Our Next Concert
Sunday 21 May 2017 – La Belle Époque
La Belle Epoque was a golden age of French creativity. The Sydney University Graduate Choir is delighted to present a performance of choral music of this era, accompanied by full orchestra and the organ of the Great Hall, Sydney University.
Works on this program will be the beautiful and moving Requiem by Saint-Saëns, Cesar Franck’s Psalm 150, and the justly famous Pavane by Fauré – here performed in a choral version created by the composer.
A highlight of the concert will be a performance of Christopher Bowen’s Démocratie. It was prescient for a 20 year old poet from the 19th century, Arthur Rimbaud, to write a work that reflects the tensions and drama of our current world politics. This has been set to music by the Choir’s Music Director, Christopher Bowen, inviting the listener into a world of witty satire and political provocation.
This concert marks Christopher Bowen’s 25th anniversary as Music Director of the Choir.
3pm Sunday 21 May 2017
Great Hall, University of Sydney
Sydney University Graduate Choir and Orchestra
The Great Hall organ will be played by Peter Kneeshaw.
Music Director and Conductor
Christopher Bowen OAM
Elke Hook – Soprano
Barbara Jin – Alto
Andrew Goodwin – Tenor
Simon Lobelson – Bass
$50 full adult price
$45 full pensioners (not seniors cards)
$25 full time students & children 16 and under
To purchase tickets
Tickets to this concert are available through:
Seymour Centre Box Office: phone 02 9351 7940 or online via the Seymour Centre.
Engage the Chamber Choir for your event
Add an extra dimension to your next event – engage the Chamber Choir. The Chamber Choir is available to perform at a range of events including degree conferrings, formal services, weddings, parties, promotional events.
Please contact the Choir’s President to discuss details.
The Choir’s Chamber Choir, formed from within the full Choir in 2004, is designed to add to our flexibility and overall performance capacity. The Chamber Choir reached the state finals of the ABC FM Choir of the Year competition in 2006 and regularly performs at University and external events.