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Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Middle Park

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218 Richardson Street
Middle Park, VIC 3206 Australia

November 2017

Australian Chamber Choir presents Venice

12 November 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Middle Park, 218 Richardson Street
Middle Park, VIC 3206 Australia
$20 – $80

In celebration of their 10th birthday, the superb voices of the Australian Chamber Choir will combine with the sounds of Italian renaissance instruments for a sublime aural experience in their final concert of 2017, Venice. The Choir, who recently returned from a highly-acclaimed tour of Europe, will sing Monteverdi, Schütz, Rigatti and Gabrieli. Under the direction of Douglas Lawrence, the program predominantly features music written for Venice’s Basilica of San Marco - the origin of some of the most beautiful…

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June 2018

Australian Chamber Choir | True Romantics

24 June 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Middle Park, 218 Richardson Street
Middle Park, VIC 3206 Australia
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"Warum?", "Why?". “Why is light cast upon the sorrowful?” These are the first words of Brahms’ Motet Op.74. And the answer to that question unfolds as one listens to the program: Composers of the so-called Romantic period dwell on emotions of sadness and longing and out of these emotions comes some of the most movingly beautiful and joyful music. From Madrigals by Monteverdi on themes of love to Ravel’s luscious Chansons, this program includes an arrangement for voices of Elgar’s incredible Nimrod from his Enigma Variations and Samuel…

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December 2018

A Baroque Christmas – The Australian Chamber Choir

9 December 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Middle Park, 218 Richardson Street
Middle Park, VIC 3206 Australia
$20 – $80

In European countries across the centuries, Christmas has been marked by vibrant and joyous music-making. Serious composers would compete with each other to write music with the maximum popular appeal for adults and children alike. This program represents the “pick of the pops” from the late 1500s to the late 1700s. Includes works of Hammerschmidt, Schutz, JS Bach, Gabrieli, Praetorius, Scheidt and more.

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June 2019

Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination | Australian Chamber Choir

16 June 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Middle Park, 218 Richardson Street
Middle Park, VIC 3206 Australia
$20 – $85

WORLD FIRST Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination Australian Chamber Choir, directed by Douglas Lawrence Great music for choir is matched by year with voyages in search of Terra Australis, the fabled Great Southern Land. The program includes music by the first published black composer, Vicente Lusitano (?-1561). This astounding piece of chromatic polyphony is contemporary with Oronce Finé’s Atlas of 1531, in which Terra Australis is depicted. Matthew Flinders died the day after his book, A Voyage to…

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November 2019

Australian Chamber Choir | Keys to Heaven

24 November 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEDT
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Middle Park, 218 Richardson Street
Middle Park, VIC 3206 Australia
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$20 – $85

Following their recent European success, the Australian Chamber Choir returns to Australian shores to present their final concert for 2019, Keys to Heaven featuring music by composers of the Sistine Chapel – Allegri, Josquin and Palestrina. Inspired by Pietro Perugino’s Sistine Chapel painting The Delivery of the Keys, the Choir will delight audiences in Sydney, Melbourne, Geelong, Macedon and Brighton throughout November with Director Douglas Lawrence’s heavenly program. The program opens with the jubilant sounds of Palestrina’s Tu es Petrus…

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