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Voices of Angels: Stars
- Date: Monday, 12 December 2016 to Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 7pm
- Venue: City Recital Hall — 2 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW
- Tickets: $65/ $55 / $55 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 8256 2222
Led by Lyn Williams OAM and co-conductor Sam Allchurch, Voices of Angels STARS highlights the sublime sound of the Sydney Children’s Choir and Gondwana Voices in music evoking the majesty of stars and the grandeur of night. Experience music from the first Australian Indigenous children’s opera Ngailu, Boy of the Stars by Dan Walker, Morten Lauridsen’s heartfelt Sure on This Shining Night, and world premieres by Andrew Ford, Sally Whitwell and Kenneth Lampl.
And in Voices of Angels tradition, more than 200 young voices combine to perform moving renditions of traditional Christmas carols by John Rutter, Bob Chilcott and Owen Elsley. Experience the magic of Gondwana Choirs in the event that kick-starts the holiday season.
Featured non-Australian music: Lauridsen, Lampl, Rutter, Chilcott, Elsley
Featured Australian Works
|Dreaming the sky : choir by Paul Jarman|
— performed by Lyn Williams and Gondwana Voices
|Jubilate Deo : SA with orchestra accompaniment version (2010) by Joseph Twist|
— performed by Gondwana Voices and Lyn Williams
|Ngailu, Boy of the Stars : opera [music from] by Dan Walker|
— performed by Sydney Children's Choir and Gondwana Voices
|Peter Pan : an opera for children's choir (2017) [First Star Chorus] by Sue Smith and Andrew Ford — World premiere|
— performed by Gondwana Voices, Sydney Children's Choir and Lyn Williams
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