Supertonic Choir – Vanishing Voices
Wellington choir Supertonic presents a concert showcasing songs in threatened and extinct indigenous languages, including new songs in te reo Māori by Vincent Olsen-Reeder.
- When Sun 21 May 2017, 6:30–8:00pm
Te Marae, Level 4
- Cost Waged $19, unwaged $14
Hear songs, poetry, and stories in languages including Canadian First Nations, Navajo, Nahuatl (Aztec), Welsh, and Australian Aboriginal languages.
Supertonic has collaborated with Māori musician and poet Vincent Olsen-Reeder to create songs in te reo Māori, New Zealand's own threatened language. These new songs premiere at the concert.
Formed in 2014, the 56-strong Supertonic choir has performed concerts of wildly diverse music – from Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Mass in G Minor to a celebration of Fleetwood Mac and David Bowie.