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Verdi unchained, in Quentin Tarantino’s Day of Anger

To the heart-pounding pulse of ‘Dies Irae’ – that terrifying day of reckoning, when thundering trumpets summon the buried dead – a horde of Klu Klux Klansmen surges out of the Stygian dark, their baleful hoods lit by burning torches. … Continue reading

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SYDNEY TOWN HALL – A Musical Icon

The Sydney Town Hall has a rich musical history. Before the Sydney Opera House was opened in 1973, this sandstone architectural gem, recently superbly refurbished, was the handsome focal point of music-making in the city. Its Grand Organ, now 120 … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Verdi’s Requiem

As its contribution to observing the bicentenary of the birth of the great Italian composer, Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), the Choir will open its 2013 subscription season with a performance of his choral masterpiece, the Messa da Requiem, at 3.00 pm … Continue reading

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Some Messiah Photos

The rehearsal commences…. A break for lunch And here comes the audience… The Performance If you have a Facebook account you can see some more photos from the big day here.

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Sydney Sings Verdi Requiem with SydneyUniversity Graduate Choir

Dear Singers, Another opportunity to join Sydney University Graduate Choir and Orchestra under the baton of Christopher Bowen! “Sydney Sings…… Verdi Requiem”            Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Sydney Town  Hall. Expressions of Interest please! This event will celebrate the bicentenary … Continue reading

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SYDNEY SINGS MESSIAH 2012

On Sunday 18 November, the Choir organised the third edition of ‘Sydney Sings Messiah’ in the Sydney Town Hall.  Over 400 guest singers, who came from all over Sydney, as well as regional New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria and … Continue reading

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Handel’s Messiah – just 2 weeks to go!

With just 2 weeks to go, the excitement is mounting. On Sunday 18th November nearly 600 singers will converge on Sydney Town Hall to herald the Christmas season by performing perhaps the greatest European classical work – Handel’s Messiah. Individual … Continue reading

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Sydney Sings Messiah – Only One Month To Go

Do we know how many angels can dance on the point of a needle? Do we know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall? Too metaphysical? Too surreal? Too qantum to quantify? Probably. But if we were … Continue reading

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Sydney Sings Verdi Requiem – New Date!

A few weeks ago we wrote requesting Expressions of Interest to sing with us in Verdi’s Requiem next year at the Sydney Town Hall. For reasons beyond our control, we have had to change the dates which we sent you previously.  The … Continue reading

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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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