Immerse yourself in a NZ Symphony Orchestra performance featuring classics many will recognise. Then sing along with the NZSO to some of the world’s most popular Christmas carols to get you in the holiday spirit. 

 Saturday 14 December 2019
Two FREE concerts and a workshop

11:00am – 12pm: Concert - ‘Opera – light and classic’, Wellington Foyer
1:00pm – 2:00pm: Pop-up Carol Choir Workshop, Te Marae, level 4- Te Papa
3:00pm – 4.00pm: Christmas Carols and the Pop-up Carol Choir, Wellington Foyer

Concert - Classic music and light opera

Featuring some of classical music’s most well-known melodies. Let the orchestra take you on a journey with great music from Mozart, Verdi, Bernstein and more.

Conducted by Hamish McKeich, the concert will feature vocalists Barbara Graham and Wade Kernot with works such as Ol’ Man River and Dvořák's Song to the Moon. This will be a great seasonal treat for the whole family.

Pop-up Carol Choir Workshop

Have you ever wanted to sing with the orchestra? Then don’t miss our Christmas Carols singing workshop. Join us for a fun workshop to learn the tunes and then join the orchestra at 3:00pm for the sing along. Simply come along. 

No booking, registration or singing experience required. Downloadable vocal scores will be available here soon and at the Workshop 

Christmas Carols with the NZSO & Pop-up Carol Choir

Join in and sing along with the Pop-up Carol Choir and the NZSO. Carol song-sheets will be available so you can sing along

Download the song sheet here.

We hope to see you there, and we encourage you to wear your most festive outfit! Meri Kirihimete!