Willoughby Choir Performs Elijah
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Willoughby Choir Performs Elijah

The Willoughby Symphony Choir will perform Mendelssohn’s glorious oratorio Elijah, considered by some to be his greatest work. Elijah is a masterpiece for singers and orchestra featuring solos and ensemble of great beauty and some of the most awe-inspiring choruses ever written. Inspired by the Old Testament story of the prophet Elijah, the work is a…

SUGS Presents A Rare Requiem
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SUGS Presents A Rare Requiem

Franz von Suppé (1819 – 1895) might be considered a one hit wonder for his Light Cavalry Overture but the Australian composer wrote a considerable amount music for voice which included four operettas and a Requiem, a work that is little known to Australian audiences, but one that warrants greater attention. The Sydney University Graduate Choir…

Sydney University Graduates Perform Dvorak
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Sydney University Graduates Perform Dvorak

The Sydney University Graduate Choir and Orchestra conducted by Christopher Bowen perform Antonin Dvořák’s Stabat Mater in the marvellous acoustic and evocative atmosphere of the The Great Hall, University of Sydney. Completed in 1877 and underpinned by his grief at the untimely death of his children, the Stabat Mater tells of the profound grief of Mary as…