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
  • Where
    Te Marae, Level 4
  • Cost Waged $19, unwaged $14
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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.

About Supertonic

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.

Supertonic Choir on stage

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Supertonic Choir, 2016. Photograph by Rebecca Tate and courtesy of Supertonic Choir