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This Sunday – Bach’s Johannes-Passion (BWV 245)

In our last two subscription concerts the Choir presented two sacred masterpieces – the German Requiem of Johannes Brahms and the Messa da Requiem of Giuseppe Verdi – by great composers whose religious faith was tenuous at best. Today, we … Continue reading

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Xmas in July

Food glorious food glazed ham and mustard dozens of gourmet salads and tiny plum puddings and custard At the lunch break during our work shop on Saturday 3rd August Grads celebrated Christmas in July a little late. The spread provided … Continue reading

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Grads Soloists Star in Pinchgut Production

Pinchgut Opera’s December production of Cavalli’s Giasone, a Venetian opera dating from 1649, loosely based on the Greek myth of Jason and the Argonauts, stars three young soloists, who have in recent years sung with the Choir: – Celeste Lazarenko … Continue reading

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Contribute to the new-look Sing On blog!

Have you looked at the blog recently? We’ve given it a bit of a facelift – leave us a comment to let us know what you think. Do you like the photo and titles? Do you need sunglasses for the … Continue reading

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Marilyn responds

A response is required to the item posted recently with my name in the title. I can’t recognise the person described in that item, but must thank those responsible for its appearance; my son suggests that I try using that … Continue reading

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Thank You, Marilyn!

On 12 July, the Choir’s Committee farewelled and thanked Marilyn Gosling on the conclusion of her stint as Immediate Past President (IPP). Marilyn had completed one year in this supposedly honorific role and was well on the way to completing … Continue reading

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Le Quatorze Juillet, or An Affair to Remember…

The Chamber Choir was invited by the Sydney and Southern Highlands Music Society (Formerly Robertson Village Music Society) to present a program of largely French works to celebrate  Bastille Day and choristers duly made their way south to the picturesque, … Continue reading

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SSO to perform VERDI REQUIEM

Grads members and guest choristers still on a high after our Town Hall performance of Verdi’s Requiem can vicariously relive the experience this month, when the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, under its American Chief Conductor-designate, David Robertson, performs the great work … Continue reading

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A French Affair in Robertson

The Chamber Choir of the Sydney University Graduate Choir invites you to join them in A French Affair, an intimate concert perfectly timed to commemorate Bastille Day. The concert features inspirational music by Camille Saint-Saens, Gabriel Faure and Vincent D’Indy, … Continue reading

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Farewell to Neil Morrison

On Monday 24 June, some 25 Grads members, including your correspondent, attended the funeral of Neil Morrison, who had been a highly respected member of our bass section between 1997 and 2006. I had sat close to Neil in the … Continue reading

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