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Inspire Partnership Programme

Haydn Staples Piano Programme

Bringing world-class opportunities to our emerging pianists. This programme provides an incomparable opportunity for young pianists to learn from the very best in the world. The APO’s visiting artists engage directly with the participants via masterclasses, mentoring and open rehearsals, providing both advice and inspiration for these talented young performers.

MASTERCLASSES AND OPEN REHEARSALS WITH PIANO SOLOISTS

10am, Thursday 30 March

The New Zealand Herald Premier Series:

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

10am, Thursday 11 May

Newstalk ZB Series: Pushing Boundaries

10am, Thursday 1 June

The New Zealand Herald Premier Series:

Mountain King

7.30pm, Wednesday 12 July

The Trusts Community Foundation Opera in

Concert: Manon Lescaut

10am, Tuesday 8 August

The New Zealand Herald Premier Series:

The New World

10am, Thursday 28 September

The New Zealand Herald Premier Series:

German Masters

PIANO SCHOLAR

Each year, one young pianist of outstanding potential is chosen as the Haydn Staples Piano Scholar. In 2017, the Scholar will participate regularly in masterclasses, receive complimentary tickets to APO concerts and perform as part of various APO events, including a performance as soloist with the full orchestra. The Piano Scholar is selected in conjunction with the piano teaching team and Head of School at the University of Auckland School of Music.

RÖNISCH AUCKLAND SECONDARY SCHOOLS PIANO COMPETITION

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 October

Raye Freedman Arts Centre

A unique competition in which secondary school pianists represent their schools. The competition provides important performance opportunities as well as tuition scholarships.

Generously supported by Haydn Staples and Lynley Stewart.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 15 September

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