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A String Celebration!

VSO School of Music

at Christ Church Cathedral

  • 12 March

    Tuesday 7:30 pm

    Christ Church Cathedral

    Available Buy Now

Approx. 90 Minute Performance


  • Dvořák
    Symphony no. 9, Op. 95 “From the New World” Finale, Allegro con fuoco (arranged by Harold Birston)
  • Glazunov
    Theme and Variations, Op. 97
  • Graupner
    Entrata per la Musica di Tavola, GWV 468
  • Hans Zimmer
    Themes from Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (arranged by Harold Birston)
  • Haydn
    Cello Concerto no. 1 in C Major
  • Bach
    Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048
  • Various
    Arrangements of Chinese & Celtic traditional music

This concert will be a real celebration of three centuries of string music – from J.S. Bach, to contemporary Celtic! The dynamic North Shore Celtic Ensemble will join the VSO School of Music’s Sinfonietta Advanced String Ensemble for some high-spirited music that draws on Celtic, classical, jazz and folk influences – plus music by Dvořák, Glazunov, Hans Zimmer, and Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C Major.

  • 12 March

    Tuesday 7:30 pm

    Christ Church Cathedral

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