Classical

The Sprig of Thyme

Date: 
Sat, 17/08/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

green sillouette tree child S.jpgThe Illawarra Choral Society is delighted to announce our upcoming performance of The Sprig of Thyme, under the direction of Meryl Jackson-Kew. This collection of beautiful traditional folk songs arranged by John Rutter includes the melodic ‘Afton Water’ and the lively Tyneside workers’ song, ‘The Keel Row’. This lovely work will be complemented by a program of other short musical pieces.

Contact Name: 
Illawarra Choral Society
Contact Phone: 
02 0420243404
Contact Email: 
illawarrachoralsociety [at] hotmail [dot] com
Venue Name: 
Figtree Anglican Church 4 - 10 Gibsons Road
Town/Suburb: 
Figtree
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Mostly Schubert

Date: 
Sun, 18/08/2019 - 2:30pm

An afternoon of lieder, choral, and chamber music.

Sunday August 18th at 2.30 pm
Mosman Art Gallery

Mosman Symphony Chorus
Susan Briedis | choral director

Bev Kennedy | piano
Ashlynn Rees | soprano
Thomas Bruce | baritone
The Mosman Symphony Wind Quartet

www.mosmanorchestra.org.au

Contact Name: 
Linda Entwistle
Contact Phone: 
0418679446
Contact Email: 
lindapiccolista [at] gmail [dot] com
Venue Name: 
Mosman Art Gallery
Town/Suburb: 
Mosman

Bel a cappella | Concerto for Choir

Date: 
Sun, 04/08/2019 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Awarded chamber choir Bel a Cappella, directed by Anthony Pasquill, presents one of the choral masterpieces of the 20th century, Alfred Schnittke's, Choir Concerto, in the amazing acoustic surrounds of Cardinal Cerretti Chapel on the clifftops of Manly.
Program includes:
Richard Strauss: Der Abend Op. 34/1
David Lang: I lie
Caroline Shaw: Fly Away I
Felix Mendelssohn: Sacred Choruses Op. 115
John Cage: Ear to Ear and Four2
William Harris: Bring Us, O Lord God
Alfred Schnittke: Choir Concerto

Contact Name: 
Pepe Newton
Contact Phone: 
0412548703
Contact Email: 
publicity [at] belacappella [dot] org [dot] au
Venue Name: 
Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel
Town/Suburb: 
MANLY

Macquarie Singers - Vivaldi Pop-Up Concert

Date: 
Sat, 10/08/2019 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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Macquarie Singers, together with friends from Sydney and beyond*, meet for a day of exuberant music-making on Vivaldi's iconic Gloria RV589. Come and experience the result in concert, along with some sparkling classics from Macquarie Chamber Orchestra.

* Guest singers welcome. Registrations close July 26.

Conductor: Dr Sarah Penicka-Smith
Soprano: Hester Wright
Mezzo-Soprano: Alexandra Mathew
Organ: Titus Grenyer

Contact Name: 
Janet Stacey
Contact Phone: 
0404 051 845
Contact Email: 
secretary [at] mus [dot] org [dot] au
Venue Name: 
Turramurra Uniting Church
Town/Suburb: 
Turramurra
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Mozart Requiem - Phoenix Choir

Date: 
Sun, 04/08/2019 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Phoenix Choir are bringing a full performance of Mozart’s final choral masterpiece to the Blue Mountains, with professional soloists including local favourite tenor David Hamilton and full orchestra led by Rebecca Daniel with a brass section led by Volker Schoeller.

Contact Name: 
Robert Smith
Contact Phone: 
0417 200 487
Contact Email: 
treasurer [at] phoenixchoir [dot] org [dot] au
Venue Name: 
Phillips Hall Community Center
Town/Suburb: 
Blackheath
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Coro Austral presents Jewels of Latin America

Date: 
Sun, 07/07/2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Why are Astor Piazzola, Violeta Parra and Compay Segundo so revered?
What do ‘Chan Chan’, ‘Besame Mucho’ and the Swingle Singers have in common?

You will find the answers in ‘JEWELS OF LATIN AMERICA’, a showcase of outstanding choral gems from Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela - with extra pearls inspired by the music of Latin America from Australia’s Joseph Twist and the USA’s Elliot Z. Levine.

Contact Name: 
David Alan Goodwin
Contact Phone: 
+61410505562
Contact Email: 
dgoodwin237 [at] gmail [dot] com
Venue Name: 
8 Rivertop Close
Town/Suburb: 
NORMANHURST
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Macquarie Singers - Free Singing Workshop

Date: 
Sat, 29/06/2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us for a FREE singing workshop under the baton of Dr Sarah Penicka-Smith, our expert and welcoming Principal Conductor. No experience necessary!

Enjoy learning techniques to develop beautiful sounds and balance in a group, focusing on Vivaldi's famous 'Gloria' RV 589*. You are welcome to join us for a social afterwards at Epping Club.

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* If you love singing Vivaldi, and love singing with Sarah, check out our Pop-Up Vivaldi day in August. Details at www.mus.org.au.

Contact Name: 
Janet Stacey
Contact Phone: 
0404 051 845
Contact Email: 
secretary [at] mus [dot] org [dot] au
Venue Name: 
Epping Baptist Church
Town/Suburb: 
Epping NSW
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Messiah with Goossens' orchestration

Date: 
Sun, 23/06/2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Willoughby Symphony Choir are presenting Handel’s Messiah on Sunday June 23 2019 July at 2.00 pm at The Concourse in Chatswood.

This performance is Messiah with a difference - it includes the full symphonic orchestration by Sir Eugene Goossens which adds a remarkable depth to this much-loved oratorio. This is a very unique arrangement that has rarely been heard in Australia.

The choir is accompanied by the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra, along with four wonderful soloists - Penelope Mills, Anna Dowsley, Robert MacFarlane and Christopher Richardson

Contact Name: 
Sue Francis
Contact Phone: 
0419238782
Contact Email: 
admin [at] willoughbychoir [dot] com [dot] au
Venue Name: 
The Concourse
Town/Suburb: 
Chatswood
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Macquarie Singers - Pop-up Vivaldi Registrations

Date: 
Mon, 13/05/2019 - 9:00am - Fri, 26/07/2019 - 11:59pm

Registrations Now Open!

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Come and sing Vivaldi’s most popular ‘Gloria’ with Macquarie Singers.

Join Dr Sarah Penicka-Smith and the Macquarie Chamber Orchestra on Saturday August 10 for an inspiring day of rehearsing and performing Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria in D Major' RV589.

Register now at: http://www.mus.org.au/pop-up-vivaldi-registration/
Registration includes lunch and post-concert supper.
Closing date: 26th July

Contact Name: 
Janet Stacey
Contact Phone: 
0404 051 845
Contact Email: 
vivaldi [at] mus [dot] org [dot] au
Venue Name: 
Turramurra Uniting Church
Town/Suburb: 
Turramurra
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A Royal Affair

Date: 
Sat, 01/06/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Artists
Sydney Chamber Choir
Sam Allchurch Conductor
The Muffat Collective

Williamson Love, the Sentinel
Williamson Symphony for Voices
Weir The Song Sung True
Weir A Blue True Dream of Sky
Weir Love Bade me Welcome
Handel Dettingen Te Deum
Handel Zadok the Priest

Masterworks from two Masters of the Queen’s Music, plus two of Handel’s grandest royal works.

Contact Name: 
Stephen Bydder
Contact Phone: 
0439 412 823
Contact Email: 
administrator [at] sydneychamberchoir [dot] org
Venue Name: 
Great Hall, University of Sydney
Town/Suburb: 
Camperdown
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