Past performances

Händel Smorgasbord with a dash of Purcell

Saturday 7th August 2021

Händel
See, the conqu'ring hero comes
Clori, mia bella Clori
Sinfonia
overture from Solomon

From Samson: Awake the trumpet's lofty sound / It is not virtue / My faith and truth / Let their celestial concerts all unite

The Coronation Anthems: Zadok the Priest / Let thy hand be strengthened / My heart is inditing / The king shall rejoice

Purcell
Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts
Dido's lament


The GLORY of BRASS

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th May 2021

Joint concert with Kapiti Brass

Rutter: Gloria
Thompson: A Feast of Praise
Nelson: Glory to God
Chilcott: Mura Matsuri
Waggoner: Hodie
Hamilton: Blessing
Grieg: Elegiac Melody No. 2 "Last Spring" (Op. 34)
Barry: Divertimento for Brass mvmt. 2 "Romance"
Roberton: All in the April Evening


Sacred Folk

Sunday 29th November 2020

Rutter
The Sprig of Thyme

Gounod
St. Cecilia Mass (Messe Solennelle de Sainte-Cécile)

Schubert
Der Hochzeitsbraten

Olivia Sheat, soprano
LJ Crichton, tenor
Samuel McKeever, bass
Martin Setchell, organist
Phillip O'Malley, pianist


Feel the Spirit

Friday 29th November & Sunday 1st December 2019

Spirituals of the Deep South

J.W. & J.R. Johnson: Dry Bones (arr. Mark Hayes)
Greg Gilpin: Michael Row That Gospel Boat
Jeffrey LaValley: Revelation 19 (arr. Jack Schrader)

Moses Hogan:

  • Let Us Break Bread Together

  • My Good Lord’s Done Been Here (arr. Rollo Dilworth)

  • Music Down In My Soul

Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho (arr. Mark Hayes)

William Dawson: There is a Balm in Gilead

Harry Burleigh:

  • Music Down In My Soul

  • Ain’t Goin’ to Study War No Mo’

  • Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel

Gwyneth Walker: Were You There?

Chariot! (arr. Philip Kern)

Marc Robinson: Kumbaya
Brazeal Dennard: Hush! Somebody’s Callin’ My Name
Howard Helvey: I Want Jesus To Walk With Me
Linda Twine: Changed My Name: A Spirituals Cantata

Michaela Cadwgan, soprano
Alexandra Woodhouse Appleby, alto
Jamie Young, tenor
Joseph Haddow, bass
Jennifer Scarlet & Phillip O'Malley, accompanists


Baroque to Classical

Sunday 1st September 2019

Bach
Cantata 34: "O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe"

Haydn
Mass 13:
Schöpfungsmesse

Mozart
Exsultate, Jubilate (K. 165)
Ave Verum Corpus (K. 618)

Barbara Paterson, soprano
Linden Loader, alto
Jamie Young, tenor
Joseph Haddow, bass


The Passion and Life Eternal

Sunday 1st September 2019

Fauré
Requiem in D minor, Op. 48

Dubois
The Seven Last Words of Christ

Stroope
Lamentations of Jeremiah

Martin
Even the Heavens Are Weeping

Jonathan Berkahn, organ & piano
Janey Mackenzie, soprano
Jamie Young, tenor
Orene Tiai, baritone


Händel's Messiah with Kāpiti Chorale & friends

Friday 23rd & Sunday 25th November 2018

Nicole Davey, soprano
Ellen Barrett, alto
Jamie Young, tenor
Roger Wilson, bass

Douglas Mews, harpsichord

Jay Hancox, orchestra leader


A banquet of French music

Sunday 19th August 2018

Gounod

Requiem in C (conducted by Ann-Marie Stapp),
Messe Brève No. 7 Aux chapelles,
Sérénade (soprano solo),
O Divine Redeemer

Saint-Saëns
Ave Maria in F major (choir),
Ave Maria in A major (soprano/alto soloists duet)

Fauré
Berceuse (violin solo),
Cantique de Jean Racine

Vincent d’Indy
La
Querelle d’Amour (soprano/tenor soloists with choir)

Boëllman
Toccata from Suite Gothique, Op. 25 (organ solo)

Olivia Sheat, soprano
Alexandra Woodhouse Appleby, alto
Jamie Young, tenor
Joe Haddow, bass

Ann-Marie Stapp, assistant music director

Nigel Williams, organ
Martin Riseley, violin

More previous concerts (that are yet to be formatted) ...

