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Historic performance of St John Passion for NZ

Friday, 21 March 2014, 4:46 pm | Bach Musica

For the first time ever in New Zealand, Bach Musica’s performance of Bach’s St John Passion on Sunday 30 March 2014 at the Auckland Town Hall will feature two viola d'amores and a viola da gamba to augment our orchestra, as requested by Bach in his ... More >>

Bach Musica Presents: St John Passion

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 1:52 pm | Bach Musica

Bach's St John Passion is a pillar of classical music which has attracted audiences world-wide for many centuries. It is full of drama contrasted by deeply moving melodies and harmonies. Music for the soul! More >>

Bach Christmas Oratorio & Corelli Christmas Concerto

Friday, 8 November 2013, 4:15 pm | Bach Musica

Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio are the world’s favourite Christmas music. Why not hear the latter for a change, it’s simply beautiful! Where else can you hear three triumphant trumpets and 4 oboes? More >>

Mendelssohn St Paul: One of the greatromantic masterpieces

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 10:42 am | Bach Musica

Robert Schumann said ‘St Paul is a work of the purest kind, a work of peace and love’ and during Mendelssohn’s lifetime it was his most popular work. More >>

A Night In Russia

Wednesday, 24 October 2012, 12:15 pm | Bach Musica

Media Release 24 October 2012 A NIGHT IN RUSSIA On Sunday, 4 November, Bach Musica NZ will present A Night in Russia in the Baradene Concert Hall, often praised for its superb acoustics. The concert features a NZ Premiere of Bortniansly’s Litany ... More >>

Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 1:23 pm | Bach Musica

Bach’s mighty St Matthew Passion is his longest and most elaborate work, composed for two choirs, two orchestras, children’s choir and a total of 13(!) vocal soloists. More >>

Bach Musica Presents ‘A French Christmas’

Friday, 28 October 2011, 12:16 pm | Bach Musica

First performed in the Salle Herz in Paris in 1854, L’Enfance du Christ (the childhood of Christ) by romantic French composer Berlioz is a dramatic and thrilling experience. Bach Musica NZ’s ‘A French Christmas’ performance of this popular piece, will ... More >>


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