expression.

Hawkes Bay Orchestra – Contrasts Choral

Hawkes Bay Orchestra | Karla Norton Violin Lessons | Wellington

S. Lange – New work commissioned by Napier Civic Choir Britten – Les Illuminations, Op. 18 Vasks – Missa Our first programme comprises contrasting music from the 20th & 21st centuries. A new work by our local composer Stephen Lange and Britten’s exhilarating settings of poems by Arthur Rimbaud in the first half will be … Find out more >>