Queen's Birthday special

1.00 Music from the Movies

Vesa-Matti Leppänen (violin), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hamish McKeich

7.30pm The Big Sing Finale 2017

Twenty-four secondary school choirs from Auckland to Alexandra sing at the annual Gala Concert

 

1.00pm Music from the Movies

CONTI: Musical Highlights from Rocky;

JOHN WILLIAMS: Theme from Jurassic Park;

VANGELIS/RAINE: Chariots of Fire;

STEINER: Suite from Casablanca;

J STRAUSS: An der schoenen blauen Donau;

JOHN WILLIAMS: Adventures on Earth, from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial;

SILVESTRI: Suite from Back to the Future;

JOHN WILLIAMS: Theme from Schindler's List;

ELFMAN/WASSO: Music from Spider-Man;

JOHN WILLIAMS Music from the Star Wars saga;

SCHIFRIN/CUSTER: Theme from Mission Impossible

(recorded in Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ)

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    7.30pm The Big Sing Finale 2017

    Twenty-four secondary school choirs from Auckland to Alexandra sing at the annual Gala Concert

    The Big Sing is the national Secondary Schools' Choral Festival and the Finale is the culmination of months of rehearsing and planning for all involved. This year 10,500 students entered, in 273 choirs from 160 schools around the country.  After regional competitions, 24 secondary school choirs were selected to perform at The Big Sing Finale 2017 at the Aotea Centre in Auckland. The The Big Sing Finale runs over three days and is managed by the New Zealand Choral Federation. (Recorded in Aotea Centre, Auckland by RNZ)