Category Archives: Uncategorized

Gallipoli—a name that will never be forgotten

Extracts from letter to his mother, written 19th May from hospital ship ‘Seang Choon’ at Lemnos island by Platoon Sergeant Lisle M Lane (4th Battalion), who was wounded on the 26th April, but is now at the front again fighting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

‘Thy battle’s fought’—Interview with Pamela Traynor, librettist—Part 2

Finding Reginald James Godfrey (This post was also published at An Australian War Requiem website.) In one of the letters Christopher and I read at the Australian War Memorial, written by Asdruebal James Keast to his mother during the War, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Sydney University Graduate Choir – Concert Season 2014

2014 is promising to be one of the most exciting years yet for the Sydney University Graduate Choir. We have a diverse series of concerts planned, giving us glimpses of other times and places, of sorrow and loss, quiet reflection … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment


On Sunday 19 August, the Choir will present its next Great Hall concert, a program of sacred music by Schubert (1797-1828), under the title ‘A Heavenly Schubertiade’. In her beautifully written, prize-winning memoir of 2011, ‘Piano Lessons’, the fine Australian … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

An Olympian Story

Elisa (daughter of second soprano Karina Barnard) took up archery in 2003 after attending a school camp and trying it out. Elisa was a little on the uncoordinated side at times; she was often the one to be patched up … Continue reading

Posted in Special Events, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mendelssohn’s Paulus SOLD OUT

We sold the last tickets for our 60th Anniversary concert yesterday. As a result there will be no tickets available on the door apart from those that are already paid for and are awaiting pickup. We’re sorry for any inconvenience … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment