Nexas Quartet With Coleman-Wright Present Composers In Exile
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Nexas Quartet With Coleman-Wright Present Composers In Exile

  Virtuosic saxophone ensemble the Nexas Quartet presents the latest Sunday afternoon musical treat as part of the popular Prelude in Tea concert series at the Independent Theatre, North Sydney. Nexas Quartet will present a programme entitled Composers in Exile, featuring adaptations of cabaret works by composers from the Weimar Era until World War II.  The…

CD Review: SOAR/ Gondwana Chorale
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CD Review: SOAR/ Gondwana Chorale

The national youth choir Gondwana Chorale, conducted by Paul Holley and Carl Crossin, has released its debut recording SOAR. Featuring 16 tracks, both sacred and secular, most works are by living Antipodean composers. This repertoire is the hallmark of the ensemble, established in 2008, which has drawn its singers from around the nation. Contrasting with the…

Coastal A Cappella Wins Short + Sweet Voices Festival
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Coastal A Cappella Wins Short + Sweet Voices Festival

After hotly contested preliminary rounds involving almost 30 a cappella (unaccompanied) choirs, ten choirs entered the finals of the Short + Sweet Voices Festival held at the Concourse Theatre, Chatswood, last weekend. Performing in every sort of musical genre and style and in ensembles of all sizes, from quartets to more than 50 singers, the…