Concerts

The 2020 Concert Season


Celebrate Peace 

Saturday 1 August 7:30 pm
Knox Church

DAVID BURCHELL, conductor
SOLOISTS: Caroline Burchell (soprano), Scott Bezett (baritone)
DUNEDIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

City Choir Dunedin presents a programme of choral music to celebrate peace. Whether it's peace of mind or universal peace you're after, it begins here with the ever-popular Faure Requiem and contemporary works by Peteris Vasks: Dona nobis pacem, Ola Gjeilo: Song of the Universal, and Christopher Marshall: Pastorale. "Peace is liberty in tranquility" said Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC), one of Rome's greatest philosophers.



Ode to Joy 

Saturday 22 August 7:30 pm
Dunedin Town Hall
Presented by Dunedin Symphony Orchestra

SIMON OVER, conductor
SOLOISTS: Anna Leese (soprano), Kate Webber (alto), Jonathan Lemalu (bass), tenor tba
CITY CHOIR DUNEDIN

Regarded by some as one of the supreme achievements in the history of Western music, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Ode to Joy, is also one of the most performed symphonies in the world. Based on Schiller's 'Ode to Joy', it finishes with a celebration of the unity of humankind, a theme still topical today.



Magnificent Christmas 

Saturday 28 November 7:30 pm
Dunedin Town Hall

DAVID BURCHELL, conductor
SOLOISTS
DUNEDIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

City Choir Dunedin presents a programme of choral music for the Christmas season. The programme will include Bach's Magnificat, Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols, and other Christmas-themed works to inspire and bring joy.



Christmas Carols @ Otago Museum

December (date to be announced)
Otago Museum

DAVID BURCHELL, conductor
MARK ANDERSON, assistant conductor
CITY CHOIR DUNEDIN

City Choir Dunedin will delight you with an hour-long programme of Christmas music at the Otago Museum. This event is free!
Accompanists: Roland Storm and David Burchell