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NZSO - Carnival

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NZSO - Carnival
From Friday, March 26, 2021 to Saturday, March 27, 2021 March 26, 2021 March 27, 2021 InterContinental Wellington

NZ Symphony Orchestra - Carnival

Asher Fisch Conductor
Stephen De Pledge Piano

Ravel La Valse
Ravel Piano Concerto in G Major 
Anna Clyne Masquerade
Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version)

The 2021 Podium Series opens in carnival mode, with a performance of the first of Stravinsky’s ground-breaking ballets: Petrushka. This Russian balletic version of the characters better known as the puppets Punch and Judy has been wowing audiences with its raucous orchestral timbres, vibrant instrumentation, and driving, irresistible rhythms.

The playful colourful mood is also on display in English composer Anna Clyne’s piece Masquerade. Championed by both the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Times declared her “a composer of uncommon gifts”.

Carnival also features Stravinsky’s contemporary, Maurice Ravel. Ravel’s well-loved piece La Valse is the sweeping twentieth-century version of the waltz, while his Piano Concerto in G, bursting out of the blocks with a whip crack, barrels along with irrepressible energy. We welcome Asher Fisch, Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra and audience favourite New Zealand pianist Stephen De Pledge.

Learn More: https://www.nzso.co.nz/concerts-and-tickets/season-2021/podium-series-carnival/?location=2&experience=

Credit / Copy / Images: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra


And do you want to take your event experience to a whole new level?

Capital of Culture Package

Experience and Enhance your event, with inclusions and benefits that will be the perfect curtain raiser for your time in Wellington. 

Gain access to a $30-credit included in your accommodation package, giving you the freedom to spend however you would like.

Make your experience even more memorable - whether you choose to enjoy our signature High Tea before your event or dine in our trendy Two Grey Bar & Brasserie. As if that was not enough, you can start your evening with a complimentary drink in The Lobby Lounge served by our knowledgeable team.

Take your experience to the next level if you are coming to this cosmopolitan city for that Live Concert you love, for that famous Gastronomic Festival or to be enriched by Music, the Ballet or the Opera (check our Calendar of Events for a regular update of everything that Wellington has on offer).

Package Inclusions:

  • A complimentary drink served in the The Lobby Lounge
  • $30 Credit to spend and enhance your experience
  • Available 7 days a week, with no minimum length of stay
  • Book with Confidence: flexibility if your plans need to change and no deposits required

With our package you can enjoy competitive rates with the ease of the complete luxury accommodation experience. 

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