The performance, to be held on Saturday, from 7.30pm, at Dunedin Town Hall, will be conducted from the harpsichord by choir director David Burchell, with accompaniment from Dunedin Symphony Orchestra. It will feature soloists Elizabeth Mandeno, Maaike Christie-Beekman, Lachlan Craig and Wade Kernot.
Soprano soloist Elizabeth Mandeno is a former Dame Malvina Major Emerging Artist and Freemasons Opera Artist with New Zealand Opera, and has an MA with distinction in advanced vocal studies from the Wales International Academy of Voice in Cardiff. She has performed as a soloist with choirs and orchestras throughout New Zealand.
Tenor soloist Lachlan Craig is in regular demand as an oratorio soloist, and is an alumnus of Voices NZ Chamber Choir and has been an assistant conductor with New Zealand Opera. He has also been recorded as a soloist for Radio New Zealand.
A former Dame Malvina Major emerging artist, Kernot is now a lecturer in voice at the New Zealand School of Music, at Victoria University.