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Meet Bach Musica NZ, New Zealand's only ensemble consisting of a professional orchestra and a semi-professional choir dedicated to performing a wide range of music from Baroque to twenty-first century. Their highly acclaimed concerts include many NZ premieres of beautiful music from all over the world.

Music and artistic director Rita Paczian is a freelance conductor performing in New Zealand and abroad. As guest conductor she has also performed in most European countries, Australia, South Africa and the United States.

Bach Musica NZ’s colourful 2024 season features beautiful classical music from all of your favourite composers.


Concert One | Sunday 14 April, 5pm

Bach B minor Mass (Kyrie and Gloria)
Brandenburg Concerto No 3

Rita Paczian Conductor
Elizabeth Mandeno Soprano
Christie Cook Alto
Iain Tetley Tenor
James Harrison Bass

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Concert Two | Sunday 9 June, 5pm

Dvorak Mass in D major, op.86
Romance in F minor, op. 11
Slavonic Dance No 2, op. 72
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending

Rita Paczian Conductor
Yanghe Yu Violin
Emma McClean Soprano
Kate Spence Alto
Taylor Wallbank Tenor
Joel Amosa Bass

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Concert Three | Sunday 15 September, 5pm

Mendelssohn Symphony No 2
Hymn of Praise, op. 53

Rita Paczian Conductor
Gina Sanders Soprano
Libby Montgomery Soprano 2
Ridge Ponini Tenor

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Concert Four | Sunday 1 December, 5pm

Bach Christmas Oratorio, parts IV – VI

Rita Paczian Conductor
Joanna Foote Soprano
Stephen Diaz Countertenor
Andrew Grenon Tenor
Jonathan Eyers Bass

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Last updated: 08 February 2024