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RSCM Waikato Branch Notes

Here is the December/Christmas 2023 edition of NOTES especially for RSCM Waikato Branch members. It comes with Christmas greetings from Editor Jill Brookes on behalf of the team.

REMEMBRANCE Sunday at St Luke’s

St Luke’s Church Rotorua held a Choral Evensong on Sunday 12 November 2023 to mark Armistice Day which brought to an end World War I at the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month 2018. The photograph shows Rev Bruce Allport sounding the Last Post.

Arrival of Spring Celebrated

CBS (Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament) Choir & Orchestra (staunch RSCM Canterbury Affiliates) on Sunday 12 November 2023 gathered at the Catholic Pro-Cathedral Manchester Street Christchurch to celebrate Spring. What better way than to perform Vivaldi’s “Spring”. Solo violinist Henry Nicholson entranced the numerous patrons with the brilliant mixture of flying fingers and moments of […]

Luncheon Luxuries

Enjoy your mid-week Wednesday lunch times accompanied by musical gems from Canterbury’s outstanding talents. Refer to the detailed poster below.

Next marvellous event

Christchurch is soon to experience a splendid September sounding of Haydn’s Nelson Mass and other works by this iconic classical composer. Though born in the 1730’s when the Baroque era was still in vogue, Haydn’s main output was clearly classical when from circa 1750’s and onwards the sonata form held sway as a dominant feature […]