23 Jun 2017

A Musical Tour of the British Isles for the Lions

From Upbeat, 1:00 pm on 23 June 2017

Kiwi mezzo soprano Helen Medlyn, celebrates the Lions Tour, with the NZSO’s Lands of Hope and Glory concert in Wellington on Friday 30th June. Kicking off their British Season, Helen will MC the concert featuring some of the best-loved music from the participating nations in the tour.

Proms favs like Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance,  Peter Maxwell Davies’ An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise – complete with solo bagpiper -  and a  medley of classic folk songs including Ireland’s Danny Boy and Molly Malone, Scotland’s My Bonnie, England’s Scarborough Fair, Wales’ All Through the Night …and Pokarekare Ana in there for the home crowd.

Helen Medlyn

Helen Medlyn Photo: supplied