2017 Concerts ...

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Here are our 2017 dates.

6.30pm Sunday May 28

Raye Freedman Arts Centre

Peter Scholes conductor

Steve Reich "New York Counterpoint"
Philip Glass "Symphony No. 3"
John Adams "Shaker Loops"
Lyell Cresswell "I paesaggi dell’anima (Landscapes of the Soul)"

5pm Sunday July 2

This was a Matariki Festival Event

Raye Freedman Arts Centre

The music of Dame Gillian Whitehead

Peter Scholes conductor

Quintet for Piano and Winds
At Night the Garden was Full of Voices
Nga Ha o Nehera

5pm Sunday August 13

Raye Freedman Arts Centre

Delius, Mozart and Haydn

Peter Scholes conductor

Soloists - Miranda Adams and Robert Ashworth

Delius - Two Aquarelles
Delius - Air and Dance
Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante K364/320d
Haydn - Symphony No. 45 “Farewell”

5pm Sunday September 17

Raye Freedman Arts Centre

Divertimento x 2

Peter Scholes conductor

Soloists - Strings of the Auckland Chamber Orchestra

Rautavaara - Divertimento
Bartok - Divertimento
Schubert - “Death and the Maiden” (string orchestra version)

5pm Sunday Nov 5

Raye Freedman Arts Centre


Peter Scholes conductor

Soloist Bede Hanley oboe

Britten - Six Metamorphoses after Ovid
Richard Strauss - Metamorphosen
Beethoven - Symphony No. 8, op. 93

5pm Sunday Nov 26

Raye Freedman Arts Centre


Peter Scholes conductor

Soloist Ben Hoadley bassoon

Ibert - Capriccio
Sofia Gubaidulina - Concerto for Bassoon and Low Strings
Debussy - Syrinx
Arnold - Divertimento
Ravel - Introduction and Allegro


Here's our 2016 season archive.


A message from ACO Chairman Frank Olsson

A message from Musical Director Peter Scholes


Radio New Zealand Concert interviews


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