2019 Concert Season

Concert One

Sunday 7 Apr 2019 at 5pm – Auckland Town Hall

$30-$70 (Children/students from $15) [Service fees will also apply]

Bach B Minor Mass Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus & Agnus Dei

The greatest choral masterpiece: Experience one of the Baroque period’s most celebrated choral masterpieces conducted by international conductor and Baroque expert Rita Paczian.

Rita Paczian Conductor Elizabeth Mandeno Soprano Catrin Johnsson Alto Andrew Grennon Tenor James Harrison BassTickets online from Ticketmaster/Auckland Live

Concert Two

Sunday 26 May 2019 at 5pm – Auckland Town Hall

Pre-concert talk with composer Andrew Perkins is 5pm – 5.20pm.

Concert begins at 5:30pm (note change from originally published 5pm start time).

$30-$70 (Children/students from $15) [Service fees will also apply]

We are pleased to offer discounts and a number of complimentary tickets for secondary schools, youth and environmental organizations. Please contact us for further details.

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2

Andrew Perkins Excerpts from Musical The Birds (World premiere)

Witness the world premiere of the NZ composition “The Birds” and hear the stunning young winner of last year’s Wallace National Junior Piano Competition!

Rita Paczian Conductor Ashani Waidyatillake Piano Jessica Wells Mezzo Soprano Dilys Fong Mezzo Soprano Harry Grigg Tenor Angus Simmons Baritone Andrew Perkins Narrator: NarratorTickets online from Auckland Live and Ticketmaster

Concert Three

Sunday 29 September 2019 at 5pm – Auckland Town Hall

$30-$70 (Children/students from $15) [Service fees will also apply]

Hummel Trumpet Concerto

Mendelssohn Hear My Prayer

Mendelssohn Verleih uns Frieden

Mendelssohn Psalm 42 Wie der Hirsch schreit

German Romantic Treasures: A true feast for German Romantic music lovers. Trumpet splendour contrasted with beautiful melodies and expressive harmonies. A real gem not to be missed!

Rita Paczian Conductor Huw Dann Trumpet Stephanie Acraman SopranoTickets online from Auckland Live and Ticketmaster

Concert Four

Sunday 1 December 2019 at 5pm – Auckland Town Hall

$30-$70 (Children/students from $15) [Service fees will also apply]

Vivaldi Gloria

Bach Concerto for Oboe and Violin

Dvorak Te Deum and Slavic Dance No. 2

Wagner Song to the Evening Star

Baroque Treasures & Romantic Fanfare: true classical highlights, thanks to their huge popularity all over the world. Live they are even better!

Rita Paczian Conductor Morag Atchison Soprano Emma Roxburgh Soprano Kate Spence Alto Martin Snell Bass Yanghe Yu Violin Alison Dunlop Oboe