NZ Opera's Handel Benefit for Christchurch

Thursday 10 March 2011

NZ Opera's Handel Benefit for Christchurch

NBR New Zealand Opera and The Lautten Compagney present Handel With Care - a concert for Christchurch

“…from the first few bars, revelation burst upon us.” –NZ Herald

“…the Lautten Compagney fairly take your breath away.” –Radio NZ National

“…truly the music of friends.” –NZ Herald

Experience an hour of spectacular music with one of the world’s most acclaimed early music orchestras, The Lautten Compagney from Berlin, Germany. Direct from sell out performances at the Auckland season of 'Xerxes' and spontaneous standing ovations at their 'Handel with Care' and 'Timeless' concerts as part of the Auckland Arts Festival, The Lautten Compagney have generously donated their time to help support fundraising efforts for Christchurch in its time of need.

We invite you to take an hour out of your hectic week to relax and recharge your batteries while being swept away by the fresh, exquisite playing.

'Handel with Care' is a sensational selection of music from the operas and oratorios of George Frideric Handel and Henry Purcell. The programme includes Handel's 'Rinaldo' and 'Amadigi', and Purcell's 'The Fairy Queen' and 'King Arthur'.

All proceeds from Handel with Care go directly to New Zealand Government's Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.

Tickets are $35 + voluntary koha - book now at Ticketek.

No booking fee will be charged for this special fundraising event. With thanks to Ticketek and the St James Theatre for their generous support.