The Prodigal Son

St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu 2.30 pm, Saturday 12 May

The Prodigal Son – Sir Arthur Sullivan

Elgar (Ave Verum, The Wind at Dawn), Stainer (Sevenfold amen, Magnificat/Nunc dimittis in B♭), Stanford (Quick! we have but a second, Jubilate Deo), Parry (Crossing the bar, Jerusalem), Goss (God so loved the world).

Soloists Alexandra Woodhouse Appleby (soprano), Linden Loader (alto), Jamie Young (tenor), William McElwee (bass)

Assistant MD Ann-Marie Stapp

Organ Heather Easton



2017


With Trumpet and Voice - a Celebration of Christmas


Kapiti Chorale and Kapiti Brass Band


St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu. 7.30 pm, Friday 24 and 3pm, Sunday 26 November


Music Directors: Eric Sidoti (Chorale), David Wells (Brass), Ann-Marie Stapp (Chorale Assistant MD)

Organ Heather Easton



Liszt and Schubert en masse


St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu. 2.30 pm, Saturday 19 August

Schubert - Mass No. 2 in G Major

Liszt - Hungarian Coronation Mass

Soloists Olivia Sheat (soprano), Ellen Barrett (mezzo-soprano), John Beaglehole (tenor), Joseph Haddow (bass)

Organ Douglas Mews


German Titans

Ōtaki Memorial Hall. 2.30 pm, Sunday 21 May

Chorale

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, KV 273 (Mozart)

Ave Verum Corpus (Mozart). Conducted by Assistant Music Director, Ann-Marie Stapp.

Veni Sancte Spiritus K 47 (Mozart)

Mass no. 1 in D minor (Bruckner)


Solo pieces

Mir ist so wunderbar (from Fidelio) (Beethoven)

Tremare, empi, tremate, op.116 (Beethoven)

Ach, ich fül's (aria from the Magic Flute) (Mozart)


Soloists Nicole Davey (soprano), Ellen Barrett (contralto), Jamie Young (tenor), Simon Christie (bass)

Orchestra Leader - Jay Hancox.


2016

A Choral Christmas

St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu 2.30pm, 3 December

Chorale

Sleigh Bells, O Holy Night, A Merry Christmas, Noël (with soprano and mezzo-soprano), A Pohutukawa Carol, Look Toward Christmas, Carol our Christmas, Brother Heinrich’s Christmas (with a cast of narrators), Carol of the Bells, In the Bleak Midwinter (with Elisabeth Harris and Joseph Haddow), He Came Here for Me, Christmas Day: Choral Fantasy on Old Carols (with Imogen Thirlwall, Elisabeth Harris and Joseph Haddow), I Wonder as I Wander (with Imogen Thirlwall and Joseph Haddow), He Shall be Called, Ding Dong Merrily on High.

Solos The Virgin’s Slumber Song, Sankta Lucia, Weihnachtsarie

Assistant Music Director

Ann-Marie Stapp

Soloists Imogen Thirlwall (soprano), Elisabeth Harris (mezzo-soprano), Joseph Haddow (baritone)

Organ, Wes Brown. Piano, Ellen Barrett. Oboe, Rodney Ford. Bassoon, Joanne Toon


St Cecilia Mass and other works by Gounod

St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu 2.30pm, 13 August

Chorale National Hymn of the Vatican (Chorale), Ave Verum, Pater Nostra, Send out Thy Light, O Divine Redeemer, Messe solonnelle en L'honneur de Sainte-Cécile

Solos Tota Pulchra Es, Ave Maria, Funeral March of a Marionette, Da Pacem, O Ma Lyre Immortelle

Soloists Janey MacKenzie (soprano), Ellen Barrett (contralto), John Beaglehole (tenor), Derek Miller (bass)

Organ Elizabeth Salmon


Hiawatha – an epic oratorio by Robert Hanson

Paraparaumu College 3pm, 1 May

Soloists

Jamie Young, Imogen Thirlwall, Roger Wilson, Ellen Barrett, Derek Miller, William McElwee, Elisabeth Harris, Brenda Vale, John Strode-Penny

Children's Choir Directed by Bridget O'Shanassy

Orchestral ensemble


2015

Mozart comes to town

Nga Purapura, Otaki 2.30pm, 29 November

Kapiti Chorale and Kapiti Chamber Choir

NZ premiere of Mozart's Requiem completed and edited by Duncan Druce.

