Halcyon launches ‘Kingfisher’
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Halcyon launches ‘Kingfisher’

Chamber vocal ensemble Halcyon has a new project underway.  Kingfisher, Songs for Halcyon is a seminal commissioning project to celebrate and indeed commemorate 15 years of music making by Australia’s leading ensemble for contemporary vocal chamber music. In the decade and a half since its inception, Halcyon has undertaken performing, commissioning, recording and maintained a strong presence in the Australian new…

‘Tales of Two Cities’ from the Sydney Chamber Choir and the Adelaide Chamber Singers
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‘Tales of Two Cities’ from the Sydney Chamber Choir and the Adelaide Chamber Singers

The Sydney Chamber  Choir and Adelaide Chamber Singers reprise their successful 2012 collaboration to perform two famous works for forty voices – Thomas Tallis’ monumental Spem in alium and Gabriel Jackson’s companion piece Sanctum est Lumen Verum. Jackson’s  work has been described in Gramophone magazine as an ‘astonishing tour de force in  which the strands of musical texture cascade…

The Sydney Chamber Choir and Sydney Camerata join forces for Easter cantatas
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The Sydney Chamber Choir and Sydney Camerata join forces for Easter cantatas

The Sydney Chamber Choir conducted by its Musical Director Paul Stanhope performs two vividly contrasting Eastertide settings of Christ’s final words on the cross. James MacMillan’s dramatic cantata Seven Last Words from the Cross delivers a powerful Easter message, alongside a sublime contemplative setting by the German Baroque master Heinrich Schütz. Themes of sorrow and redemption…