Another challenging year has passed and the Grads are “Singing On” once again. Our first concert for 2022 will be a curated collection of choral and instrumental pieces, in a style similar to that of the very popular and enjoyable concert we presented at Fort Street High School in May 2021.
Our varied program includes pieces by Dowland, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Saint-Saëns, Fauré, Bowen and others. It features a medley of songs from Bernstein’s masterpiece, West Side Story, and Beethoven’s Gellert Lieder, arranged for four-part choir by Christopher Bowen. We will also perform Fauré’s beautiful Cantique de Jean Racine.
The concert includes a new choral work – Diffugere Nives — by young Sydney composer Courtney Cousins. This work was especially commissioned by the Sydney University Graduate Choir; its world premiere will take place at this concert.
These works will be accompanied, in various combinations, by piano, string quartet and harp.
The concert will be conducted by our distinguished music director, Christopher Bowen OAM.
Amy Moore once again joins us as our soprano soloist. Amy is an accomplished soloist whose broad repertoire includes a particular focus on baroque and contemporary music.
Nathan Bryon, a young tenor, is an emerging star who has rapidly distinguished himself as an operatic singer and Oratorio soloist with Sydney orchestras and choirs
Noah Peres will provide his brilliant piano accompaniment for our concert We are pleased to be able to accept NSW Discover vouchers for this concert. However, these can only be redeemed for tickets purchased in person. Please present your voucher at the door to claim your $25 saving.
We will perform once again at the historic Fort Street High School in Petersham.
The concert takes place on Sunday 8 May at 3pm
I do hope that you’ll be able to join us for this very special concert.
Purchase your tickets at the door from 2.15, or advance purchase at https://www.trybooking.com/eventlist/sydneyunigraduatechoir
President, Sydney University Graduate Choir