Other Mozart gems

Benedictus sit Deus, KV 117 (Chorale), Ave Verum Corpus, KV 618 (combined choirs), Veni Sancte Spiritus, KV 47 (combined choirs), Inter nato mulierum, KV 72 (Chamber Choir), Regina Coeli in C major, KV 276 (Chamber Choir)

Soloists Imogen Thirlwall (soprano), Ruth Reid (contralto), Jamie Young (tenor), Simon Christie (bass)

Organ Jennifer Scarlet

Orchestral ensemble


Elijah, Mendelssohn

St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu 2.30pm, 22 August

Soloists

Simon Christie (Elijah), Jamie Young, Ellen Barrett, Archie Taylor, Germana Nicklin, Linda van Milligan, Shirley Gullery, Martin Haua, Derek Miller, Stuart Grant

Organ Jonathan Berkahn

World War One – Music of the Great War

St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu 2.30pm, 16 May

World War One Medley arranged by Eric Sidoti

Over there, There's a long, long trail, I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier, Keep the home fires burning, It's a long way to Tipperary, Pack up your troubles.

The Christmas Truce –Judith Bingham

World War One composers

I vow to Thee, my country, Gaudeamus, God save the King

New Zealand and Australia

New Zealand's sons, fall in, We'll never forget our boys, Advance Australia Fair, Good old New Zealand, Pokarekare Ana, God defend New Zealand.

Soloists Olivia Sheat (soprano), Howard Chamberlain (bass)

Organ Martin Setchell

Piano Ellen Barrett

Orchestral ensemble


2014

Kapiti Concert Orchestra, 10th Anniversary Celebration

Nga Purapura, Otaki 2.30pm, 23 November

Special Guest Michael Houstoun

Piano Concerto No. 1 by Grieg

Kapiti Concert Orchestra Overture from The Hebrides (Fingals Cave), Mendelssohn

Combined Choirs

Fantasia on Christmas Carols with baritone soloist (Vaughan Williams), And the Glory of the Lord (Handel), Lamentations of Jeremiah (Stroope)

Angels' Carol (Rutter), I saw three ships (arr. Rutter), Hallelujah Chorus (Handel), O come all ye faithful with audience

Kapiti Chorale I wonder as I wander (arr. Rutter) with Shirley Gullery

Kapiti Chamber Choir Deck the Hall (arr. Rutter), Glory to God in the highest (Thompson)

Soprano solo Exsultate Jubilate (Mozart)

Conductors Kenneth Young and Eric Sidoti

Orchestra Leader Jay Hancox

Soloists Daniela-Rosa Cepeda (soprano) and Christian Thurston (baritone)


Knights and Dragons

St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu 2.30pm, 23 August

Chorale

The Black Knight, (Elgar), The Reluctant Dragon, (Rutter), Double Trouble (Williams), We will rock you (May), Saint George, the Patron of our Isle with soprano (Purcell)

Solos

Fie on Goodness with male chorus (Lerner and Loewe), Camelot (Lerner and Loewe), Agony and Agony Reprise (Sondheim), Fairest Isle (Purcell)

The Simple Joys of Maidenhood (Lerner and Loewe)

Soloists Katherine McIndoe (soprano), William McElwee (tenor), Justin Pearce (baritone)

Organ Douglas Mews

Piano Ellen Barrett

Narrators Norma McCallum and Prue Hyman


The Crucifixion, Stainer and other English romantic works

St. James' Anglican Church, Lower Hutt 3.00pm, 12 April

St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu 3.30pm, 4 May

Kapiti Chorale, Wainuiomata Choir and St John's in the City Choir

Combined Choirs

The Crucifixion (Stainer), I am Alpha and Omega (Stainer), I was glad when they said unto me (Parry), Sevenfold Amen (Stainer)

Kapiti Chorale

I will mention the loving kindness (Sullivan), God so loved the world (Goss)

Wainuiomata Choir

Say, watchman, what of the night? (Sullivan), If we believe that Jesus died (Goss)

Soloists Peter Dyne (tenor), Simon Christie (bass), Linda van Milligan (soprano)

Organ Richard Apperley

String Quartet Eleanor Carter (leader), Alison Eldredge, Katherine Rowe, Belinda Veitch


The Crucifixion, Stainer, Good Friday Service

St John's in the City, Wellington 18 April

Kapiti Chorale, Wainuiomata Choir and St John's in the City Choir

Soloists Peter Dyne (tenor), Simon Christie (bass)

