St Cecilia Mass

The St Cecilia Mass was composed by Charles Gounod in 1855. This beautiful mass is scored for three soloists (soprano, tenor and bass), a mixed choir of four parts, an organ, and a large orchestra including six harps. The six movements of the mass are: Kyrie; Gloria; Credo; Sanctus; Benedictus; and Agnus Dei. It was … Continue reading St Cecilia Mass

COVID-19 advice

Firstly, let good sense prevail over panic.  Corona viruses have been around for decades, although this appears to be a new strain. In most folk it causes flu-like symptoms such as fever, sniffles and cough. It is difficult to tell apart from a heavy cold or the flu. At the moment there are no signs of … Continue reading COVID-19 advice

Welcome to 2020

Choir is starting up again on Tuesday 4 February. We will be working towards our first concert for the year which will be on Tuesday 23 June at the Central Baptist Church. The concert will have a NZ-focused programme, and will include "Stars I Shall Find" by Kiwi composer Sarah Fouhy. Here is a link … Continue reading Welcome to 2020

Enjoy a Capital Christmas – 3 December at 7.30pm

Enjoy an evening of Brahms and Christmas carols. Capital Choir's final concert of 2019 will include excerpts from the Brahms Requiem and a selection of new and traditional Christmas songs (including some audience participation).  Barbara Paterson will be musical director, with Jonathan Berkahn on the organ, and Belinda Behle as soloist. The concert is at … Continue reading Enjoy a Capital Christmas – 3 December at 7.30pm