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


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...

Beethoven 250

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

Last updated: 12 June 2020