Organ David Trott

String Quartet Eleanor Carter (leader), Alison Eldredge, Katherine Rowe, Belinda Veitch



Stuart Douglas - Guest Music Director


2013

Messiah

St. Paul’s Church, Paraparaumu 7.00pm, 30 November and 3.30pm, 1 December

Soloists Pepe Becker (soprano), Ellen Barrett (contralto), James Adams (tenor), Simon Christie (bass)

Organ Douglas Mews

Orchestra Leader Jay Hancox


Marie Brown - Music Director


Hit & Myth - Choruses and Arias from Opera

18 August


Ellen Barrett and Rafaella Garlick-Grice pianos, Elisabeth Harris soprano, Christian Thurston baritone, Salina Fisher violin, Peter Averi guest organist.



A 30th Anniversary Tribute

12 May


Featuring organist, Peter Averi

Janey MacKenzie soprano, Ellen Barrett mezzo-soprano, Oliver Sewell tenor, Jamie Henare bass




2012

Showtime

2 December


Featuring 100 Years of Broadway

Ellen Barrett piano, Barbara Graham soprano, Fredi Jones baritone



Karl Jenkins' Stabat Mater

19 August


Peter Averi organ, Ellen Barrett mezzo-soprano, Thomas Atkins tenor

and an Orchestral Ensemble



A Celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II

6 May


Peter Averi organ, Andrew Weir trumpet and bagpipes, Amelia Ryman soprano, Jonathan Abernethy tenor




2011


Gloria

27 November


Peter Averi organ, Andrew Weir trumpet, soloists from NZ School of Music: Bridget Costello, Imogen Thirlwall, Emily Simcox.



Kapiti Chorale and Kapiti Concert Orchestra Joint Concert

20 August


Kenneth Young, Conductor. Marie Brown, Music Director



Homage to Haydn

7 May


Peter Averi organ, Janey MacKenzie soprano, John Beaglehole tenor, Roger Wilson bass




2010


Handel's Messiah

28 November



Love, Honour, Betrayal

15 August



Te Deum and Dvorak Mass in D

9 May




2009


Celebration of Christmas

6 December



Haydn's The Creation

16 August


With orchestra



1809 - a year of note

10 May




2008


Silver Jubilee Gala Concert

30 November


A selection of favourites from the last choir's 25 years



The Face of Peace

17 August



Mozart Coronation Mass, Excerpts from Cherubini Requiem

11 May




2007


Handel's Messiah

9 December Held at El Rancho, Waikanae


Community Choir with the Kapiti Concert Orchestra.



Joyful, Joyful

2 September



Rutter Requiem

27 May 27


With instrumental ensemble




2006


The Austrian Connection

26 November



From Age to Age Endure

6 August



War, Peace, and Glory

29 and 30 April


Featuring Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man

with the Kapiti Chamber Choir and instrumental ensemble




2005


Afternoon at the Proms

20 November



A French Connection

31 July



Mendelssohn's Elijah

17 April. Held at El Rancho, Waikanae


Conductor Peter Godfrey

Kapiti Community Choir

with Kapiti Concert Orchestra.



Stuart Douglas - Guest Music Director


2004


Choral Contrasts

14 November



Sounds Glorious

25 July


Featuring Vivaldi's Gloria



Peter Godfrey - Music Director


2004


Hiawatha's Wedding

2 May


featuring Coleridge-Taylor's Hiawatha's Wedding Feast




2003


Christmas in New Zealand

3 December


20th birthday concert, with orchestra



A joint concert with the Kapiti Chamber Choir

22 June. Held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, Paraparaumu


Haydn's St Nicholas Mass, Parry's Blest Pair of Sirens

Faure Requiem - Kapiti Chamber Choir



Verdi's Requiem

27 April. Held at El Rancho, Waikanae


Community Choir with singers from the Napier Civic Choir

with Organ, piano, trumpets, timpani and percussion




2002


A Royal Occasion

12 and 17 November


A celebration of the Golden Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II



Haydn's The Creation

May 21 and 26




2001


Carols at the Manakau Hotel

22 December



Noel

25 November


Music for Christmas

with the Choristers of Wellington Cathedral conducted by Andrew Cantrill



Mostly Mozart

31 July and 5 August



Stainer's Crucifixion and Handel's Messiah, part II

8 April. Held at Southwards Theatre, Paraparaumu


With the Kapiti Chamber Choir


Stainer's Crucifixion

11 April


Lunchtime at St. Andrews on The Terrace, Wellington with the Kapiti Chamber Choir




