Auckland Welsh Choir's benefit concert will support CPAG

Child Poverty Action Group is delighted to have been chosen as the recipients of a benefit concert by the Auckland Welsh Choir and the Devonport Chamber Orchestra. 

CPAG Co-Convenor Janfrie Wakim said, "We are delighted that the Auckland Welsh Choir and Devonport Chamber Orchestra have chosen to donate the profit from their benefit concert to CPAG and we are most grateful for their support. With its Christmas theme, this would be an ideal pre-Christmas treat for friends and family." 

 The concert will showcase Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Christmas Carols, a 1912 work for baritone, choir and orchestra. 

 The Devonport Chamber Orchestra will play Ottorino Respighi's Orchestral Suite No 1, on Ancient Airs and Dances.  The choir will also perform some of its best loved and newest choral repertoire, including songs arranged by John Rutter.  

All profits will be donated to the Child Poverty Action Group. 

What: The Auckland Welsh Choir's Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols

When: Saturday 15 November 2014, 3pm

Where: Somervell Church, cnr Remuera Road and Greenlane Road, Remuera, Auckland

Tickets: Can be purchased for $25 by phoning (09) 361 1000, or through iTicket (incurs service fee), or at the door (children under 14 are free). 

Concessions are available for student rush and group bookings.

About the Auckland Welsh Choir

Côr Cymreig Auckland, New Zealand's only Welsh Choir, is proud to be associated with the Welsh musical tradition and to maintain a generous slice of Welsh music and language as a cornerstone of the choir's existence in New Zealand.  The Choir is an accomplished 40 strong, four part, mixed choir. The musical repertoire ranges from its cornerstone Welsh to the lyrical and sacred, performed in English, Welsh, Latin and German, and sung a capella, accompanied and with orchestra.