Auckland Town Hall Organ Inaugural Concert, 21 March 2010

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Auckland Town Hall Organ Inaugural Concert, 21 March 2010

photo: Hans Weichselbaum

Auckland Town Hall Organ
Inaugural Concert, 21 March 2010

John Wells Auckland City Organist, Combined choirs conducted by Terence Maskell and John Rosser with Indra Hughes organ, Auckland Youth Orchestra conducted by Antun Poljanich with Paul Tarling organ

This inaugural concert marks the official opening of the rebuilt Orgelbau Klais Opus 1860 Organ in a variety of roles: as a solo instrument, accompanying choirs, with orchestra, and as a ceremonial civic instrument.

1
I Was Glad
Parry
5:39
2
Laß dich nur nichts nicht dauren mit Trauren (Geistliches Lied), Op. 30
Brahms

Musica Sacra
The Graduate Choir, New Zealand
Viva Voce choirs, John Rosser conductor, Indra Hughes organist

5:22
 
3-7
Organ Symphony in C major (Première)
Wells

John Wells organist

35:35
 
8
Blessed City, heavenly Salem
Bairstow
10:41
9-11
Symphony No. 1 in D minor for Organ and Orchestra, Op. 42
Guilmant

Auckland Youth Symphony Orchestra, Antun Poljanich conductor, Paul Tarling organist

21:38
12
The National Anthem of New Zealand
Woods arr. Hughes

sung by the choirs and audience: Auckland Youth Symphony Orchestra, Antun Poljanich conductor, John Wells organist

3:38
  Total duration 82:50