21 Jul 2019

Voices New Zealand: Follow the star

From Music Alive, 3:00 pm on 21 July 2019

Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir perform a selection of Christmas carols and mix them with music about stars and the mystery of the winter season.

Bob CHILCOTT: Nova! Nova!
Igelese ETE (NZ): Nova Nova
Chris ARTLEY (NZ): Deck the Halls
Anthony RITCHIE (NZ): Es is ein Ros
Daniel ELDER: O Magnum Mysterium
David HAMILTON (NZ): Quittez, Pasteurs
Eve DE CASTRO-ROBINSON (NZ): Star of Wonder
Ēriks EŠENVALDS: Stars
Daniel ELDER: Star Sonnet
John TAVENER: Birthday Sleep
Robert WIREMU (NZ): Extra rations of Wine
Peter GRITTON: Follow That Star

The performance also includes poems by English writer Godfrey Rust. These are read by Catrin Johnsson:

The Annunciation
The Word
The Shepherds
The Magi
The Nativity

Recorded at St Matthew's in the City, Auckland on 21 July 2019 by RNZ

Sound engineer: Adrian Hollay

Voices NZ Chamber Choir with Karen Grylls & Horomona Horo

Voices NZ Chamber Choir with Karen Grylls & Horomona Horo Photo: Charles Brooks

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