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Nelson Civic Choir sing classical big works. We are passionate about singing. We are an un-auditioned choir of all ages. Our hope is that people of all ages will join us.

Mass of the Children

Saturday 10 April 7.30pm. Nelson Civic Choir’s first concert of the year will be celebrated with the Nelson Youth choir and orchestra to present Rutter’s ‘Mass of the Children’ with guest Soprano soloist Lilia Caparnelli and Baritone/Tenor, Chris McRae. In addition, the choir will perform Mendelssohn’s ‘Hear my Prayer’’, and Ireland’s ‘Greater love hath no man’ with organist Alan Gray.…

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Nelson Civic Choir is a non-audition, community-based choir that is one of the oldest in the country. Our aim is to provide high quality performances of major classical choral works as well as many lesser known works. These concerts, in conjunction with orchestral or other accompaniment, add greatly to Nelson’s rich cultural tradition. We would love you to be part of our community.

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We celebrated our 160th anniversary in 2020. In 1988 the choir acquired its present name, reflecting its place in the community. A recent trend, welcomed by the choir, has been the participation of younger singers who have subsequently gone on to further their studies in music. We are proud to offer young people the opportunity to participate in major choral productions, both enhancing their experience and increasing their confidence in performance.

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