Events Coordinator - Basil Brooker

Contact for all event enquiries: general@napiercathedral.org.nz    

                                                                                                    

Friday 4th May 2018  at 7.30 pm - Napier Civic Choir 

Programme includes: 

Te Deum - Arvo Pärt; 

Jesu, Meine Freude, BWV 227 - J S Bach; 

Christ lag in Todes Banden, BWV 4 - J S Bach

 

Saturday 5th May 2018 at 7.30 pm - Hawkes Bay Orchestra Concert

Programme includes: 

Serenade in E Minor, Op.20 - Sir Edward Elgar; 

Four Canonas - Douglas Lilburn; 

Cello Concerto in A minor, H. 439, Wq. 172 - C.P.E. Bach; 

String Serenade in E major, Op. 22 b- Antonin Dvorák

 

Sunday 6th May 2018 at 2.30 pm - Napier Civic Choir

Programme includes: 

Te Deum - Arvo Pärt; 

Jesu, Meine Freude, BWV 227 - J S Bach; 

Christ lag in Todes Banden, BWV 4 - J S Bach

 

Tuesday 29th May 2018 at 6.00 pm - The Big Sing First Gala Concert

 

Wednesday 30th May 2018 at 6.00 pm - The Big Sing Second Gala Concert

 

Saturday, 16th June 2018 at 7.30 pm - Mid-winter concert by the Cathedral Choir

Programme includes:

I saw the Lord - Stainer;

Beati quorum via - Stanford;

Faire is the heaven - Harris  

Cantique de Jean Racine - Faure

Admission: Adults $25, concession $20 students $15, children under 12 free

 

Mid-year Organ Recital series - Hear the Cathedral's renowned organ played by three internationally acclaimed musicians.

Admission prices for individuall concerts:

Adults $25, concession $20, students $15, children under 12 free

Any two concerts: Adults $45, concession $30 , students $25

All three concerts: Adults $60, concession $45, students $30 

 

Friday 29 June 2018 at 7.30 pm - Charles Spanner 

Programme includes:

Gothic Fanfare - Lester Groom

Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel

Prelude and Fugue and VariationCésar Franck

Piece HeroiqueCésar Franck

Tu Es Petra - Mulet

Scottish Tuba Tune - Sprink (Possibly a first performance in New Zealand)

Concert Piece - Peeters

Chorale No. 3 in A MinorCésar Franck

Toccata on Vom Himmel Hoch - Edmundson

Charles Spanner has travelled widely and given concerts in many parts of the world, including Australia, New Zealand, America, Poland, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden as well as cathedrals and churches in Great Britain. In this concert Charles’ programme will range from music by Beethoven and Brahms to probably the first performance in New Zealand of Scottish Tuba Tune by Scottish composer, Sprink.

 

Sunday, 15th July 2018 at 2.30 pm - Robert Costin 

Programme includes:

Entrée pontificale Op 104 No 1 - Marco Enrico Bossi (1861–1925)

Contrapunctus Nos. 1, 3, and 6 from The Art of Fugue - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) 

Adagio (from Suite for a Mechanical Clock) - Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) 

Cantabile (from Trois Pièces) - César Franck (1822–1890)

Contrapunctus Nos. 10 and 14 from The Art of Fugue - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) 

Two Chorale Preludes from Op 122 - Johannes Brahms (1833–1897) 

   1.  Es ist ein’ Ros entsprungen

   2.  O Welt, ich muss dich lassen 

 Sonata in D minor (first NZ performance) - Benjamin Dale (1885–1943) 

   1.  Allegro

   2.  Andante con grazia

   3.  Finale: Andante maestoso – Allegro moderato e maestoso

Robert Costin is currently Head of Music at the Louis School, Milan.  Robert’s performing career has taken him all over the world to play at venues including Washington National Cathedral, Notre Dame de Paris and Nairobi Cathedral.  After completion of his studies as organ scholar at Pembroke College in Cambridge, Robert held organist posts in Blackburn Cathedral, UK, and in New Zealand at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland and St Paul’s Cathedral, Wellington.

 

Sunday, 22nd July 2018 at 2.30 pm - Eugene Lavery

Programme includes:

Toccata, Adagio and Fugue - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

 Gigue de Pan - Douglas Mews (1918-1993)

 Hudson Preludes - Nico Muhly (b. 1981)

   1.        Take Care

   2         Follow Up

 Variations on 'America' - Charles Ives (1874-1954)

 Clair de lune, Op. 53, No. 5 - Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

 Te Deum, Op. 11 - Jeanne Demessieux (1921-1968) 

 

Eugene Lavery is a NZ organist who has distinguished himself internationally.  He first gained a BMus from the University of Auckland then re-located to New York, having gained a place at the prestigious Julliard School of Music.  He is now the Director of Music at St Albans Episcopal Church, New York.  He is highly sought after as a conductor and organist and has given concerts in St Paul’s London and Atlanta Cathedral.      

 

 

Friday 3rd August 2018 at 7.30 pm - Napier Civic Choir - Programme details to come

 

Saturday 4th August 2014 at 7.30 pm - Hawkes Bay Orchestra Concert - Programme details to come

 

Sunday 5th August 2018 at 2.30 pm - Napier Civic Choir - Programme details to come

 

Friday 26th October 2018 - Napier Civic Choir - Programme details to come

 

Saturday 27th October 2018 - Hawkes Bay Orchestra Concert - Programme details to come

 

Sunday 28th October 2018 - Napier Civic Choir - Programme details to come

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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