Music Alive for Tuesday 25 December 2018
10.00 am The APO celebrates Christmas in style at the end of each season at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell, Auckland. This concert from 2017 features New Zealand soprano Madeleine Pierard and the Graduate Choir New Zealand under their director Terence Maskell. The conductor is Johannes Fritzsch.
3.00 pm The NZSO conducted by Benjamin Northey presents their 2018 Christmas Pops concert with guest artist Jacqui Dark.
7.00pm HANDEL: Messiah - Anna Leese (soprano), Sally Anne Russell (mezzo), Steve Davislim (tenor), Teddy Tahu Rhodes (bass), New Zealand SO Messiah Chorale, NZSO conducted by Nicholas McGegan. Recorded in December 2015 in Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington.