Concerts and Bookings


April 18 - At the Foot of the Cross

At the Foot of the Cross

Good Friday, 18th April 2014, 7.30pm

St Patrick's Cathedral, 43 Wyndham Street
Auckland City

Voices of Age of Discovery, directed by James Tibbles, presents a programme of Renaissance masterpieces for Holy Week.

Entry free; a retiring donation is much appreciated.

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May 17 - Organ PLUS - LEIPZIG

May 17| 7.30 pm

James Tibbles presents an all-Bach organ recital on the mechanical action 'German-style' instrument at St Patrick's Cathedral, Auckland City.

Prelude and Fugue in G BWV 541
Partite diverse sopra 'Sei gegruesset'  BWV 768
Prelude and Fugue in D  BWV 532

and Cantata 'Non sa che sia dolore' BWV 209, with

Fiona Tibbles - soprano
Sally Tibbles - baroque flute
Graham McPhail, Amelia Giles - baroque violin
Shelley Wilkinson - baroque viola
Margaret Cooke - baroque cello
James Tibbles - harpsichord

 


 
July 26 - Sans Souci

July 26 | 7.30 pm

Music from the court of Frederick the Great

Sally Tibbles, baroque flute

and

James Tibbles, harpsichord, fortepiano and clavichord

 

take us back to the palace of Sans Souci, Potstdam, for what promises to be an extraordinary evening of music by C.Ph. E. Bach,
in celebration of the 300th year of his birth.

Sonatas, Fantasias of all shapes and sizes. Watch this space for detailed programme information.

 

 
October 25 - Insalata Mista

October 25 | 7.30 pm

Insalata Mista  (mixed salad).  From 17th century Italy to late 18th Century France, and beyond.

A European grand tour through the baroque and beyond. Age of Discovery instrumentalists present music by Cima, Fontana, Fescobaldi, Rossi, Lous Couperin, Rameau, J.S. Bach and Mozart,

in the sumptous acoustics of St Luke's Church, Remuera Rd.

 
November 16 - Organ PLUS - LONDON

November 16 | 2pm

Organ PLUS - London

 

Organ Concertos by Handel, Stanley and Boyce, performed on the historic Avery organ at Ponsonby Baptist Church.

Including Corellis famous 'Christmas Concerto", in Billington's transcription for solo organ.

 

James Tibbles (organ), with the strings of Age of Discovery.

 
December 13 - A Ceremony of Carols

December 13 | 7.30 pm

St Patrick's Cathedral, Wyndham St, Auckland City

 

A Ceremony of Carols, Mediaeval carols, Renaissance motets, Baroque choral/orchestral, and Brritten's Ceremony of Carols

Age of Discovery Vocal and Choral Ensembles,

Age of Discovery Orchestra.

Helen Webby (harp)

Karen Grylls & James Tibbles (directors)

 


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