In Memoriam – Mozart Requiem

Mozart’s timeless Requiem is the centrepiece of this concert of works written on similar themes, beginning with Mozart’s expressive Passion aria for soprano, Kommet her, ihr frechen Sünder (1779). JS Bach’s cantata Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen (whose opening later became…

 
Bach B Minor Mass

The Choir’s annual Easter-tide Bach celebrations are becoming an essential annual appointment, ‘bringing new insights to old masterpieces’ (Sydney Morning Herald). PROGRAM: JS Bach Mass in B Minor PERFORMERS: Brett Weymark conductor Janet Todd soprano Sally-Anne Russell mezzo soprano Andrew Goodwin tenor David Greco bass A performance of…

 
The Choir of St James: Glory & Power – Handel’s Messiah

The Choir of St James’ and BachBand@St James’ return to City Recital Hall to perform one of the greatest choral pieces in western classical music repertoire, Handel’s Messiah. First performed in Dublin at Eastertide in 1742, the oratorio’s librettist Charles Jennens…

 
Intimate Voices

Intimate chamber music for Voice, Viola & Piano. Artists Sally-Anne Russell, Mezzo Soprano Heather Lloyd, Viola Peter de Jager, Piano Beautiful songs by Brahms, Frank Bridge, fairytales by Robert Schumann and more. We would love you to join us for…

 
Marguerite loved the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ Messiah

You know Christmas is right around the corner when Messiahs start popping up all over town. Last weekend alone there was more than one to choose from. I attended the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ Saturday afternoon performance at the Opera House.…

 
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