Ross Edwards On His ‘Missa Alchera’ (Mass Of The Dreaming)
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Ross Edwards On His ‘Missa Alchera’ (Mass Of The Dreaming)

This weekend, the Sydney Chamber Choir directed by Richard Gill will perform Ross Edwards’ Missa Alchera (Mass of the Dreaming).  Written in 2009 for 8 part SATB chorus this is a Sydney premiere for the mass. Ross Edwards explains in his own words, his inspiration behind the mass and the creative process by which he composed…

Ross Edwards Previews His Missa Alchera
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Ross Edwards Previews His Missa Alchera

This Saturday, the Sydney Chamber Choir joins forces with orchestra seventeen88, conducted by Richard Gill to perform Ross Edwards’ Missa Alchera which reveals deep connections between time, ritual, place and the Dreaming of Australia’s Indigenous peoples. In this Q and A, Ross Edwards talks about his early memories of music, his inspirations and the process of writing the…

Sydney Chamber Choir And orchestra seventeen88 Join Forces For Nelson Mass
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Sydney Chamber Choir And orchestra seventeen88 Join Forces For Nelson Mass

The Sydney Chamber Choir joins forces with orchestra seventeen88, conducted by Richard Gill in their final performance for 2016, performing Joseph Haydn’s Nelson Mass. Joseph Haydn wrote his ‘Nelson’ Mass for a world in turmoil: Napoleon’s armies were sweeping across Europe and had nearly reached the gates of Vienna. Haydn’s response was to write music…