Tag Archives: Christopher Bowen

Singing On

2020 has passed and in 2021 the Grads are “Singing On”. In our first concert for this year the choir will perform for the first time at the historic Fort Street High School in Petersham. A varied program will see … Continue reading

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Summer Music with the Sydney University Graduate Choir

Have you subscribed to our YouTube channel? The Sydney University Graduate Choir recently released a second ‘Best of’ compilation of past performances hand-picked by Christopher. Listen here We also have a not-to-be-missed sale of performace CDs produced prior to 2017. … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2020

** STOP PRESS ** As a result of the hugely positive response, the video of An Australian War Requiem will remain available for a further week, to the end of Sunday May 3rd, the day that we were to have … Continue reading

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2020 Concert Season

Our 2020 Concert Season features some of the best choral music ever written. We will take you on a musical journey through the ages and carry you away to ancient and exotic places. Expect a season of dramatic, lyrical and … Continue reading

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Gossec’s Messe des Morts – Concert Reflections

On Sunday, 5 May, the Choir presented its first subscription concert of the 2019 season, the Australian premiere of the Messe des Morts (Requiem) of the little-known François-Joseph Gossec (1734-1829). The initiative for the choice of this work came from … Continue reading

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SUGC Chamber Choir to perform at Shoalhaven

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

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Sing On Report – An Australian War Requiem

In his insightful analysis of the coup d’etat that brought Louis Napoleon to power in France in 1848, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, Karl Marx famously commented: “Hegel says somewhere that all great events and personalities in world history … Continue reading

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Have you seen the ‘Australian War Requiem’ web site?

If you haven’t already discovered it, there is a special web site that covers a wide range of topics associated with ‘An Australian War Requiem’ by Christopher Bowen. This dramatic and moving work is to be performed in Sydney Town … Continue reading

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The soaring heights of Romantic music

Next Sunday, May 6th, the Sydney University Graduate Choir launches its 2018 concert season with performances of Nicholai’s Te Deum and Mendelssohn’s Psalm 42 & Psalm 114. Composed by Otto Nicolai in 1832, the Te Deum is a large-scale work … Continue reading

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Sydney Sings is back in 2018!

The Sydney Sings … concert series returns to the Sydney Town Hall on  Remembrance Day, 11 November 2018, with a performance of An Australian War Requiem. This original work, composed by contemporary Australian composer Christopher Bowen OAM, was first performed … Continue reading

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