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Young@Heart2: Renewal 

(combined concert with Youth Philharmonic Tauranga)

Saturday 29 June, 3pm, Holy Trinity Church, Devonport Road, Tauranga

Conductor: William McElwee

On Matariki weekend, we join forces with the Youth Philharmonic Tauranga to present a combined concert. Each orchestra will perform by itself and we will then combine both orchestras for the last portion of the concert. Featuring a mix of music by Stravinsky, Borodin, Shostakovich, John Williams and more!

Tickets: Adults $15* (Booking fees may apply), 18 and under free (no ticket required). Available online from eventfinda and at local iSites. Door sales available.


Strings Attached

Saturday 24 August 2024, 7.30pm, St. Peter’s at the Mount
Sunday 25 August 2024, 3pm, Rotorua

Violin soloist/conductor: Martin Riseley

The Bay of Plenty Symphonia String Players present a concert of string music, featuring:

  • Grieg – Holberg Suite
  • Vivaldi – ‘Winter’ from Four Seasons
  • Tchaikovsky – Serenade for Stings

Schubert and Oboe

Sunday 24 November 2024, 3pm, Holy Trinity Church, Devonport Road, Tauranga

Conductor: William McElwee


  • Mendelssohn – Hebrides overture
  • Strauss – Oboe concerto (soloist: Bede Hanley)
  • Barber – Adagio for strings
  • Schubert – Symphony No.3