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The Song Company | Fire Songs & Madrigals – Canberra

29 September 2024 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AEST

$20 – $69
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This passionate a cappella program that will evoke intense emotions and ignite your senses.

Acclaimed Artistic Director of the Adelaide Chamber Singers, Christie Anderson takes the mantle of both Guest Director and ensemble member of The Song Company in this beautifully curated program of unaccompanied songs and madrigals that will set your heart ablaze.

Join Australia’s finest ensemble singers in this journey of heightened emotions that spans centuries, from Italian master Claudio Monteverdi to contemporary composers Morten Lauridsen and Gavin Bryars.

Fire Songs & Madrigals also showcases works by Anna Meredith, Sally Whitwell, Anne Cawrse and Carl Crossin, demonstrating The Song Company’s unwavering commitment to performing extraordinary Australian vocal music as we commemorate our 40th Anniversary year.

Susannah Lawergren & Amy Moore, Sopranos
Christie Anderson, Mezzo Soprano
Timothy Reynolds, Tenor
Hayden Barrington, Baritone
James Fox, Bass

Guest Director: Christie Anderson

Morten Lauridsen – Madrigali “Fire Songs”
Claudio Monteverdi – Madrigali (tbc)
Gavin Bryars – Laude Cortonese
Anna Meredith – Heal You
Sally Whitwell – The lightness of being
Anne Cawrse – Beyond all words
Carl Crossin – Part Needle, Part Thread


Sat 21 Sep, 2:00 pm and 7:00pm – Sydney Opera House, Utzon Room
Fri 27 Sep, 6:00 pm Newcastle – Harold Lobb Concert Hall
Sat 28 Sep, 3:00 pm Wollongong – St Francis Xavier Cathedral
Sun 29 Sep, 3:00pm Canberra – Wesley Music Centre



The Song Company
+61 2 9156 2781
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Wesley Music Centre, Forrest
20 National Circuit
Forrest, ACT 2603 Australia
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