Sydney Chamber Choir premieres Yezerski’s Kaddish Avelim
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Sydney Chamber Choir premieres Yezerski’s Kaddish Avelim

  Over the years, the Sydney Chamber Choir has garnered a reputation for its sophisticated performances of the best in both established and emerging choral music. Musical Director Paul Stanhope has also extended the concept of ‘classical’ choral performances and pioneered programmes of music that crosses faiths and underscores similarities rather than differences in beliefs. The ultimate question of this aesthetic is  whether religion and music can…

Lux Aeterna from bel a capella
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Lux Aeterna from bel a capella

  This weekend Bel a capella presents ‘Lux Aeterna’, a clever programme of mostly 20th century gems of choral music. The repertoire pairs Paul Stanhope’s Lux Aeterna with Elgar’s ethereal work of the same name, and two collections of five songs – Sir Michael Tippett’s rhythmic Five Negro Spirituals and Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs. As well, the…