Sunday November 29th at 2.30pm
Bay of Islands Singers
Soprano – Elizabeth Mandeno
Tenor – Michael Burch
Baritone – Jarvis Dams
Guest Orchestra led by Emily Allen
Organ – Michael Bell
Conductor – John Jackets
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: Gerard Finzi’s evocative 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
Elizabeth Mandeno has an MA in Advanced Vocal Technique from the Wales International Academy of Voice where she studied with Dennis O’Neill and Nuccia Focile. Elizabeth won the Dame Malvina Major Foundation First Prize at the New Zealand Aria in 2019.
Jarvis Dams was the 2017 Winner of the Dame Malvina Major Foundation first prize at the prestigious New Zealand Arias Competition and winner of the Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship for 2018. Well-known Kerikeri tenor
Michael Burch makes a welcome return to complete the trio
Running Time – 2 x 50 minutes with a 20 minute interval
Due to the changing Alert Levels and audience restrictions the event organisers have decided to release two ticket types. The first ticket types "ADULT" and "CHILD" are valid for audiences up to 100. This ticketing type has sold out.
The Second-Release tickets are valid for audience restrictions above 100 people. Should the alert levels change, and audience capacity get restricted, all "Second-Release tickets" will be deemed invalid and will be refunded.