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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert comes to New Zealand in 2019! This classic film will be accompanied by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich, bringing John Williams’ Oscar-winning score to life.

Performances are in late April/early May – check the above link for details.

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The Music of ComicCon

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra presents The Music of Comic Con in Auckland on 27 July. A celebration of the popular pop culture gathering Comic Con, the concert will include Ramin Djawadi’s unforgettable theme to worldwide TV hit Game of Thrones, John William’s iconic Imperial March from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Alexander Courage’s classic theme to Star Trek: The Original Series, and more.

See and hear the national orchestra perform video game classics, including Super Mario Bros Theme, The Legend of Zelda and Sonic Hedgehog, along with music from some of the today’s biggest-selling video games – Grand Theft Auto, Assassins Creed and Uncharted. The concert will also feature music from Titanfall 2, which the NZSO recorded for the hit game.

Other great movie music will include James Horner’s Aliens Suite No. 1, Danny Elfman’s Music from Spider-Man, David Arnold’s Stargate: Suite 1994 and Jerry Goldsmith’s Star Trek: The Motion Picture Main Theme.

This is the largest selection of film, television and video game music the NZSO has ever performed in one concert, live on stage at Auckland Town Hall.

New SciFi N Synths Show

SciFi N Synths is described as Science Fiction and Synthesized Music from Wellington NZ; The perfect equation for fantastic fantasies. They have broadcast another show, this time featuring a Retrospectives on THE WALKING DEAD and the slightly more cute RATCHET AND CLANK.

You can download this show as a podcast from their facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Scifinsynths/280941558617842.