Young Singers Shine In The Festival of Summer Voices
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Young Singers Shine In The Festival of Summer Voices

Gondwana Choirs, the nation’s highly respected choral training ground is in the thick of its National Choral School. With more than 300 young singers, composers and conductors hot-housing vocal repertoire over a fortnight, you could be forgiven for expecting unbridled cacophony. On the contrary, these emerging musicians will be formed into six choirs under the…

VOX And Synergy Percussion Present ‘Petra’
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VOX And Synergy Percussion Present ‘Petra’

Synergy Percussion and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ young adult choir, VOX, will present Petra, a performance where voice and percussion combine to create a powerful, primeval musical force. Conducted by VOX Musical Director Elizabeth Scott, Petra, which means ‘stone’ in Greek, will feature works of gravity and intricacy from a selection of celebrated composers including Dan…

Nicholas Routley Writes
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Nicholas Routley Writes

On the eve of returning to conduct the 40th anniversary concert by the Sydney Chamber Choir, its founding director Nicholas Routley reflects on its growth and distinctive sound:  “In July 1975 four students from the Music Department at the University of Sydney asked me if I would like to form a specialist small choir. I…