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Construction of this majestic theatre commenced in 1899. Since this date the Opera House has gained national and international recognition for its beautiful architecture and its great acoustics. The Opera House is used regularly by touring artists and shows as well as by local productions, fashion shows and local dance groups.

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I Sing of Two Worlds

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SCHOLA SACRA CHOIR
I SING OF TWO WORLDS
 
Saturday 12 August 2.30pm
Christ Church, Wicksteed Street
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The Schola Sacra Choir and Youth Chorus present ‘I Sing of Two Worlds’.  The concert culminates in ‘An Anniversary Mass’ by Palmerston North composer Graham Parsons, which premiered to great acclaim in 2015.  The Latin Mass is interspersed with soloists rendering four poem extracts including American Quaker John Whittier, an anonymous 19th Century children’s poem and the 19th Century American Henry Van Dyke.  Choral Masterpieces by Charles Wood and Mozart open the programme and the Youth Chorus sings a bracket of New Zealand Works including ‘The Ruru’ by Jenny McLeod, and rousing numbers by Blerta and Ken Avery.

Finish approx. 4pm

Adult $25
Senior $20
Children U18 Free at the door
 
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