23days until Our Next Concert on Saturday 23rd August 2014 at 2:30pm.
Our Next Concert :
Knights and Dragons
Kapiti Chorale's Legendary Tales
The Kapiti Chorale's next concert will showcase modern compositions of
medieval themes. The interesting contrast between the two main works is
guaranteed to engage the audience. Whilst Edward Elgar's The Black
Knight tells the story of a sinister stranger intruding into a king's court,
John Rutter's The Reluctant Dragon is based on the delightful children's
tale involving a boy, a poetry-loving dragon and St. George. Whether bouyant
and entertaining or mysterious and ominous, the music expertly conveys the
These two works will be complemented by numerous smaller "in theme" pieces,
with compositions as diverse as a Double Trouble by John Williams (from
the Harry Potter series) and songs by Henry Purcell, amongst others.
The audience is sure to enjoy this varied, interesting and entertaining
The choir will be joined by the young and talented soloists, soprano
Katherine McIndoe, tenor William McElwee and baritone Justin Pearce.
Accompanists are organist Douglas Mews and pianist Ellen Barrett.
The conductor is Eric Sidoti, Music Director of the Kapiti Chorale
Saturday, 23 August at 2.30pm in St Paul’s Church, Kapiti Rd,
Entry Price: Adults - $25, Students - $10
Tickets are available from Take Note in Waikanae, Moby Dickens' Books in
Paraparaumu Beach, or from any choir member.