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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.
Category Archives: Outside activities
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
On Sunday 2 August, the Chamber Choir provided singers to supplement the Central Coast Chorale (CCC) for a performance of Mozart’s wonderful Requiem KV626 at Gosford. This was only the latest example of cooperation between the two choirs, which have … Continue reading
Longtime Grads soprano and sometime Rockdale Opera Chorus Member, Dawn Plasto, has brought this upcoming event (in which she is appearing) to our attention: The Rockdale Opera Company is back in production with a stunning production of Franz Lehar’s Merry … Continue reading
One week before Christmas the Sydney University Graduate Choir joined with the Sydney Community Choir and the Central Coast Chorale (conducted by Christopher Bowen), Waitara Voices (from Waitara Public School, conducted by Jenny Bell), and the joyous soprano voice of Elke … Continue reading
On Sunday the 11th of August, as Sydney’s CBD was locked down for 85,000 runners in the City-to-Surf, and as kids across the Central Coast were getting excited about the Moscow Circus while their dads resigned themselves to missing the rugby … Continue reading
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
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
On a cool but sunny Sunday morning, a group of 12 singers from the Chamber Choir were at the Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour, to provide some choral entertainment at the opening of a new section of the “Welcome Wall”. … Continue reading
On Monday 16 April, Grads members provided the entertainment at what is becoming a regular item on the University calendar, the so-called ‘Golden Graduates Luncheon’, at which graduates of earlier times are given the opportunity to return to the University … Continue reading