Tickets have sold out to the upcoming Synthony - A Generation of Dance Music being held at Auckland’s Town Hall on September 30.
Presented by George FM, Synthony brings together a selection of New Zealand’s biggest DJs and the Auckland Symphony Orchestra for a one-off show, which promises to be one of the most memorable events in Auckland’s entertainment calendar this year.
The 90-piece orchestra will play the biggest dance tracks of the last 30 years, mixed and hosted by General Lee, with live performances from Helen Corry, Laughton Kora and Natalia Sheppard AKA Tali.
Kiwi DJ legends Greg Churchill and Bevan Keys will take to the stage when the ASO finishes, as the party kicks on.
And New Zealanders will have their chance to contribute to the night by voting in theSynthony People’s Choice competition. Voters can choose from four iconic tracks dance tracks - Delerium’s ‘Silence’, Laurent Garnier’s ‘The Man with the Red Face’,Underworld’s ‘Born Slippy’ and Tiesto’s ‘Adagio for Strings’. The winning song will be played by the Orchestra on the night. Voting closes at midday Friday August 18.
With lights, lasers, mapped video and state of the art sound all part of the Synthonyexperience, planning for the one-night extravaganza is a big job, which will be carried out by a skillful behind-the-scenes crew led by the show’s Orchestrator - the highly respectedRyan Yoens, whose credits include work on The Hobbit. The ASO’s legendary Music Director and Conductor, Peter Thomas, will then have the mammoth task of turning the orchestra’s talents to dance music and working alongside some of New Zealand’s most respected electronic artists.