24 Dec 2018

APO: Celebrate Christmas 2018

From Music Alive, 7:30 pm on 24 December 2018

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 2018 Christmas concert features bass-baritone James Ioelu and the Graduate Choir New Zealand. They are conducted by Hamish McKeich.

APO Christmas Concert Graduate Choir

APO Christmas Concert Graduate Choir Photo: ©Adrian Malloch

The concert was held at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell, Auckland. The repertoire includes music by Vivaldi, Handel, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Vaughan Williams and more. Look out especially for the sing-along carols.



Concerto in C for Two Trumpets: Allegro


Messiah: And the Glory of the Lord


Messiah: The Trumpet Shall Sound


German Dance No.3: Sleigh Ride


Shepherd’s Pipe Carol

Adams arr. Moses-Tobani

The Holy City


The Nutcracker Suite No.1: Miniature Overture, March, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Waltz of the Flowers

Vaughan Williams

Fantasia on Greensleeves

Vaughan Williams

Hodie: The Oxen

Vaughan Williams

Hodie: The Shepherds Sing

Chris Artley [NZ]

Christmas Bells

Trad. Arr. Willcocks

Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day


Sleigh Ride


Ding Dong! Merrily On High

Trad. Arr. Cohen

The First Noel

Mendelssohn arr. Willcocks

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Gruber Arr. Maskell

Silent Night


Recorded at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland by RNZ

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