opera arts support group vocal scholarship final
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opera arts support group vocal scholarship final

  Six of Australia’s most promising young singers from around the nation will compete in the final round of the 2012 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera & Arts Support Group Vocal Scholarship this week. Sopranos Amy Corkery and Tabatha McFadyen, mezzo-sopranos Anna Dowsley and Bridget Kate Patterson baritone Samuel Johnson, and bass Luke Stoker will by vying for prizes…

Haydn’s ‘Theresienmesse’ at Christ Church St Laurence
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Haydn’s ‘Theresienmesse’ at Christ Church St Laurence

  Celebrating the anniversary of its Feast of Dedication, Christ Church St Laurence presents its annual Orchestral Mass, with its choir and orchestra performing Haydn’s Theresienmesse. The performance includes Sir Hubert Parry’s I Was Glad  as the introit and the motet Behold the tabernacle of God by William Harris.  Soprano Amy Corkery, alto Anna Dowsley, tenor Pascal Herrington and bass Alexander Knight, are…

never mind who named it….haydn’s nelson mass is one of the best
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never mind who named it….haydn’s nelson mass is one of the best

Christchurch St Laurence at Sydney’s Railway Square celebrates the the 166th anniversary of the dedication of the church (1845) with a Orchestral Mass this Sunday. For this major milestone, they have selected to perform Haydn’s Nelson Mass. There are varying accounts of how the Nelson Mass acquired its nickname. One explanation is that it was performed when…