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Watch the film of the première of Anthony Ritchie's Gallipoli to the Somme from 1 October 2016, featuring Anna Leese, Martin Snell, City Choir Dunedin, Southern Youth Choir, Dunedin Symphony Orchestra, with conductor Simon Over and solo violinist, Tessa Petersen. Film production by SOUNZ, Chris Watson and RNZ Concert.


Christopher Marshall's For What Can be More Beautiful? Into the Garden commissioned and premièred by City Choir Dunedin, performed with the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra, 23 March 2013, Knox Church, Dunedin. Conductor: David Burchell. (Photos credit: Ian Thomson)

  



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Jazz Café on Saturday 6 October 2018, Dunedin Town Hall
Photo credit: Carlos Silva

Handel's Messiah on Tuesday 8 December 2015, Dunedin Town Hall
Photo credit: Sean Waller Photography

Sea & Land concert on Saturday 8 August 2015, Knox Church
Photos: John Roxborogh

City Choir Celebrates 150: 1863 to 2013
This video is a slide show of images from the choir's past - there is no sound. (YouTube)

Video Gallery 2007 - two movements from Handel's Messiah recorded by TVNZ for 'Praise Be'

This photo from the archives was taken at a performance of Elijah in the Dunedin Town Hall on 27 August 1947. The conductor is Warwick Braithwaite, and the soloists are (from left): Alf Walmsley (tenor); Miss E Taylor; Dora Drake (soprano); Mary Pratt (contralto); Bryan Drake (bass). The orchestra is the 4YA Concert Orchestra (leader Ethel Wallace), with members of the National Orchestra. The organist is Douglas Palmer.