Category Archives: Orchestra

News from our Orchestra

In addition to the engagement of Kirsten Williams as Concertmaster, another recent development serves to underline the exceptional quality of our orchestral players. In May, when a cellist had to drop out late and at short notice from the orchestra … Continue reading

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Introducing Kirsten Williams – Concertmaster

We are indeed fortunate to have the talented Kirsten Williams leading our orchestra. Not only is Kirsten a gifted musician but her charm and style give pleasure to both players and audience. As our new concert master it’s time to … Continue reading

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Changing of the guard in the leadership of the orchestra

One of the important factors, which makes attending concerts by the Sydney University Graduate Choir a rewarding experience is the consistently outstanding contribution made by our excellent orchestral musicians. Christopher Bowen has established such a good rapport with them that … Continue reading

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Some feedback on our Zelenka – Vivaldi concert December 2013

After months of hard work in rehearsals, it’s always rewarding to receive positive feedback at the time of performance. We were very pleased to hear from two of our orchestra members after our recent concert in the University of Sydney … Continue reading

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Zelenka Redux

On Sunday, 1 December the Choir gave its third subscription concert for 2013, the major work of which was the Australian premiere of the Mass in C, (Missa Dei Patris) of the Bohemian composer, Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745).  Zelenka is regarded … Continue reading

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STAN KORNEL – violinist and orchestra leader

Both choristers and audiences have observed the professional leadership which Stan Kornel has brought to our Orchestra since taking up the position We thought it would be of interest to learn something about Stan his music and other activities. Q … Continue reading

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