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Four seasons in one evening

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 4:07 pm | Orpheus Choir

A Wellington spring day can swing from roaring gale through to glorious sunshine in a matter of hours. So the power and impact of nature is especially fitting as a theme for the next Orpheus Choir concert (Saturday 12 November, 7.30pm at Wellington ... More >>

Orpheus Choir: Cloudburst Concert, Wellington Cathedral

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 10:17 am | Orpheus Choir

The power and majesty of nature have influenced composers to create some of the world’s greatest musical works. In November, the Orpheus Choir of Wellington will present Cloudburst , a programme compiled by music director Brent Stewart featuring a beautiful ... More >>

Behold, the sea!

Friday, 29 April 2016, 3:59 pm | Orpheus Choir

Behold, the sea! The sea holds a special significance for all island nations. So it’s ultra-fitting for Wellington that the Orpheus Choir’s upcoming concert features three sea-focused masterpieces. More >>

Orpheus Choir sings “Africa” at Wellington Zoo

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 9:22 am | Orpheus Choir

Singing in Zulu isn’t an everyday occurrence for the Orpheus Choir, but they’re enjoying the challenge. More >>

Colossal Chorale at the Cathedral (Orpheus Choir)

Monday, 27 July 2015, 3:44 pm | Orpheus Choir

The Orpheus Choir is delighted to present two choral masterpieces in one short winter concert: Poulenc’s playful Gloria and Bruckner’s sublime Te Deum. More >>

Orpheus Choir sings epic Mendelssohn masterpiece ELIJAH

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 10:59 am | Orpheus Choir

Wellington’s Orpheus Choir welcomes its new music director, Brent Stewart, with a spectacular staged performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah. More >>

Orpheus Choir Takes to Stage with Mendelssohn Masterpiece

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 11:09 am | Orpheus Choir

Wellington’s Orpheus Choir welcomes its new music director, Brent Stewart, with a spectacular staged performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah. More >>

Orpheus Choir Takes to Stage with Mendelssohn Masterpiece

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 12:29 pm | Orpheus Choir

Wellington’s Orpheus Choir welcomes its new music director, Brent Stewart, with a spectacular staged performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah. More >>

Come and Sing in the Fringe

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 11:23 am | Orpheus Choir

Orpheus Choir is launching its series of concerts this year with a Come and Sing in The Fringe. Anyone who loves to sing is invited to take part with Orpheus members in this day of singing. Favourite choruses from opera and oratorio that we often ... More >>

Dave Dobbyn to pay tribute to Pike 29

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 11:54 am | Orpheus Choir

A concert in Wellington in May this year entitled ‘Dreams Lie Deeper’ will be a tribute to mining communities worldwide and a commemoration of events that have irrevocably changed the course of their lives, with focus on the Pike River Mine ... More >>

Orpheus Choir’s new Music Director takes on busy schedule

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 11:36 am | Orpheus Choir

Mark Dorrell has been appointed the new Music Director of the Orpheus Choir, at an unusually busy time for the Wellington Choir. More >>

Amadeus

Wednesday, 4 October 2006, 9:49 am | Orpheus Choir

A sparkling evening of favourite arias and choruses is being presented by Orpheus Choir on Saturday 25 November at 8pm in Wellington Town Hall to complete Mozart’s 250th anniversary year. More >>

UK Choral Sensation Coming To Wellington

Friday, 28 April 2006, 10:55 am | Orpheus Choir

The Armed Man, a mass for peace by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins, has taken the UK choral scene by storm - it has gained huge attention, admired by choirs and audiences alike. More >>

 

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