From the very first down beat I was in raptures at Sydney Chamber Choir’s Messiah

I wasn’t planning on writing about Sydney Chamber Choir’s Messiah last Saturday night, but now, almost a week later, a week after the government announced their advice that all events of more than 500 people were to be banned, a…

Sydney Chamber Choir presents Messiah

The Sublime, the Grand and the Tender conspired to charm the ravished Heart and Ear. Handel’s Messiah shocked the authorities, disrupted traffic, enthralled its audiences and brought a king to his feet. Composed in just 24 days, it was an…

Sydney Chamber Choir took audiences on an emotive journey through Time and Place

Warning: This report contains unashamedly gushing commentary.  If you like your reviews critical and scathing I would advise you to read no further. Sydney Chamber Choir is a truly excellent vocal ensemble. In a recent interview with Limelight magazine, Artistic…

Sydney Chamber Choir | Time & Place

Tickets: Adult from $40 | Concession from $35 | Student $25 A journey around the world and across the centuries. English by birth, Canadian by adoption, Irish by extraction and Scotch by absorption, Healey Willan’s lush choral harmonies explore the…

Sydney Chamber Choir provides food for thought on a wintry night

Just before the long weekend that celebrates Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday, Sydney Chamber Choir put its Kings and Queens in a row with a concert exploring composers with the Royal seal of approval. On a dark and wintry Sydney night,…

Sydney Chamber Choir: A Royal Affair

Tickets: Premium Reserve Adult $75 | Premium Reserve Concession $65 | A Reserve Adult $60 | A Reserve Concession $55 | B Reserve Adult $50 | B Reserve Concession $45 | Student $25 PERFORMERS: Sydney Chamber Choir Sam Allchurch Conductor…

Q&A with Sydney Chamber Choir member, Ria Andriani

In the lead-up to Sydney Chamber Choir’s concert this Saturday, 1st June, classikON chatted with one of the choir’s singers, Ria Andriani, who is preparing for this ambitious concert which showcases masterworks from two Masters of the Queen’s Music –…

Sydney Chamber Choir programme joyfully celebrated the power of the voice

Sam Allchurch took his audience to heart and taught them a thing or two about singing in his first subscription concert as Music Director for Sydney Chamber Choir in 2019. Music on Music was billed as a celebration of singing as…

Sydney Chamber Choir’s 2019 Concert Season Subscription

Hear Sydney Chamber Choir tell stories which shape who we are as people and as a society with newly appointed Music Director Sam Allchurch.

Sydney Chamber Choir: Music on Music

This program of music about music takes us deep inside the mysterious beauty of melody, harmony and the human voice.

Q&A with Sam Allchurch, Sydney Chamber Choir’s new Music Director

In the lead-up to accomplished young conductor Sam Allchurch making his debut as Music Director of Sydney Chamber Choir this Saturday, March 30th, classikON chatted with him about his pathway to conducting, programming music about music, inclusivity in classical music,…

City Recital Hall and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras presents Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite

Requiem Mass: A Queer Divine Rite is an evening length original choral work, by American singer and composer Holcombe Waller

Sydney Chamber Choir: Behold – the Sea!

Sydney Chamber Choir embarks on Behold – the Sea!, a choral voyage through maritime disaster, epic adventure and revelation.

Sydney Chamber Choir: Celebrating Ross Edwards

Sydney Chamber Choir is joined by Australia’s leading percussion ensemble, Synergy, to celebrate in music the 75th birthday of one of Australia’s greatest living composers. T

ARCO | Pastoral Memories: Idyllic & Tempestuous

Under the Artistic Direction of Richard Gill AO, the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra brings to life the colours and contrasts of Classical music

Sydney Chamber Choir 2018 Season Launch

Fresh from supporting the Sydney Flash Mob Choir on Wednesday evening (15th November) at the City Recital Hall, the Sydney Chamber Choir, arguably one of this country’s finest choral ensembles, launched their 2018 program with their own quintessential mixture of…

Sydney Chamber Choir and The Muffat Collective lamented – but the audience did not

Love indeed knows no boundaries – and the music heard tonight was some of the most sorrowful on earth, but sung and played with such beauty. Lamentations and libations (at interval) were promised and the capacity Great Hall audience did…

Sydney Chamber Choir | Dido & Aeneas

Join Sydney Chamber Choir for their final performance in 2017 at the Great Hall, University of Sydney.

Sydney Chamber Choir | A slice of Sydney’s choral and vocal talent was on show on a beautiful winter’s day at Sydney University’s Great Hall

The University of Sydney’s Great Hall set the scene on a sparkling winter’s Sunday afternoon for Sydney Chamber Choir’s Saint Nicolas program. The afternoon’s repertoire took the audience on a journey from Hildegard von Bingen’s Selections from Canticles of Ecstasy…

Sydney Chamber Choir: Saint Nicolas

A journey across time: from the sublime, soaring melodies of the 12th-century abbess and mystic Hildegard von Bingen, to the sunshine of J.S. Bach’s motet ‘Be Not Afraid’

Sydney Chamber Choir’s German Romantics was an amazing concert of flawless music

I first met young conductor Sam Allchurch on a tour bus in 2003, travelling around the United States with Gondwana Voices. Tonight’s guest conductor would sit next to me on the bus and we discuss in detail the music we…

Sydney Chamber Choir’s 40th anniversary concert was a promise of even better things to come

The three hour program was a fascinating combination of the old and the modern; showcasing the total professionalism of the choir.

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