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CANCELLED: Orchestras Central Trust presents OCT Ensemble in ‘Orchestra by the Sea’ and ‘Orchestra on Tour’

October 25, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm



Orchestras Central Trust presents OCT Ensemble in ‘Orchestra by the Sea’ and ‘Orchestra on Tour’

Take a moment out of your Labour Weekend to enjoy Orchestras Centrals’ professional orchestra OCT Ensemble on tour, in your very own community.

Featuring music by Handel and Mozart with outstanding young tenor, Aidan Phillips and members of the ensemble as soloists. Not often do you get to see two of New Zealand’s top bassoonists performing together as soloists – the programme includes the virtuosic Vanhal Concerto for two bassoons. The evocative Waipoua for Clarinet and Strings by distinguished New Zealand composer Gareth Farr is performed by Justus Rozemond and enjoy the well-known Oblivion by Piazzolla performed on the marimba by exponent Yoshiko Tsuruta.

Now more than ever before, help support the arts to survive and thrive. Come and hear these professional New Zealand musicians perform an hour of easy listening classical music right on your doorstep.



RAGLAN: Orchestra by the Sea 7.00pm Sunday 24 October 2021, Raglan Town Hall
PUTARURU: Orchestra on Tour 2.30pm Monday 25 October 2021, Putaruru Plaza, 50 Kensington Street

For further information please visit: www.orchestras.org.nz

Orchestras Central delivers fantastic orchestral music experiences in the Waikato. We are passionate about creating a vibrant and joyful orchestral scene for our community.

There’s ‘more than meets the ear’ to us – we deliver the best performances, grow player participation and encourage community engagement through our concerts, programmes, and education initiatives. We are a registered charitable trust with a board of highly experienced trustees. The office has a remunerated team of four who, along with our Music Directors and conductors, support over 300 musicians, both voluntary (unauditioned) and contracted professionals, and deliver more than 30 events each year in the Waikato region.

Our orchestras are the Trust Waikato Symphony (our community orchestra), Rusty Players (just like it sounds!), YOW (Youth Orchestra Waikato) and a professional ensemble.

We have strategic relationships with Trust Waikato, Creative New Zealand and WEL Energy Trust and a family of sponsors that includes the University of Waikato, the Gallagher Trust and a number of generous individuals. We would not exist were it not for the incredible support of our funders and donors and through generous provisions of services and skills. We are also incredibly grateful for the ongoing support and enthusiasm of the group of passionate volunteers who work behind the scenes.

More than 10,000 people enjoyed listening to our orchestras last year!

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October 25, 2021
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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The Plaza Putaruru
50 Kensington Street
Putaruru, 07 883 8596 3411 New Zealand
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