Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Triple C is Unifying Singers In the Capital

MEDIA RELEASE
August 7, 2018

Headline: Triple C is Unifying Singers In the Capital

Wellington is choir mad, in a good way.

A new concert brings four choirs together in a celebration of great choral and ensemble singing.

More than 150 singers of all ages are converging on the Opera House stage for the Triple C Concert on September 9th.

Hosted by the award-winning New Zealand Youth Choir, the choirs will sing some of their own songs, some together with another choir, and a couple of big whoppers will all singers on stage together.

Taking part are the Wellington Youth Choir, FilCoro, and Wellington Young Voices.

They’ll perform David Hamilton’s Dance-Song to the Creator with double piano and percussion with everyone on stage in a spectacular grand finale.

Nine-year-old Neve Herrmann has been rehearsing for the performance with her choir, Wellington Young Voices.

“We’ll be singing with the New Zealand Youth Choir, I can’t wait,” she says.

The inaugural Triple C concert is also a showcase for the national youth choir who’ll sing a substantial programme.

Led by music director David Squire they’ll present a wide range of music from today and the past, New Zealand and around the world. The New Zealand Youth Choir’s set includes Flame - Ben Parry, Aurora luci rutilat – Orlande de Lassus, Brahms’ Four Quartets, Through coiled stillness – Leonie Holmes and the waiata Waerenga-a-Hika that has brought so much recognition for the choir on their international and national tours.

A post-concert Q & A session will be covering topics like joining a choir near you, or getting your kids into a choir, and audience feedback.

For interviews please contact publicist Penny Miles, 021 644 800.

Photo caption: Garth Norman (New Zealand Youth Choir), Rowel Botuyan (FilCoro), Tahlia Griffis (Wellington Youth Choir), Christine Argyle, (conductor Wellington Young Voices), Neve Herrmann, (Wellington Youth Voices)

Triple C Concert
When: Sunday 9 September 2018, 3pm
Where: The Opera House, Wellington
Tickets: $10,$15 and $25*

/ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Howard Davis Review: Reclaiming The N-Word - Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman

Black resistance to institutional racism in the US has a long, tangled, and traumatic intellectual history. Although we may have assumed much too easily that white supremacists like David Duke had become marginalised as a political force, in reality they never really disappeared ... More>>

Howard Davis Review: The Minstrel in The Gallery - Sam Hunt's Selected Poems

Perhaps the most striking aspect of Sam Hunt's poetry is its quality of urgent authenticity. Encountering this latest compilation, the reader is immediately struck by its easy accessibility, tonal sincerity, and lack of linguistic pretension ... More>>

A Matter Of Fact: Truth In A Post-Truth World

How do we convincingly explain the difference between good information and misinformation? And conversely, how do we challenge our own pre-conceived notions of what we believe to be true? More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: The Road To Unfreedom

Valerie Morse: Yale professor of history Tim Snyder publishes a stunning account of the mechanisms of contemporary Russian power in US and European politics. In telling this story he presents both startling alarms for our own society and some mechanisms of resistance. More>>

ALSO:

Doing Our Bit: An Insider's Account Of New Zealand Political Campaigning

In 2013, Murdoch Stephens began a campaign to double New Zealand’s refugee quota. Over the next five years he built the campaign into a mainstream national movement – one that contributed to the first growth in New Zealand’s refugee quota in thirty years. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland