NZ Secondary Students' Choir 30th Anniversary Concert & Fa

3pm: The New Zealand Secondary Student's Choir celebrated its 30th anniversary with a special concert in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington, conducted by Andrew Withington.

7pm: For Chinese New Year - Fa 发 a programme of new music that merges Western and Eastern cultures

 

 

3pm The New Zealand Secondary Student's Choir celebrated its 30th anniversary with a special concert in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington, conducted by Andrew Withington.

NZSSC with Anna Dolan

NZSSC with Anna Dolan Photo: NZSSC, supplied

In the 30 year history of the choir, they estimate that 1000 singers have passed through the ranks. Membership of the choir is seen as an opportunity to develop not only musical excellence but also to equip talented young people with leadership qualities to offer to the New Zealand arts sector.

7pm For Chinese New Year Fa 发 a programme of new music that merges Western and Eastern cultures by Xia Jing (guzheng) and NZTrio

Guzheng virtuoso Xia Jing, photo courtesy Xia Jing

Guzheng virtuoso Xia Jing, photo courtesy Xia Jing Photo: Xia Jing

A programme of music by Chinese and NZ composers, recorded in the Adam Concert Room, Wellington by RNZ.