2000


Mendelssohn's St Paul

21 and 26 November



The Sprig of Thyme

20 August


featuring Stanford's Songs of the Fleet and folksongs set by Rutter



This Joyful Eastertide

7 May


featuring Wood's This Joyful Eastertide




1999


Handel's Messiah

28 November. Held at El Rancho, Waikanae


Community Choir with orchestra



Celebration of Spring - directed by Peter Averi

12 September


featuring Gilbert and Sullivan's Trial by Jury and songs of spring including Haydn's Come Gentle Spring

Songs of Spring repeated in Botanical Gardens, Wellington



St. John Passion

28 and 30 March


with the Kapiti Chamber Choir




1998


Mozart Coronation Mass and Opera Excerpts

14 November


15 November: Mozart's Coronation Mass in the Wellington Cathedral



Brahms' Requiem

10 May


with the Kapiti Chamber Choir




1998


Elijah

16 November. Held at El Rancho, Waikanae



Gloria

24 and 29 June


Gloria - Rutter and Vivaldi



Handel's' Messiah

23 March. Held at El Rancho, Waikanae


Community Choir



1996


All the World Sings Christmas

7 December


Christmas movements from Messiah

Carols From Around the World: Pohutukawa Carol, I Wonder as I Wander, Mary had a Baby, Shepherds run to Bethlehem, Hark to the Angels, He Smiles from His Cradle, King Jesus had a Garden, A Maiden Most Gentle, Sussex Carol.



Mainly Opera

19 and 20 October. Held at the Lower Hutt Town Hall and El Rancho, Waikanae


With the Wainuiomata Choir and Kapiti Children's Choir


Anvil Chorus, Spinning Chorus, Habanera, March of the Toreadors, Bridal Chorus, Chorus of the Wedding Guests, Easter Hymn, Down by the Sally Gardens, Asikateli, Brindisi, The Hunstmen, Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves



Music for a Royal Occasion

26 May


with the Kapiti Chamber Choir

I was Glad (Parry), My Heart is Indicting (Handel), Te Deum Laudamus (Bartholdy), The King Shall Rejoice (Handel), Zadok the Priest (Handel)



Stainer's Crucifixion and Messiah part II

31 March and 2 April


With the Wainuiomata Choir and Kapiti Children's Choir

Held at the Lower Hutt Town Hall and El Rancho

Anvil Chorus, Spinning Chorus, Habanera, March of the Toreadors, Bridal Chorus, Chorus of the Wedding Guests, Easter Hymn, Down by the Sally Gardens, Asikateli, Brindisi, The Hunstmen, Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves




1995


Christmas is Coming

19 November


In aid of Mary Potter Hospice

Christmas is coming and the geese are getting fat; Behold the Great Creator; Barcarolle; Dido's Lament and Farewell; Final Chorus Magic Flute; Vaughan Williams Fantasia; And the Glory and O thou that tellest (Messiah); Lo! He comes with clouds descending



From Earth to Heaven

13 August


Let all the world; God so Loved the World; Von Himmel hoch da kommich her; And I saw a New Heaven; Blue Bird; Bushes and Briars; For the Beauty of the Earth; Turn Back O man (Holst); I want to go to Heave and Goin' to Heaven anyhow; A Sound Came from Heaven; My soul there is a country; How lovely are thy dwellings (Brahms); The heavens are telling (Haydn)



St. Matthew Passion

9 April. Held at El Rancho, Waikanae


Community Choir with orchestra




1994


Roundabout Christmas

4 and 8 December. Held at El Rancho, Waikanae and Otaki College


Narrated by Philip Liner with the Kapiti Chamber Choir and the Kapiti Brass Band

Congregational carols; Lo, how a rose ere blooming; A maiden most gentle; What child is this?; Child of Joy and Peace; Lullaby (Lesser); The Oxen; Sussex Carol; Twelve Days of Christmas



Around the World in 80 Minutes

30 October


With Philip Liner.

