“The beauty and purity
of their singing made
to buy a copy
Nota Bene is Wellington’s most versatile chamber choir and has forged a reputation for its innovative programming and high performance standards. Under the musical directorship of Peter Walls, the ensemble performs a wide range of choral music, from classical through to contemporary art music and jazz.
5 April, St Mary of the Angels
Bach: Jesu, meine Freude; Weinen,
Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen
Conductor: Peter Walls
With The Queen's Closet instrumental
ensemble; & soloists Nicola Holt,
Maaike Christie-Beekman, John
Beaglehole, David Morriss
Serenade to Music
& Five Mystical Songs
3pm, 28 June, St Andrew on The Terrace
A Wellington Chamber Orchestra concert presents Vaughan Williams music, with Baroque Voices and Nota Bene.
28 September, St Andrews on The Terrace
Conductor: Shawn Condon
Karl Jenkin's Requiem brings together East and West, with Japanese Haiku combined with the traditional movements of the Latin Mass. Concert also features Eric Whitacre's Five Mystical Songs.
From piety to gluttony in song
A solstice musical feast
On the lighter side, a vocal jazz ensemble from within the choir has performed at a number of events around Wellington. Nota Bene also operates as a 'Choir for hire' for weddings and corporate functions.
In rehearsal for Christmas at Prefab, December 2018
Nota Bene, with choir founder and conductor Christine Agyle, at its 10th Anniversary concert in St Andrews on the Terrace. The concert has been featured on RNZ Concert a number of times.
Nota Bene performing in Old St Pauls at the 2010 International Christmas Festival. We performed again at the Festival on Thursday 5 December 2013.