Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir perform a selection of Christmas carols and mix them with music about stars and the mystery of the winter season.
Bob CHILCOTT: Nova! Nova!
Igelese ETE (NZ): Nova Nova
Chris ARTLEY (NZ): Deck the Halls
Anthony RITCHIE (NZ): Es is ein Ros
Daniel ELDER: O Magnum Mysterium
David HAMILTON (NZ): Quittez, Pasteurs
Eve DE CASTRO-ROBINSON (NZ): Star of Wonder
Ēriks EŠENVALDS: Stars
Daniel ELDER: Star Sonnet
John TAVENER: Birthday Sleep
Robert WIREMU (NZ): Extra rations of Wine
Peter GRITTON: Follow That Star
The performance also includes poems by English writer Godfrey Rust. These are read by Catrin Johnsson:
Recorded at St Matthew's in the City, Auckland on 21 July 2019 by RNZ
Sound engineer: Adrian Hollay