Concerts

The 2024 Concert Season
Photo: Ian Thomson December 2023
Bach's St John Passion
Sunday 24 March, 4:00 pm
Dunedin Town Hall

Conductor: David Burchell
Soloists: Iain Tetley, Patrick Shanahan, Caroline Burchell, Maaike Christie-Beekman, Lila Crichton, James Harrison
Dunedin Symphony Orchestra
Presented by City Choir Dunedin

Bach's St John Passion is an immersion into the poignant retelling of the biblical narrative of the Easter story, a musical canvas that captures the essence of faith, drama, and human experience.


Visions of Heaven
Friday 28 June, 5:30 pm
St Paul's Cathedral

Conductor: David Burchell
Organist: Jeremy Woodside
Presented by City Choir Dunedin

This organ and choir concert will celebrate the wonders of Matariki and other stars through contemporary (19th to 21st century) repertoire. The composers include the Latvian, Ēriks Ešenvalds, and New Zealanders Chris Artley and David Hamilton, and others. Tuned wine-glasses will be featured!

The "Visions of Heaven" concert forms part of the New Zealand Organ Association Festival "Rising Stars" at Matariki weekend, Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 June 2024.


Mozart Requiem
Saturday 24 August, 7:30 pm
Dunedin Town Hall
Presented by Dunedin Symphony Orchestra

City Choir Dunedin joins the DSO in a performance of Mozart's well-known Requiem, staged in the Dunedin Town Hall. 

Joyeux Noel 
Friday 6 December, 7:30 pm
Knox Church

Conductor: David Burchell
Dunedin Symphony Orchestra
Presented by City Choir Dunedin

Get into the mood for the festive season with this celebration of Christmas music by French composers Berlioz, Poulenc and De Lalande, as well as popular carols of French origin (e.g., O holy night and Adeste Fideles).