Concerts

The 2022 Concert Season

Celebrating Matariki - Whakanuia Matariki
Saturday 2 July, 7:30 pm
Dunedin Town Hall
Presented by Dunedin Symphony Orchestra

The women of City Choir Dunedin joined the orchestra on stage for 'Neptune' from Holst's The Planets.


Concert for Ukraine
Sunday 17 July, 4:30 pm
Dunedin Town Hall
Presented by City Choir Dunedin

This Ukraine benefit concert included the Cellists of Otago, Café Operana and other artists, together with City Choir Dunedin and the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra, who donated their talent and time for the people of the Ukraine. Red Cross Otago deposited over $16,000 towards the Red Cross in Ukraine.


Mozart's Monster Mash
Saturday 30 July 7:00 pm
Dunedin Town Hall
Presented by Dunedin Symphony Orchestra

The DSO and City Choir Dunedin were joined by musicians and singers of all ages and skill levels in a community play-in concert – 'Mozart's Monster Mash'. 


Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle 
Sunday 28 August 2:30 pm
Knox Church
Presented by City Choir Dunedin

DAVID BURCHELL, conductor
SOLOISTS: Rebecca Ryan (soprano), Claire Barton (alto), Jared Holt (tenor), Federico Freschi (bass)
MUSICIANS: John van Buskirk (piano), Sandra Crawshaw (piano), Ron Newton (harmonium)

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) referred to his Petite Messe Solennelle as the 'last mortal sin of my old age'.  This magnificent masterpiece of whimsy and joy is neither small, nor solemn!


Mozart Requiem
Saturday 26 November, 7:30 pm
Knox Church
Presented by City Choir Dunedin

DAVID BURCHELL, conductor 
SOLOISTS: Caroline Burchell (soprano), Claire Barton (mezzo), Scott Bezett (tenor) and Edward Smith (bass)
CITY CHOIR DUNEDIN 
DUNEDIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Mozart’s masterful Requiem is a favourite choral work and one of the most frequently performed treasures from the classical repertoire. This is Mozart at his best. The companion work on the programme will be the American contemporary composer Dan Forrest’s the breath of life.


Christmas Carols @ Otago Museum
Sunday 18 December, 2:00 pm
Otago Museum

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

Hear Christmas music for the festive season. Come along to this free performance of about an hour long (koha appreciated).