Sunday, 25 December 2016
Auckland Philharmonia - Celebrate Christmas 2016

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra is joined by special guests soprano Patricia Wright and The Graduate Choir NZ for its 2016 Celebrate Christmas concert, recorded in Holy Trinity Cathedral on 9 December 2016.

This year's programme:

Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium
Handel: Messiah, selection
Suk: Meditation on an Old Czech Hymn
Mozart: Laudate Dominum
Traditional arr Rutter: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Tchaikovsky: December – Christmas, from The Seasons
Prokofiev: Troika, from Lieutenant Kijé Suite
Chris Artley [NZ]: Qui Creavit Caelum (world premiere performance)
Ravel: Mother Goose
Bryan Kelly: Improvisations on Christmas Carols, I. Allegro (God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen)
Gauntlett arr Rutter: Once in Royal David's City
Traditional arr Rutter: Sans Day Carol
Schubert arr Tyzik: Ave Maria
Bryan Kelly: Improvisations on Christmas Carols, V. Allegro (Ding Dong Merrily on High)
Rutter: Candlelight Carol
Mendelssohn arr Wilcocks: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Gruber arr Maskell: Silent Night