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Out of the Shadows: At the Edge of the World

8 August 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ VOX ensemble, Canberra’s Luminescence Chamber Singers and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Chamber Choir present music from the peripheries of the Jewish world: Simon and Moses (Pergament).

Parmet trained in St Petersburg, later settling in Helsinki; Cantors Froim Spektor and Maurice Katzin travelled from Russia to Cape Town bearing hundreds of manuscripts; Berlin Jews Werner Baer and Theodor Schönberger became refugees in Australia; and Viennese conductor Georg Tintner found refuge in New Zealand.

Also featuring new pieces inspired by Nelly Sachs’ poetry, composed by SCM composers Katrina Kovacs and Victoria Pham.



Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney
Conservatorium Road
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia