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Faure, Finzi and Festive Favourites

When:

  • Sun 29 Nov, 2:30pm

Where:

Turner Centre, 43 Cobham Rd, Kerikeri

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • adult: $30.00
  • 18 and under: $12.00
  • Buy Tickets – 0508 484253

After nearly a year with no concerts, the Bay of Island Singers are finally able to get back on stage to present their end of year concert. The optimistic and tranquil setting of Fauré’s Requiem is followed by works with both celebratory and Christmassy themes by Haydn, Handel, Holst, Adam and Finzi. The choir is joined by a line-up of top soloists with guest orchestra directed by John Jackets

With:

Soprano – Elizabeth Mandeno
Tenor – Michael Burch
Baritone – Jarvis Dams
Guest Orchestra led by Emily Allen
Organ – Michael Bell
Conductor – John Jackets

Programme includes:

- Fauré Requiem
- Haydn Te Deum
- Finzi In Terra Pax – Christmas Scene
- Holst Christmas Day
- Adam O Holy Night
- Handel Zadok the priest

The first half of the programme is a performance of the ever-popular Fauré Requiem, noted for its underlying sense of hope, serenity and peace.

The second half opens with Haydn’s popular setting of the Te Deum followed by music with a Christmas theme: GerardFinzi’sevocative In Terra Pax – Christmas Scene written in 1956 followed by a setting of Christmas Carols by Gustav Holst, the all-time favourite O Holy Night and ending with that up-lifting Coronation Anthem by Handel – Zadok the Priest

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