Affetto returns to the Oratia Prayer House

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Sunday March 23rd sees a special performance by early music ensemble Affetto in the Oratia Prayer House.

Affetto – whose name in Italian means mood, emotion, effect – performed their first public concert at the Prayer House in 2010. Since then they have continued to explore the lesser known chamber music of the Baroque and Renaissance and are renowned for their inspiring interpretations of the beautiful music of the period. The four members of Affetto are all early music specialists, leaders in their respective fields, Kiwis, overseas trained, all playing authentic instruments and all hopelessly passionate about early music.

Affetto at their first concert - the Oratia Prayer House, 2010

Affetto at their first concert – the Oratia Prayer House, 2010

Over the last four years Affetto has taken the New Zealand music scene by storm, twice winning ‘Best Musical Performance’ at the Auckland Fringe Festival. Affetto features Jayne Tankersley (Soprano) Peter Reid (Cornetto, Baroque Trumpet) Polly Sussex (Viola da Gamba, Baroque Cello) and Rachael Griffiths-Hughes (Harpsichord, Organ).

Affetto in concert
3pm Sunday March 23rd
Oratia Prayer House
Tickets $30 / Under 18 year-olds free
Tickets are limited, so we advise booking now.
Call 09 378 10571 or email