Sit down - we dare you!
The Auckland Philharthe exceptional Helen monia Orchestra all but Medlyn display her dazdares its audience to sit zling mezzo-soprano still when it takes the voice as she performs a stage to celebrate one collection of Noel Cowof world’s greatest muard favourites, includsic occasions: The Last ing Mad About the Boy Night of the Proms. and He Never Did That
This festive British to Me. Meanwhile, the institution, known for show-stopping aria Let its outlandish Union the Bright Seraphim Jack-inspired outfits, features the soprano of irreverent behaviour New Zealand’s rising and exceptional musistar Anna Leese. cal highlights from the Audiences at Last classical and not-so-clasNight of the Proms are sical repertoire, will be further encouraged to recreated in all its glory forget the traditional at the Aotea Centre on decorum of the concert Saturday August 30, hall as they raise their with the show starting voice in song to the rousat 7.30pm. ing numbers Rule, Bri-
The concert will see tannia!, Jerusalem and Elgar’s Land of Hope and Glory. The concert presents the perfect evening of entertainment for the entire family, or as an opportunity to get together a group of friends.
“From the first note to the last, this concert will show Auckland audiences that classical musicians know how to party,” says APO CEO Barbara Glaser. “To borrow from another British institution, this concert is going to be Absolutely Fabulous!”
Tickets to Last Night of the Proms are available from Ticketek.