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Gondwana World Choral Festival: Sounds of Australia : Opening gala concert
- Date: Monday, 15 July 2019, 7pm
- Venue: Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall — Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW
- Tickets: Adult: $39 - $99 | Concession: $35 - $89 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 9250 7777
The opening gala of the Gondwana World Choral Festival kicks off a week-long party, celebrating 30 years of the Sydney Children’s Choir. Under their conductor and founder Lyn Williams AM, SCC will be joined by their companion Australian Festival Choirs to present the world premiere of a new work by renowned Australian composer Paul Stanhope.
The Sydney Children’s Choir will also premiere a specially commissioned work by leading US composer, Nico Muhly.
Choirs include: Sydney Children’s Choir, Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir, Gondwana Latitude 34, Hunter Singers, Luminescence Children’s Choir, Resonance of Birralee, Valla Voices, and Young Adelaide Voices.
Featured non-Australian music: Nico Muhly
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
|I am Martuwarra : for multiple treble choirs, SATB choir, piano and three percussionists (2019) by Paul Stanhope and Steve Hawke — World premiere|
— performed by Resonance (vocal ensemble), Hunter Singers, Valla Voices, Luminescence Chamber Singers and Gondwana Choirs
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