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This year marks ten years since SUGC began to record its concerts. As the then President, clearly a very wise person, said in reporting to the 2005 AGM: These recordings will serve as important documents for the Choir as an … Continue reading
Renowned mezzo-soprano Lauris Elms AM OBE attended the premiere of ‘An Australian War Requiem’ on 10 August 2014, and has kindly provided the following review of the performance. In this century we have grown accustomed to war, and celebrating violence seems … Continue reading
On Sunday, 10 August in the Sydney Town Hall, the choir gave its second subscription concert of 2014, the premiere performance of Christopher Bowen’s and Pamela Traynor’s An Australian War Requiem, commissioned by the choir to mark the centenary of … Continue reading
August 2014 marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1—the ‘war to end all wars’—a conflict which saw Australia first fight under its own flag, lose 60,000 to death and more than a hundred thousand to injury, and … Continue reading
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
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
With grateful thanks to photographers Tibor Morvay (concert and after) and Evelyne DeClerq (rehearsals).