2021 Concerts

2021 Concert Series Programmes
PASSIONATE – Sunday 21 March, 2021 at 2.30pm

Conductor           Timothy Carpenter

Soloist                   Hamilton Civic Choir 

Bach                      St Matthew Passion BWV244

RACH 2 – Sunday 16 May, 2021 at 2.30pm

Conductor           Beth Cohen

Soloist                   Somi Kim

Fauré                    Pelléas et Mélisande Suite Op 80

Rachmaninoff    Piano Concerto No 2 Op 18 in C minor

Copland               Appalachian Spring

THE EMPEROR – Sunday 25 July, 2021 at 2.30pm

Conductor                           Michael Joel

Soloist                                   Diedre Irons 

Leonie Holmes                  Prelude for Strings

Beethoven                         Piano Concerto No 5 Op 73 in E flat “Emperor”

Beethoven                         Symphony No 3 Op 55 in E flat “Eroica”  

RISING STARS – Sunday 15 August, 2021 at 2.30pm

Conductor           Michael Joel

Soloist                   Students from the Classical Voice Department, University of Auckland 

Join us for an afternoon of arias, duets and ensembles presented by the very talented Classical Voice Students of Auckland University.  Full details will be listed closer to the concert.

 A FRENCH AFTERNOON – Sunday 12 September, 2021 at 2.30pm

Conductor           Brent Stewart

Soloist                   Andrew Beer

Debussy               Prélude à “l’après-midi d’un faune”

Saint-Saëns        Havanaise Op 83

Wieniawski         Violin Concerto No 2 Op 22 in D minor

Debussy               Nocturnes (revised version) 

THE LATE ROMANTICS – Sunday 17 October, 2021 at 2.30pm

Conductor           Vincent Hardaker

Soloist                   Ashley Brown

Kenneth Young    Douce Tristesse

Lalo                        Cello Concerto in D minor

Brahms                 Symphony No 2 Op 73 in D