Sydney University Graduate Choir Relives La Belle Epoque
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Sydney University Graduate Choir Relives La Belle Epoque

The Sydney University Graduate Choir is delighted to present a performance of choral music of the  – the golden era of French creativity. The choir will be accompanied by a full orchestra and the organ of the Great Hall, Sydney University. Works on this program will be the Requiem by Saint-Saëns, Franck’s Psalm 150, and the…

Concert Review: The Fairy Queen/ Henry Purcell/ Con Opera
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Concert Review: The Fairy Queen/ Henry Purcell/ Con Opera

The Fairy Queen, Henry Purcell CON OPERA Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium Saturday 14 May 2016 Purcell’s stage works can present substantial difficulties for modern directors since, with the exception of Dido and Aeneas, they are all semi-operas.  That is, they are plays into which music is inserted as stand-alone masques which are only loosely connected to…