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30/08/2018

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Recent Concerts

2018

Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ and Haydn’s ‘Nelson Mass’, Sunday 12 August 2018 at Crossroads Methodist Church, Papakura, conducted by Jono Dunlop.

Poulenc's 'Gloria' and Mozart's 'Mass in C minor', Sunday 29 April 2018 at Crossroads Methodist Church, Papakura, conducted by Jono Dunlop.


2017

Handel's 'Messiah', Sunday 26 November 2017 at Crossroads Methodist Church, Papakura conducted by Iain Tetley.

Joseph Horowitz's 'Horrortorio' and other Beastly Tales, Tuesday 8 August at Papakura RSA conducted by Mark Rosser.

Andrew Carter's 'Benedicite' and John Rutter's 'Requiem', Sunday 7 May at Hawkins Theatre, Papakura conducted by Iain Tetley and Saturday 13 May 2017 at Mt Albert Methodist Church conducted by Mark Rosser


2016

Mendelssohn’s ‘Elijah’, Sunday 8 and 15 May 2016

Dinner Concert ‘Songs from the Shows’, Tuesday 23 August 2016

‘Christmas Brass & Voices’ with Papakura City Brass, Saturday 26 November 2016


2015

The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins. Three performances with Papakura City Brass accompaniment, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day, conducted by Iain Tetley in the Hawkins Theatre, Papakura.

The Mikado. A concert version of the G&S favourite, conducted by Iain Tetley in the Off Broadway Theatre, Papakura.

"A Country Christmas". A Christmas concert featuring Bach’s Peasant Cantata, David Hamilton’s The Road to Bethlehem and a selection of carols.


2014

Mozart Requiem with organ accompaniment. Conducted by Iain Tetley at Crossroads Church.

"The American Connection". Joint concert in the Hawkins Theatre with Grosse Ile Chorale from Michigan, USA. Conducted by David Hamilton and Dr James Parker.

"A Choral Christmas". Misa Criolla by Ariel Ramirez and excerpts from Bach's Christmas Oratorio. Conducted at Crossroads Church by Iain Tetley.


2013

Handel's Messiah, with organ accompaniment. Conducted by Iain Tetley in the Hawkins Theatre, Papakura.

"Opera Favourites”. A selection of opera choruses, with two performances conducted by Iain Tetley in the Off Broadway Theatre, Papakura.

"A Christmas Celebration" with Papakura City Brass, in the Hawkins Theatre and at St. Columba Church, Botany. Conducted by Iain Tetley and Daniel Wilson.


2012

Brahms Requiem conducted by Mark Rosser. South Auckland Choral Society combined with the Mt Albert Methodist Choir for two performances, at Crossroads Church and Mt Albert Methodist Church.

"The Olympics Curtain Call”. Show music conducted by Mark Rosser at the Papakura RSA.

"Christmas Voices”. A series of Christmas items including Mendelssohn's "Vom Himmel Hoch" and music by David Hamilton, performed with guest choir, St Mary's Schola. Conducted by David Hamilton.


2011

"Mozart, the Great”. South Auckland Choral Society and Franklin Community Choir combined to perform music by Mozart including the "Great" Mass in C Minor. Conducted by John Rosser in the Hawkins Theatre, Papakura.

“An afternoon with Rossini”. Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle conducted at Crossroads Church by Iain Tetley.

"Christmas Brass & Voices”. A Christmas concert with Papakura City Brass, conducted by Myra Smith and Ian Levien.


2010

"In Praise of Music”. Purcell's Welcome to all the pleasures , Handel's Ode on St Cecilia's Day and David Hamilton's And Music's Power Obey. Conducted by Peter Watts.

"Showtime!” Songs from the shows, conducted at the Papakura RSA by Iain Tetley.

"The Wonder of Christmas”. A Christmas concert featuring Saint-Saëns’ Christmas Oratorio and David Hamilton's The Road to Christmas. Conducted by David Hamilton.


2009

Handel's "Messiah", conducted by John Rosser.

"Feathers & Thyme”. A variety concert, conducted by Neil Guyan.

“Magnificat!” A concert featuring the Vivaldi Magnificat and John Rutter Magnificat, conducted by Mark Rosser.


2008

Fauré's Requiem and The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins, conducted by Iain Tetley and performed in the Auckland Town Hall with the Franklin Community Choir and Sing Waiheke, with soloists and the St Matthew's Chamber Orchestra.

"Pom-tiddledy-Pom”. A light-hearted programme of English songs conducted by Mark Rosser.

"Sounds like Christmas”. A programme of Christmas music performed in association with Papakura City Brass, conducted by Myra Smith and Ian Levien.


2007

"A Night at the Opera" conducted by John Rosser.

“Joy and Reflection”. A concert featuring the contrasting styles of the Vivaldi Gloria and the Duruflé Requiem, conducted by Iain Tetley.

Christmas music including Christmas Crackers, a commissioned work composed and conducted by David Hamilton.


2006

Christmas music including Christmas Crackers, a commissioned work composed and conducted by David Hamilton.

Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana conducted by Iain Tetley, in the two pianos and percussion accompaniment version.

"Twas the Night Before Christmas”. A Christmas concert devised and conducted by Myra Smith.