Event Details

Pathetique – Tchaikovsky and Dvorak

Friday 26 May

Family Friendly


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Friday 26 May 7:30pm


Baycourt Addison Theatre


Presented by: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Darrell Ang - Conductor
Narek Hakhnazaryan - Cello

DVORÁK - Cello Concerto in B minor 
TCHAIKOVSKY - Symphony No.6 in B minor, Pathétique

David Grahame Taylor’s Embiosis is a stunning exploration of string sonorities and harmonies folded upon harmonies. Winner of the Orchestra Choice Award at the 2013 New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Todd Young Composer Awards, Taylor is a rising star of mesmerising talent.

Luxurious string textures also mark the works of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Antonín Dvorák. Tchaikovsky’s stupendous Symphony No. 6 – the Pathétique contains all the unbridled rage, melancholy and if you expect from the Russian master while Dvorák’s Cello Concerto in B minor is a richly melodic drama.

Soloist Narek Hakhnazaryan is rightly celebrated for his ‘blazing virtuosity’ on the cello. Winner of the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition, he brings all his extraordinary skills to perform once more with the NZSO in this stunning concerto.

Conductor of the NZSO’s 2016 Grammy-nominated recording of Zhou Long works, Singaporean Maestro Darrell Ang leads h this programme of supreme string colours and heartbreaking melody.


Reserved Seating

A Reserve
Adult: $64.00   
Concession (65+): $52.70   
Children (18 Years or Under): $35.00 

B Reserve
Adult: $50.00   
Concession (65+): $42.50  
Children (18 Years or Under): $15.00

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