What's On

Classical Journey
20 February

Start your year off by taking an auditory grand tour of Europe with music written during or inspired by the late 18th century. Guided by NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich, Classical Journey features works by Rossini, Haydn, Prokofiev, and Brahms.  Read more

On the road - Michele and Jeremy
26 February

Michele and Jeremy have performed comedy around NZ and the globe for over 20 years. Insightful and outrageously entertaining, On The Road will be about the stuff the couple tell each other – intelligent yes, but mostly impudent, irreverent uplifting fun.  Read more

Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show
19 March

Step into the past with Johnny and June to a time when songs told a true story of life, love and heartache. This two-hour performance will have you singing laughing and crying out for more.  Read more

The Manfreds
04 April

As The Manfreds the original band members except keyboardist, Mann, reformed in 1991.   Read more

05 Apr
21 Apr
Tauranga Jazz Festival 2019
05 April to 21 April

The National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga from Apr 5 – 21, 2019. With performances from some of the best jazz musicians from Aotearoa and around the world - Think Jazz. Think Tauranga.  Read more

30 Apr
01 May
30 April to 01 May

CATS, will embark on its most extensive tour of NZ in 2019. Based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, it tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice".  Read more

The Rhythms of Ireland
02 May

In 2019, The Rhythms of Ireland returns to NZ for the first time since their sell-out 2010 tour.   Read more

09 May
11 May
Fiddler on the roof
09 May to 11 May

Fiddler on the Roof – a heart-warming and thought provoking musical which follows the life of Tevye and his family as they struggle with upholding tradition in the everchanging landscape of Imperial Russia.  Read more

Love Eternal
22 May

Maestro Thomas Søndergård returns to take the NZSO on tour. From Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, to his Manfred Overture, Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture to Mozart’s Linz Symphony, this concert will take audiences on an illuminating journey.  Read more

15 Jun
16 Jun
Black Swan, White Swan
15 June to 16 June

Witness a magnificent re-telling of ballet’s most enduring classic, Swan Lake, with the RNZB’s new production Black Swan, White Swan.   Read more

20 Jun
21 Jun
The Pink Floyd Experience
20 June to 21 June

After 2017’s hugely successful Animals tour, which featured three entire albums, The Pink Floyd Experience returns to New Zealand and Australia in 2019 with an exciting new show. Presented by: In The Flesh Productions  Read more

The legacy tour - Kelvin and TJ
02 July

What happens when you mix two international superstar mediums together on one stage!  Read more

18 July

Mātauranga, by Wellington-based Michael Norris, was commissioned as part of the NZSO Cook’s Landfall Series to mark 250 years since the first encounters between Maori and Europeans.   Read more

Postmodern Jukebox
11 October

Following their sold-out Tauranga debut in 2018, Postmodern Jukebox will return to Baycourt in October 2019.   Read more

Te Māpouriki
22 October

Guided by German-Japanese conductor Jun Märkl, this concert features NZ composer Kenneth Young’s work Te Mapouriki plus music by Mozart, Strauss, Mendelssohn, and Schumann.  Read more