Monthly Archives: August 2013

Verdi Videos

Those readers who participated in, or were in the audience for, Sydney Sings Verdi Requiem in May might be interested in having a look at these videos of the event, also available on YouTube. We know that their creator – … Continue reading

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Fabulously French – a feast of exquisite music

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

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This Sunday – Bach’s Johannes-Passion (BWV 245)

In our last two subscription concerts the Choir presented two sacred masterpieces – the German Requiem of Johannes Brahms and the Messa da Requiem of Giuseppe Verdi – by great composers whose religious faith was tenuous at best. Today, we … Continue reading

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Xmas in July

Food glorious food glazed ham and mustard dozens of gourmet salads and tiny plum puddings and custard At the lunch break during our work shop on Saturday 3rd August Grads celebrated Christmas in July a little late. The spread provided … Continue reading

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Grads Soloists Star in Pinchgut Production

Pinchgut Opera’s December production of Cavalli’s Giasone, a Venetian opera dating from 1649, loosely based on the Greek myth of Jason and the Argonauts, stars three young soloists, who have in recent years sung with the Choir: – Celeste Lazarenko … Continue reading

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