Monthly Archives: July 2012


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

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Colin Fox on Paulus and Songs of the Heart

A few weeks ago, we sent to the respected ABC Classic FM presenter, Colin Fox, copies of the recordings of our performances of Mendelssohn’s Paulus and Christopher Bowen’s Songs of the Heart. Colin wrote to us on 21 July, commenting … Continue reading

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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

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Penelope Mills sings with the Kammer Ensemble

Penelope Mills, soprano soloist at the Grads forthcoming Schubertiade extravaganza, will be performing with the Kammer Ensemble next Friday at the City Recital Hall, Sydney. Here are the details, courtesy of 2MBS Fine Lines: The Kammer Ensemble teams up with glorious … Continue reading

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Members will recall young baritone, Andrew Finden, who received an honourable mention in the Choir’s Joan Carden Award (JCA) in 2007, and as a consequence was  given the chance to make an important contribution to our exciting performance of Haydn’s … Continue reading

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