Bach Musica NZ: Bach Christmas Oratorio (parts 4-6)


Celebrate the festive season with Bach Musica NZ's performance of Bach's Christmas Oratorio (parts 4 - 6)! NZ's leading combined choral and orchestral ensemble received ecstatic praise and reviews for their 2023 performance of parts 1-3 of this famous Christmas piece, which has been performed all over the world for centuries.

Bach Musica NZ, conducted by their Music Director Rita Paczian, will be joined by vocal soloists Joanna Foote (soprano), Stephen Diaz (counter-tenor), Andrew Grenon (tenor) and Jonathan Eyers (bass).

W. Dart, NZ Herald, December 2023: "A spirit of celebration filled the hall, a fitting tribute to the dynamic Rita Paczian who, for decades, with her loyal and well-disciplined musicians, has provided the city with an astonishing range of choral music, featuring some of the very best local singers as soloists. Inevitably it was her 45 choristers who first caught the ear on this occasion, returning after interval to thrill us again, replacing uninhibited shouts of joy with scurrying contrapuntal pleas..."

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