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Donald Armstrong

Donald Armstrong is Associate Concertmaster of the NZSO. He was formerly Principal Second Violin of the Tivoli Sinfoniorkester in Denmark and Co-Concertmaster of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice in France. He performs regularly in New Zealand with his own chamber group, the “Amici Ensemble” and has taught as an artist teacher at the New Zealand School of Music.
Donald Armstrong was Music Director of the NZ Chamber Orchestra since its inception in 1987 until 2005. His incisive leadership was a major force in creating the dynamic and exciting style of the NZCO heard both in live concert and on its many commercial recordings.
Donald is interested in preserving and advancing New Zealand’s musical heritage. As a violinist, teacher, conductor and mentor he encourages young instrumentalists while continuing his quest for the wild, wacky and wonderful in music. He plays a violin by Nicolo Gagliano of 1754.
Monday, January 20

9:15am NZDT

9:30am NZDT

10:30am NZDT

11:00am NZDT

11:30am NZDT

1:30pm NZDT

3:30pm NZDT

Tuesday, January 21

9:20am NZDT

10:10am NZDT

10:50am NZDT

11:30am NZDT

2:00pm NZDT

2:30pm NZDT

Wednesday, January 22

10:00am NZDT

1:00pm NZDT

1:30pm NZDT

Thursday, January 23

11:30am NZDT

12:15pm NZDT

2:00pm NZDT

Friday, January 24

1:30pm NZDT

6:00pm NZDT