NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities & Projects

Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir is proud to premiere a newly commissioned work by New Zealand composer Victoria Kelly, in Auckland and Napier in September and October 2017.

Topics: choral, Choir, Vocal Music, Events, Music Audience: Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand, Napier

Choral anthems that reflect upon, and commemorate, the contribution made by New Zealand's service men and women, at St Paul's Collegiate School on 25 April 2017. 

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Events, Music Audience: Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: Cantando Choir

A concert featuring choral and musical performances commemorating the First World War at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Auckland on 22 April 2017.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Concert, Music, Events Audience: General, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by:

The City Choir Dunedin and Dunedin Symphony Orchestra come together to perform Karl Jenkins' chorla work The Armed Man at the Dunedin Town Hall on 1 April 2017.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Events, Performances, Music, peace Audience: Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin

Cantando Choir returns to the peaceful setting of Hamilton Gardens on Anzac Day 2016 for a presentation of reflective music and words.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Anzac Day 2016, Events, Music, choir Audience: General, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: Cantando Choir

The Christchurch City Choir and Addington Brass join to present a free commemoration concert of First World War songs and music at the Air Force Museum on 15 November 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Music, Events, Commemorations Audience: classical music lovers, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

Soprano Madeleine Pierard joins The Choir of Wellington Cathedral of St Paul in Wellington to present a concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Chunuk Bair on August 8 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Chunuk Bair, Events, choir, Music Audience: classical music lovers, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by:

The Handel Quire present an evening of sublime music and readings (poems, letters etc) to commemorate the centenary of the Great War at St Andrew's Church in Pukekohe on 5 July 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Music, Songs, Events, Concert Audience: Music lovers, classical music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Pukekohe
Organised by: Handel Consort and Quire

The Handel Quire present an evening of sublime music and readings to commemorate the centenary of the Great War. Held at Auckland's Pitt St Methodist Church on 4 July 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Music, Events, Musical performances Audience: Music lovers, classical music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Handel Consort and Quire

The Palmerston North Choral Society presents a programme commemorating Gallipoli, the First World War and the sorrow arising from conflict at St Peter's Anglican Church 20 June 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Events, choral, Performing Arts, Gallipoli Audience: General, classical music lovers, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Cantores Choir (OUSA) with orchestra and percussion presents a collection of songs, texts and sounds covering numerous aspects of war, at the Dunedin Railway Station, 24 May 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Songs, Music, Events, Musical performances Audience: Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin
Organised by: Cantores Choir

Remembering 100 years of Gallipoli, the Unity Singers will present favourites from the First and Second World Wars in the variety concert at Pahiatua's: Regent Theatre, 17 May 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Music, Variety Concerts, Concert, Events Audience: General, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Pahiatua
Organised by: Unity Singers

Trust Waikato Symphony Orchestra and Cantando Choir present a moving programme on the centenary of the ANZAC landings in Gallipoli. At Hamilton's Founders Theatre, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Concert, Choir, Vocal Music, Music, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Music lovers, classical music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton

The Dunedin RSA Choir will be presenting its Anzac revue at the Dunedin Town Hall on Anzac Day, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Music, Songs, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Music lovers, returned service veterans Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin
Organised by: Dunedin RSA Choir

A Capella Singers and instrumentalists will perform Karl Jenkins' moving work The Armed Man at Invercargill's First Presbyterian Church on 26 April 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Events, Songs Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Invercargill
Organised by: A Capella Singers

The true cost of war, as felt by New Zealand women, will be explored by the Voice Arts Trust at the Museum of Wellington City and Sea on 28 March 2015.

Topics: Theatre, Events, Choir, Vocal Music, Women in wartime Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Voice Arts Trust

Te Awamutu Light Operatic Society presents Lest We Forget, a musical tribute to the ANZACs, at The Woolshed, 16-26 April.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Events, Performing Arts, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Te Awamutu

A choir of 100 voices will sing Karl Jenkin's piece, The Armed Man, at Papakura's Hawkins Theatre, between 2 and 4 May 2015.

Topics: Variety Concerts, Events, Performing Arts, Choir, Vocal Music Audience: General, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Papakura

The Unity Singers present a collection of favourites from the First and Second World War at Palmerston North's Regent on Broadway, Sunday 10 May 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Songs, Music, Events Audience: Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North
Organised by: Unity Singers

The St. Alban's Community choir will perform a program consisting of First World War-era songs in aid of the Knox Church restoration fund. Held in Christchurch on 22 March 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Songs, Music, Events, Fundraising Audience: General, choirs, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

A tapestry of music and words reflecting the time of the Great War. Performed by the Bay of Islands Singers at Kerikeri's Turner Centre, Sunday 3 May.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Concert, Performing Arts, Events Audience: Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Kerikeri
Organised by: Bay of Islands Singers

The Upper Hutt Brass Band, Upper Valley Singers, and Wainuiomata Choir commemorate the First World War at Expressions Arts & Entertainment Centre with The Armed Man on 16 and 26 April 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Concert, Music, Events Audience: Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Upper Hutt
Organised by: Upper Hutt Brass Band

V8 Vocal Ensemble present a programme at Waikanae Memorial Hall that includes music associated with the First World War on 12 October 2014.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, October 14, Events, Performing Arts Audience: Music lovers, General, classical music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Waikanae
Organised by: V8 Vocal Ensemble