27 Nov 2019

Auckland Symphony Orchestra to perform RNZ Xmas song at concert

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:27 pm on 27 November 2019

Earlier this year we ran a wee competition - asking people to come up with a modern-day twist on the classic Christmas song.

We were inundated with entries - and the eventual winner's track has been professionally recorded is being released next week, along with a video, we'll keep you posted on that.

But that wasn't the end of the story - the Auckland Symphony Orchestra took a liking to one of the songs, and asked whether they could re-interpret it for their annual Christmas concert in early December!

Conductor Peter Thomas joins us to chat a bit about the gig, and why he liked the cut of The Sations' jib.

Peter Thomas conducting

Peter Thomas conducting Photo: Supplied

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Photo: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision