‘Opera in ecclesiastical dress’ – Willoughby Symphony performs Verdi’s ‘Requiem’
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‘Opera in ecclesiastical dress’ – Willoughby Symphony performs Verdi’s ‘Requiem’

The Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and Choir, conducted by Dr Nicholas Milton present a performance of Verdi’s Requiem this week. Soprano Sarah Ann Walker, mezzo-soprano Anna Yun, tenor David Woodward, and bass-baritone James Martin are the soloists in this monumental and dramatic sacred work, which conductor Hans von Bulow called Oper in Kirchengewande (opera in ecclesiastical dress). Following the completion of Aida…

Lauris Elms 80th birthday concert
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Lauris Elms 80th birthday concert

It is surely a sign of the high esteem in which an artist is held, to have your peers gather to celebrate your achievements.  Such is the respect and deep affection held for contralto Lauris Elms, AM, OBE, as she celebrates her 80th birthday this year. On Sunday, the Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Opera…