Category Archives: Concert reviews

Fred Blanks – successor required?

Well remembered Sydney Morning Herald music critic Fred Blanks died last year leaving an enormous cross-reference of musical events in the archives of the national library in Canberra. In 35 years his reviews for the SMH were always entertaining and … Continue reading

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A view from the audience

Poetic Inspirations Concert Dec 10th 2011 University of Sydney Graduate Choir and Orchestra, Sydney Conservatorium.  My technical grasp of music is pretty tenuous, but I really groove to big sounds. You know, Welsh hymns sung by the locals massed at … Continue reading

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Two Christophers Combined Makes a Divine Musical Mix!

We expected that our December concert, Poetic Inspirations, would be the highlight of the SUGC choral year – it was, after all, the grand finale to a solid rehearsal and performance calendar and so should have a certain flourish and … Continue reading

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Photos from the ‘Poets’ Concert

A selection of photos taken by professional photographer Christopher Muscat on December 10th. Thanks to C.M.M. Photography, who can be contacted on 0422 289 656 and cm.muscat@gmail.com.

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Review of “Poetic Inspirations” 10 December 2011

SUGC’s Christmas Concert, entitled “PoeticInspirations”, at the Verbrugghen Hall on Saturday 10thDecember 2011, was from all points of view an outstanding success. The program encompassed two orchestral works by Debussy (“Danses Sacrée at Profane” and “Prélude à l’Après Midid’un Faune”) … Continue reading

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Handel’s Saul

The Choir had set a very high standard with its May Great Hall concert, under the title Romantik Meets Klassik, but on Sunday 14 August came very close to equalling it with an excellent performance of Handel’s Saul. The primary … Continue reading

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