In this opening 'Gala' concert for the year, the CSO under the baton of Sir William Southgate begin celebrating their 50th anniversary by commissioning an overture from the person who founded the orchestra!
"John Ritchie":/contributor/composer/1083 's new Overture will set the scene for a celebratory year.
Lilburn's Overture: Aotearoa will follow along with Tchaikovsky's D Major Violin Concerto (soloist Michael Dauth) and Holst's The Planets which will feature a new video into which will be woven live images from deep space from Lake Tekapo's Mt John Observatory.
February 23, 2008 8:00PM
Douglas Lilburn Auditorium