Northern Lights – November 2021

Sunday 21 November 2021 at Baycourt, 2.30pm 

Conducted by Justus Rozemond with internationally renowned violinist, Martin Riseley.

We wind up the year with some musical highlights representing the cool Northern European landscape and its patriotic composers.

Our Soloist

Top New Zealand violinist Martin Riseley is a graduate of the Juillard School (USA) and completed his Master and Doctorate degrees there too. He has performed with many orchestras as concertmaster and soloist, both in New Zealand and overseas. Having returned to this country, Martin is now Head of Strings at the NZ School of Music at Victoria University, Concertmaster of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, and a prolific recording artist. He performed with BOP Symphonia several years ago and we are honoured and delighted to welcome him back with the wonderful Sibelius concerto.

Martin Riseley


  • Wagner – Forest Murmurs 
  • Sibelius – Violin Concerto
  • Smetana –Šárka
  • Shostakovich– Symphony No 9


Adult $24; Senior $22; 18 and under $2. Service fees apply.

On sale from 11 October via Ticketek and Baycourt Box Office.