Sydney Chamber Choir Explores Maritime Themes In ‘Behold- the Sea!’
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Sydney Chamber Choir Explores Maritime Themes In ‘Behold- the Sea!’

Sydney Chamber Choir embarks on Behold – the Sea! a choral voyage through maritime disaster, epic adventure, revelation, island magic and a reverence for sea coasts and depths, in a panoramic concert curated by leading choral conductor, Jonathan Grieves-Smith. Performing with the choir are cellist Christopher Pidcock and violist Heather Lloyd. Walt Whitman’s declamation Behold – the…

Concert Review: The Queen Of Heaven/The Sixteen
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Concert Review: The Queen Of Heaven/The Sixteen

It’s a curious fact that the most revered exponents of early Italian choral music today, are not the Italians  but the English. In January 2011, Gramophone Magazine published a list of what it claimed were the top 20 choirs in the world. Nominated in fourth place was Harry Christophers’ ensemble The Sixteen, who performed their…

Sydney Chamber Choir: Passion + Resurrection
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Sydney Chamber Choir: Passion + Resurrection

Celebrating 40 years of music making,  the Sydney Chamber Choir opens its 2015 season with Passion + Resurrection, a programme which focuses on the Easter themes of sacrifice and new hope in an exploration of startling musical contrasts. At its heart is the Australian premiere of Passion and Resurrection, by leading young Latvian composer, Eriks Ešenvalds (b 1977)….