Blue Planet II Live in Concert will take you on a fantastical journey from icy polar seas to pulsating coral reefs, from the luminous deep sea to enormous kelp forests.
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) is all set for a season filled with joyous music and passionate performances. It's a season to celebrate, with 2020 marking APO's 40th birthday and 250 years of one of the most significant and influential composers in history - Beethoven.
APO's 2020 season will feature great classics, take you behind the scenes of some of the world's greatest works, and instill a love for orchestral music in their littlest audience members with fun family friendly performances.
Below, we've picked out our top 10 events from this years line-up. For the full 2020 season brochure, click here
Join the APO at home in the magnificent Auckland Town Hall for a wonderful birthday celebration.
A new work from Dame Gillian Whitehead is something to look forward to, and it being a showpiece created especially for APO Concertmaster Andrew Beer is very exciting. As is the return of Gemma New, one of New Zealand’s most...
In light of the Covid-19 developments, this event will now be livestreamed only. The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra joins the worldwide celebrations making Beethoven's 250th birthday in 2020 with a series of concerts and events
At once monumental and intimate, Brahms’ concerto needs a violinist of Olympian stamina who can also play what’s essentially chamber music with the orchestra, and Benjamin Beilman is such a musician.
Join Moe & Friends alongside the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra as they explore each section of the orchestra and how it works.
In this suite from Peter Grimes, the sea washes into the concert hall. A bleak grey dawn; a bright morning, sunlight sparkling off the waves; a warm night, the moon over calm water; a ferocious storm. Britten paints the ocean...
This story of an outsider destroyed by his community is told by one of the great musical dramatists of the century. Against a backdrop of extraordinarily evocative sea music, and a vividly sharp portrait of the villagers, Britten draws the...
Join everyone’s favourite dynamic duo for this interactive concert experience featuring specially created animations, alongside live orchestral accompaniment and escapades from the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and presenter Matthew Sharp.
Kick back and enjoy a free screening of John Hughes’ 1990 Christmas Classic Home Alone at Aotea Square’s Outdoor Cinema, on the Auckland Live Digital Stage. Come early to secure your spot, bring a picnic mat, and have a bite to eat.