The Australian Chamber Choir: Bach In The Castle Of Heaven
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The Australian Chamber Choir: Bach In The Castle Of Heaven

The Australian Chamber Choir directed by Douglas Lawrence OAM, brings its programme Bach In The Castle Of Heaven to Sydney and Bowral after a sell out performance in Melbourne. Director Douglas Lawrence OAM, renowned for his engaging programs, has taken as a starting point a comment made by John Eliot Gardiner in Bach: Music in the Castle of…

April Highlights
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April Highlights

  Chamber/cello  – There are two outstanding chamber music events in April with the Sitkovetsky Trio presented by Music Viva performing the music of Smetana, Beethoven (the Archduke Trio) and the world premiere of a new work by Carl Vine, commissioned for Music Viva by Julian Burnside AO QC to commemorate the composer’s 60th birthday. April…

The St John Passion For Easter
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The St John Passion For Easter

For their 2014 Lenten concerts, the Choir of Christ Church St Laurence is joined by the St Laurence Baroque Orchestra conducted by Dr Neil McEwan to present J. S. Bach’s mighty St John Passion, BWV 245. Although Bach never wrote an opera, both his surviving Passions owe a great deal to the operatic tradition. The St John Passion is…