Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sydney Sings Messiah Sunday 18 November 2012 at 3pm in Sydney Town Hall

Yes, we will be holding Sydney Sings Messiah in 2012! With the generous support of the City of Sydney and Westfield Sydney, we are once again presenting Sydney Sings Messiah in 2012! The performance will take place in Sydney Town … Continue reading

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Golden Graduates Luncheon

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

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Sound Cloud 1988

Whilst many readers may have found the recent April Fool post ‘Sydney Harbour Verdi Requiem’ too improbable to possibly be true, for some older singers with the Grads it actually brought back memories of an all-too-real floating chorale. The occasion … Continue reading

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News from previous Joan Carden Award Winners

The Choir has received excellent news about the progress being made by Joan Carden Award winners, Rachel Bate (2010) and Emma Moore (2011). Rachel, who is undertaking a Young Artist’s Program in Cologne, after winning the German Opera Award in … Continue reading

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Joan Carden Award 2012

The Joan Carden Award for 2012 has been won by mezzo soprano Agnes Sarkis. The judges also singled out soprano Amy Corkery, and mezzo soprano Anna Dowsley, for encouragement. The photos below, including the judging panel (great soprano Joan Carden … Continue reading

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Letter from Rachael Woods

Hi Everyone at Choir, I would like to share the wonderful opportunities that I have to go to Perth and then Uganda. I see it as almost a fluke in a way. Well, not really, but I have a dear … Continue reading

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Grads to star in Sydney Harbour ‘Verdi Requiem’

In a bold move the Sydney University Graduate Choir has announced an epic new production of the Verdi Requiem, to be performed on Sydney Harbour next year. The conductor, soloists, orchestra and guest choir will perform from a floating stage … Continue reading

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