NZSO: Schumann & Barber

Make sure you’ve got a hanky at the ready for the NZSO: Schumann & Barber at the Isaac Theatre Royal on June 21; the programme features some of the most emotionally stirring music ever put to paper.

Joined by world-class German cellist Daniel Müller-Schott (and his 290-year-old cello, pictured) for Schumann’s Cello Concerto in A minor, the orchestra also takes on Brahms’ appropriately-named Tragic Overture and Samuel Barber’s renowned Adagio For Strings, a haunting, melancholy piece that has been played to mark the deaths of Princess Diana, JFK, and the victims of the 9/11 attacks.

Barber’s own Symphony No. 1 rounds out a concert of profound emotion that seems unlikely to leave a dry eye in the house.

Newsletter Facebook Instagram

We know, pop ups suck!

But this one could totally save your (social) life!

Rock Christchurch and arm yourself with all the latest news and drops as they happen: follow us on Facebook and Instagram and sign up to our Newsletter of Awesome! It'll hook you up AND get rid of this annoying pop up – now that's a sweet win/win!

Signup here

Age Range