Friday, January 6, 2017

Subscriptions to the 2017 Concert Season are now open

City Choir Dunedin, December 2016 (Photo credit Ian Thomson)
City Choir Dunedin's concerts ensure that our audiences have the same opportunity as others around the world to enjoy choral masterpieces from a wide variety of genres and eras, from classical to contemporary.

We are delighted that the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra will again provide the orchestral accompaniment, and we will bring renowned soloists to share the stage with us.

We offer you the opportunity to support City Choir Dunedin by subscribing to our 2017 concert season. Select your preferred seat at only $120 (incl. GST) for THREE world-class concerts!

The Armed Man

Saturday 1 April 7:30 pm, Dunedin Town Hall

Henryk Górecki: Totus tuus
Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man - A Mass For Peace
The performance will be enhanced by the simultaneous showing of The Armed Man Film

Duruflé Requiem

Saturday 2 September 7:30 pm, Knox Church

Anthony Ritchie: Lullabies
Duruflé: Requiem

Handel's Messiah

Tuesday 12 December 7:30 pm, Dunedin Town Hall

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Monday, December 26, 2016

Carols Live at the Otago Museum

City Choir Dunedin,  24 December 2016  (Photo credit Sean Waller)
City Choir Dunedin presented an hour-long programme of Christmas music at the Otago Museum on Saturday 24 December 2016. An enthusiastic and appreciative audience of about 300 people were there to enjoy the music, some singing along with the traditional carols!

Conductor: David Burchell
Assistant conductor: Mark Anderson
Accompanists: Roland Storm and David Burchell
Soloist: Caroline Burchell

The programme of Christmas music consisted of the following:

Once in Royal David’s City
God rest you merry gentlemen
Ding dong, merrily on high
O little town of Bethlehem
Silent night
For unto us a child is born (from Messiah by Handel)
Coventry carol
There were shepherds → Glory to God (from Messiah by Handel)
While shepherds watched (arr. David Burchell)
Fallt mit danken (from Christmas Oratorio by Bach)
O little one sweet
Chorale No. 23 (from Christmas Oratorio by Bach)
Hark! The herald angels sing
Good King Wenceslas
Deck the halls
We wish you a merry Christmas