The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra starts their North Island wide tour with classical pieces that you will know.
The tour starts in Hamilton tonight before moving onto Auckland, Kerikeri, Tauranga, Taupo, Napier, Palmerston North, Wellington and Blenheim.
It features works from Rossini, Brahms, Haydn and Prokofiev and is conducted by Hamish McKeich.
David Morris spoke to Assistant Sub-Principal Cello Emeritus and longtime NZSO member Brigid O'Meeghan about the tour and the familiar music.
Have a listen before seeing the NZSO on tour.
Rossini Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
Haydn Symphony No. 104 in D major, Hob. 1/104 London
Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 25 Classical Symphony
Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a