Hoki hoki; Pokarekare; Flies in the Buttermilk; Early one morning; Eriskay Love Lilt; Down by the Sally Gardens; In Stille Nacht; The Handsome Butcher; Pusci me; Apple Apple; The Old Woman; Simi Jadech; Waltzing Matilda; Hine e hine



Acis and Galatea

24 April. Held at El Rancho, Waikanae


with orchestra



Lois McNeill - Music Director and Founder


1993


Celebrating Christmas

28 November and 5 December

Carols and Britten's St. Nicolas

Conducted by Lois McNeill, Peter Godfrey and Sue Robinson

With the Upper Hutt Choral Society, the Kapiti Chamber Choir and the Wellington Music Centre Children's Choir



An Afternoon of Popular Opera

15 August


Finale Magic Flute; So your Life of Pleasure is over (Mozart); Spring Chorus Bartered Bride; Aida selections; Barcarolle Tales of Hoffman; One hand, one Heart (West Side Story); Do you hear the people sing (Les Miserables); Anvil Chorus



Alleluia! The Joy of Eastertide

24 and 25 April


Let the song be begun (Piae Cantiones); Regina Coeli (O'Gorman); Tristis ist anima mea; Victory (Alstatian Carol); Easter song of Little Russia; Easter song (Herring); O Morn of Beauty (Finlandia); The Holy Women before the Apostles (Gounod); Excerpts from Mozart's 12th Mass.



1992


Handel's Messiah

6 and 9 December. Held at El Rancho, Waikanae and Otaki College


Conducted by Peter Godfrey

Community Choir and Kapiti Orchestra.



Offerings from Opera

May


Waltz from Faust; Peasants Chorus L'Arleseinne; Finale Magic Flute; Polovtsian Dances; Our life is free (Carmen); Clara Clara from Porgy and Bess; La Vergine Degli Angeli (Force of Destiny); Chorus of Hebrew Slaves (Nabucco).



1991


Philip Liner's Roundabout

1 December


The angel Gabriel from Heaven Came; Shepherds shake off your drowsy sleep; Polish Lullaby; El Rorro; The Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy; O Holy Night; Carol of the Bells; March of the Kings; O Come All ye Faithful; Antipodean Carol



A Taste of Opera

9 June


Lohengrin Wedding March; Spring Chorus (Smetena); Cavalleria Rusticana Easter Hymn and Opening Chorus; Anvil Chorus; Carmen Habanera; Bell Chorus; Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves



1990


Christmas Music

25 November


Fantasia by Vaughan Williams and Messiah extracts




1989


Handel's Messiah

19 November


Fantasia by Vaughan Williams and Messiah extracts




1988


A Concert of Orchestral and Choral Music

27 November


With the Upper Hutt Choral Society, Wainuiomata Choir and the Wellington Regional Orchestra.

Vaughan Williams "Hodie" conducted by Peter Godfrey



Music for Easter

27 March


Handel, Dvorak, Faure, Gounod




1987


Variety Concert

16 August


We love the place wherein thine honour dwells; The Bluebird; Like to Damask Rose




1986


A Concert of Sacred and Seasonal Music

30 November


Locus Iste (Bruckner); What is that Fragrance?; Blessed Son of God (Vaughan Williams); Dawn of Promise; Nuns' Chorus; Casanova (Strauss); The Holy City (Adam); Go Tell it on the Mountain; Away in a Manger; Silent Night



Easter Concert

23 March


Blessings on the King; Trotting; An Upper Room; This Blessing Cup; God so Loved the World; Crew the Cock; Stabat Mater (Rossini); Cujus Animam (Pergolesi); O Quam Tristis (Pergolesi); Easter Hymn (Masagni)




1985


Festival Concert for Amnesty International

3 November


There's no business like show business; Joy to the World; World Temple Prayer; the Holy Child; Nostalgia songs; March of the Kings; O Holy Night; Silent Night




1984


Spring Concert

14 October


St. Anthony Chorale; Bahama Lullaby; I got a Robe; Gilbert & Sullivan selections; Spring Folk song; David of the White Rock; If I fell in love with you; Kalinka



Winter Concert

24 June


Sabbath Prayer (Bock); Hello Dolly; Happy, O Happy He (Mozart); Jesu joy of Man's desiring; Songs from West Side Story; Hungarian Folk songs (Seibel); Si je Tombais; Tulips and Heather; Jamaica Farewell




1983


First Concert

19 October


Lois McNeill - Music Director and Founder

The Waikanae Chorale - 20 members

at Our Lady of Fatima's Church Hall, Parata Streeet, Waikanae

Concert ticket: $3


Ascot Gavotte; Tonight (Bernstein); Pata Pan; Coverntry Carol; Three Great Kings; Down by the Sally Gardens; English Country Garden; Best of all Possible Worlds; The Snow (Elgar); Done made my Vow to the Lord; Bahama Lullaby; Sing we and Chant it; David and the White Rock; Hi ho nobody home