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Manawatu Youth Orchestra 19th June

First half
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) Overture - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ballet Suite No.1 - Dmitri Shostakovich
4. Polka
5. Waltz
6. Galop
"With verdure clad" from The Creation - Joseph Haydn (Soprano: Shaunagh Chambers)
"Stizzoso, mio stizzoso" from La Serva Padrona - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (Soprano: Shaunagh Chambers)
Music for the Royal Fireworks - George Frederick Handel
4. La Réjouissance
5b. Menuet II
Second half
Promenade - George Gershwin
"Oh better far to live and die" from The Pirates of Penzance - Arthur Sullivan and William Schwenk Gilbert (Baritone: Tomairangi Henare)
"Non più andrai" from The Marriage of Figaro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Baritone: Tomairangi Henare)
"Come paride vezzoso" from L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love) - Gaetano Donizetti (Soloists: Shaunagh Chambers & Tomairangi Henare)
Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor - Alexander Borodin


Shaunagh Chambers - Soprano

Shaunagh Chambers is currently in her postgraduate year of study completing a Bachelor of Music with Honours at the New Zealand School of Music, and is under the tutelage of Jenny Wollerman and Margaret Medlyn. In 2017, Shaunagh was chosen as the soprano soloist for performing Fauré’s Requiem with Bethlehem College’s choir, Animoso, and the Hamilton Civic Choir, accompanied by Opus Orchestra. In 2019, Shaunagh performed as The Alms Sister in Puccini’s Suor Angelica with the NZSM. 

Last year, Shaunagh became a member of the New Zealand Youth Choir. Coming up, Shaunagh will feature as the guest soprano soloist for The Bach Choir of Wellington, performing Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, K.339 in July. Shaunagh will also play the role of Cupidon in NZSM’s opera of Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld in September.


Tomairangi Henare - Baritone

Tomairangi Henare is a 3rd year Classical Voice and Composition student at the New Zealand School of Music. He is currently studying underthe tutelage of Wade Kernot and Margaret Medlyn, and has performed regularly as a soloist part of the vocal quartet Tokowhaa.




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