Auckland Libraries: Herbstleider

Heritage Concert: Herbstleider: acapella songs of Autumn

Thursday 21 May 12.10pm to 1pm Free

Korimako Collective present Herbstlieder, a rich and varied Autumn-themed programme of spoken poetry and a capella vocal chamber music drawn from the Renaissance to the 21st century.

Korimako Collective

​The programme features madrigals with texts on the changing of the seasons, Romantic part-songs that depict Autumn metaphorically as the emotional tumult of love, and lighter numbers, such as the famous jazz standard, Autumn Leaves. 

The ensemble will also perform contemporary classical works, including hauntingly beautiful new music by Auckland-based composers David Hamilton and Chris Adams. Korimako Collective is a flexible new collaboration of New Zealand's leading ensemble singers drawn from Voices NZ.

Please note: Heritage Concerts are popular, so arrive early to secure a seat.

About Heritage Concerts

Heritage Concerts are a special series of concerts where we have collaborated with the musicians to reflect the heritage nature of our collections. You can experience and enjoy them all, FREE in the centre of Auckland, a UNESCO City of Music.

When: Fortnightly from Thursday 23 April to Thursday 1 October, 12noon - 1pm

Where: Whare Wānanga, Level 2, Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero Central City Library, Lorne St, Auckland.

Listen to highlights of the 2019 Spring and Autumn season of Heritage Concerts on the Auckland Libraries podcast.

Korimako Collective

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