In association with Auckland Live, the New Zealand Opera schools tour team will be taking the stage once more with their delightful rendition of Donizetti’s Don Pas quale.
Each day, over the weekend, there will be a FREE performance of the opera followed by a workshop where children and parents/family alike can have a go at being an opera singer themselves.
th June – Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall – 10.30am Sunday 26
th June – Bruce Mason Centre, Takapuna – 10.30am
This morning the Senior School walked to Mt Albert War Memorial Hall to watch a concert by local youth orchestra, Aotea Youth Symphony, directed by Paul Harrop. We were introduced to each family of instruments and given demonstrations by each instrument.
We heard the following programme. You can click on the links to hear the music again:
If you want to know more about the orchestra and it’s training orchestra, the Aotea Sinfonietta click
. Several Gladstone musicians play in the Sinfonietta and will one day perform for us in the Aotea Youth Symphony!
I will be performing with the NZ Opera Chorus in this years production of
If you are interested you can get a 20% discount through me.
As far as opera for newbies goes, it’s fantastic music, dramatic and fun. So a goody if it’s your first.
Mention my name for the discount.
Thursday 22nd June 7:30pm at ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
Saturday 24th June 7:30pm at ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
Tuesday 27th June 6:30pm at ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
Thursday 29th June 7:30pm at ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
Saturday 1st July 5pm at ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre
Sylvia Douglas, our star composer has done it again at 2017’s Hook Line and Singalong competition. She gained an award for being an Outstanding Younger Composer with her song, ‘Turn back time’.
Check her out on the music blog
HERE for last year’s song. We will add this year’s song soon!
Remember Sylvia Douglas’s song ‘Birds’ last year? The one that got her in the top 10 with a distinction in the Hook-Line-and-Singalong competition?
Well, the competition is open for 2017!
HERE to find out more on how to enter.
Listen to Sylvia singing her song ‘Birds’:
A select choir from Gladstone Primary School will be singing with the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra (APO) in their APO 4 Kids Christmas Concerts.
Come along for a fun filled orchestral hour and see our kids star!
Concert 1: Auckland Town Hall – Saturday 26th November 10-11am
Concert 2: Auckland Town Hall – Saturday 26th November 11:30-12:30pm
Concert 3: Massey High School – Sunday 27th November 10-11am
Concert 4: Massey High School – Sunday 27th November 11:30-12:30pm
Get in quick….
here for more information!