Bay of Islands Singers - Choir in the Bay of Islands, Northland

Upcoming Concerts


2022 Concert Schedule

 “On the wings of a dove”

2.30pm Sunday July 31 2022

In the current turbulent times the music in this concert offers up the hope for a more peaceful and joyful future!

The choir welcomes back Kerikeri’s popular soprano Tania Priebs and tenor Michael Burch, along with Auckland organist Michael Bell and Pippa Howes, flute and Philippa Mandeno, oboe. Conducted by John Jackets

The programme will include a part of Bach’s masterpiece, St John Passion, three contrasting works by Mendelssohn, Fauré’s popular Cantique de Jean Racine, two short pieces by contemporary composer John Rutter and end with the joyous fourth Coronation Anthem by Handel. 

In addition there will be two short instrumental works, a Bach organ fugue and a part of Marcello’s well known oboe concerto.

The programme
Mendelssohn    Drei Geistliche Lieder Three Sacred Songs
Fauré                Cantique de Jean Racine
Bach                 Little Fugue in G minor  BWV 578
Bach                 From St John Passion


Mendelssohn   Ave Maria
Marcello          Oboe concerto in D minor (2nd movt.)
Rutter              Look at the world
Mendelssohn   Lord hear my prayer
Handel            Coronation Anthem - My heart is inditing




2:30pm Sunday 27th November 2022


Handel’s masterpiece will be performed by the Bay of Islands Singers with:

Elizabeth Mandeno - Soprano

Sarah Court  - Mezzo-Soprano

Lachlan Craig - Tenor

Thomas Røshol- Bass

With guest orchestra conducted by John Jackets