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Sydney Chamber Choir: Cycles : Sydney Festival 2021

Event

Sydney Chamber Choir: Cycles : Sydney Festival 2021

  • Date: Thursday, 21 January 2021, 8pm
  • Venue: York Theatre, Seymour Centre — Corner of City Rd and Cleveland St, Chippendale , NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the Sydney Festival 2021 series
  • Tickets: General: $49 (plus booking fee) — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

In this joyous and uplifting program of contemporary choral music, Sydney Chamber Choir celebrates the universal experience of transition and renewal: the changing of the seasons; the passing of one year into the next; the great circle of birth and death. Featuring works by contemporary composers Brenda Gifford, Paul Stanhope, Brooke Shelley, Ross Edwards, Jonathan Dove and David Conte, Cycles is a joyful celebration of life itself.

Program:

David Conte - Invocation and Dance
Jonathan Dove - The Passing of the Year
Ross Edwards - Flower Songs: ii. Tranquil
Brenda Gifford - Mother Earth / Minga Bagan (World Premiere)
Brooke Shelley - Praise the Lord
Paul Stanhope - The Land is Healed: Ban.Garay!
- I Have Not Your Dreaming

Artists

Sam Allchurch - Conductor
Sydney Chamber Choir
Jess Ciampa, Joshua Hill - Percussion
Luke Byrne, Jeremy So - Piano

Featured non-Australian music: David Conte, Jonathan Dove

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Flower songs : for 16 voices (SATB) and 2 percussionists (1987) ['ii. Tranquil'] by Ross Edwards
— performed by Sam Allchurch and Sydney Chamber Choir
I have not your dreaming : for SSAA choir (2005) by Paul Stanhope
— performed by Sam Allchurch and Sydney Chamber Choir
Mother Earth / Minga Bagan (unspecified choir) by Brenda Gifford — World premiere
— performed by Sydney Chamber Choir and Sam Allchurch
The land is healed : ban.garay! : for a cappella choir SATB (2014) by Paul Stanhope
— performed by Sam Allchurch and Sydney Chamber Choir
 Praise the Lord by Brooke Shelley

Featured artists

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