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Instagram - @sydunigradchoir_singonJoan Carden Award 2019 Are you a talented young classical singer? The Sydney University Graduate Choir invites you to apply for the Joan Carden Award 2019. Open to singers aged between 22 and 35 years, prizes include • The chance of selection for a small Master Class with Joan Carden AO OBE • A solo engagement with the choir, which performs a wide range of classical choral works, in a concert • A cash prize of $6,000 • A People’s Choice Award Full details and the application form can be found on www.sydneysings.com.au Don’t delay – applications close cob 26 April 2019.Many thanks to Music Shoalhaven who hosted the SUGC Chamber Choir concert at Nowra School of Arts on Sunday 17th. The historic surroundings, warm acoustic and first rate grand piano all helped the Chamber Choir, conducted by Christopher Bowen OAM and accompanied by Noah Peres, give its best. The performance included works from Mendelsohn and Brahms and two pieces by Bowen, through gospel and folk (arr. Bowen) to musical favourites from Les Miserables and Lloyd-Weber. This was the Choir’s second performance for Music Shoalhaven, and we hope that there will be many more in future years.
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On Sunday 17 March 2019, the Sydney University Graduate Chamber Choir, conducted by Christopher Bowen OAM will present a performance for Music Shoalhaven in Nowra. Christopher Bowen has selected a wide range of repertoire for the concert, including popular contemporary … Continue reading
Last week we introduced two of our four very talented soloists, Agnes Sarkis (mezzo soprano) and Anita Kyle (soprano). This week we invite you to meet our tenor Nicholas Jones, and baritone Simon Lobelson, who will perform under the baton … Continue reading
Earlier this month, in the company of a music-loving friend, who has on more than one occasion been a member of our Guest Choir, I visited Adelaide to attend the Festival presentation of Brett Dean’s new opera, Hamlet. We drove … Continue reading
In preparation for the upcoming performance of Paulus, Mendelssohn’s rarely presented oratorio, at the Great Hall Sydney University on Sunday 10th December at 5pm, let’s meet the talented soloists who will be joining the Choir and Orchestra, under the baton … Continue reading
The Sydney University Graduate Choir is delighted to be performing Mendelssohn’s first oratorio, the rarely performed St. Paul – or Paulus, in the original German, in which it will be sung. A musical masterpiece, this work was one of the … Continue reading
Sydney based composer/conductor Christopher Bowen OAM, is one of Australia’s most prolific composers and versatile musicians. As an orchestral/choral conductor his enormous repertoire embraces all genres of music. He is also known for his skills as an expert arranger, pianist, … Continue reading
The magnificent Verdi Requiem, performed by the Sydney University Graduate Choir, a large guest choir and full orchestra, under the baton of music director Christopher Bowen OAM, is coming to the Sydney Town Hall on Sunday 12th November 2017. The … Continue reading
Sydney Chamber Opera’s production of Britten’s Rape of Lucretia at Carriageworks offered an opportunity to showcase the splendid talents of a number of the outstanding young soloists the Choir has worked with in recent years. Anna Dowsley (mezzo), who performed … Continue reading
On 13 August, the Choir presented for the second time the finals of the Joan Carden Award as part of a Great Hall concert with orchestra, in tandem with a performance of Mozart’s Requiem. It is always a pleasure and … Continue reading