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Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle

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52 Church Street
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia

August 2019

Newcastle Music Festival 2019 | Festival Choir In Concert

11 August @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle, 52 Church Street
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession $25 | Family (2x adults + 2x children) $80 Group bookings discounts of 10% are also available for 10 persons or more The Festival Choir joins forces to present a varied programme with Mass in G major by Romantic master, Franz Schubert, at its heart. Morten Lauridsen’s sumptuous O Magnum Mysterium perfectly complements this, and the Festival Choir’s contribution is rounded out by Australian composer Michael Leighton Jones’ setting of Atatürk’s haunting poem, Gallipoli. Singers…

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Newcastle Music Festival 2019 | Music on a Plate #2 – Vive La France

14 August @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm AEST
Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle, 52 Church Street
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia
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Tickets: Adults $35| Concession $25| Teacher(s) $15| Family of 4 (2+2) $80| Student Special: $10 This is a Festival Pass event. Peter Guy, resident organist of Christ Church Cathedral, performs a lunch-time concert, this time with French organ works, including the Widor “Fifth Symphony”, one movement of which is the famous and fabulous Toccata. Performers: Peter Guy | organ Toulouse sausage and French onion soup available for purchase from 12 noon.

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Newcastle Music Festival 2019 | Compass – “Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost”

15 August @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle, 52 Church Street
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $25 | Concession $20 | Full time student $12 Sales end August 8 In this concert, the Waratah Girls Choir presents a variety of songs from around the world, and from their travels. The word “Compass” conveys the idea of a journey, guidance, travel, discovery… all of those things. They hope that their audience will come away from the concert having been transported to “somewhere lovely” either by memories of the past, delighting in the now, or dreaming…

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Newcastle Music Festival 2019 | You, Me & The Wide Open Sky

17 August @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle, 52 Church Street
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession $25 | School or university student $15 'You, Me and the Wide Open Sky’ will be a concert featuring Australian choral composers who have found a descriptive style which reflects our vast continent. Showcasing works by well known Australian composers such as Iain Grandage, Dan Walker & Michael Atherton with an arrangement of ‘Waltzing Matilda’ by Ruth McCall. In addition, the choir will be thrilled to present a new commission by celebrated composer Elena Kats-Chernin.…

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Newcastle Music Festival 2019 | Festival Finale

18 August @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle, 52 Church Street
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $35 | Concession $25 | Family (2 adults + 2 children) $80 Bookings recommended. The extraordinary Deborah Humble joins the Camerata for the first time, in music of Purcell and de Falla, before the orchestra brings the 2019 Newcastle Music Festival to a close with Elgar’s majestic Introduction and Allegro. Performers: Festival Strings Christ Church Camerata Newcastle Strings Deborah Humble | mezzo-soprano Program: Henry PURCELL | Overture and Dido’s Lament from Dido and Aeneas Georg Frederic HÄNDEL |…

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