April 19, 2017

Holy Trinity Auckland featured

Greetings and Welcome to Music in April at Holy Trinity Cathedral.

We were delighted to be asked by Radio New Zealand to record their Easter Day service for broadcast. The link on the RNZ website is here and we were very pleased to be able to sing predominantly French music (Vierne and Widor) for this service which is heard by upwards of 60,000 listeners in New Zealand and further afield. Do have a listen online!

ANZACS: A Concert of Commemoration
Saturday, 22nd April 2017, 7.30 pm

Holy Trinity Choir and Choristers are delighted to be performing with the renowned Graduate Choir under the direction of Terence Maskell. The concert will include a performance of a new work by New Zealand composer, Janet Jennings, entitled ANZACS – A Generation Lost in Legend, portraying the dark but brave events of World War One. Tickets for the concert on Saturday 22 April 2017 are available online from iTicket or 09 361 1000. Door sales will be available.

Second Recital of St Mary’s Restored Organ
Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 7.00 pm, St Mary’s-in-Holy Trinity

The newly restored Saint Mary’s organ is sounding magnificent following its Opening Recital on 25 March 2017. The next Recital in the Opening Series is on Tuesday 2 May, 2017 at 7 pm and will be given by Johann Vexo (Choir Organist of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris) and Damien Rivière (Tenor). They are to give a moving programme of music by Alain, Bach and Vierne.

Ticket prices: $15 per recital OR $40 for a season ticket to the St Mary’s Organ Recital Series (4 recitals). All tickets on sale through iTicket“>iTICKET. Book online or phone 09 361 1000. Booking fees apply.

Singers Wanted

The Cathedral Choir and the Cathedral Choristers are currently recruiting new singers, so if you know any children aged 7-14, or adults aged 16+, who would be interested, please do put them in touch with the Director of Music, Michael Stoddart, at or 09 303 9508 for more information or to arrange an audition.

Regular Services

Both the Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Choristers are taking a well-deserved break after Easter, but will be back singing weekday evensongs at 5.45 pm every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and the Sunday services at 10 am and 5 pm each week starting from Tuesday May 2.

Michael Stoddart
Director of Music
Holy Trinity Cathedral
446 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland