What's On

 

Our 2018 Program of Performances and other events

February

 

Choral Workshop

Sunday 25 February 2pm at Wentworth Falls Public Shcool, Falls Rd., Wentworth Falls


Presenter: Réka Csernyik, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Accompanist: Margo Adelson

All welcome, no experience necessary.  Come along and enjoy an afternoon of singing, brush up on your aural and music reading skills, and share a delicious afternoon tea with us. Réka is one of our foremost experts in Kodály pedagogy and aural musicianship.
Supported by Blue Mountains City Council Community Assistance Program

 

March 

'Mozart's Requiem'

Saturday 24 March at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith, at 8pm with Penrith Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Paul Terracini

This concert is one of Penrith Symphony Orchestra's subscription series of concerts. We are joining with Penrith City Choir and Warrimoo Chorale to form the chorus for this sublime work.   For further information about the PSO 2018 Concert Season, click here.  
 

March

 

Music for Palm Sunday

Sunday 25 March 3pm at St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Katoomba
Sacred choral music for Easter, with the Kedumba Quartet and accompanist Margo Adelson

Directed by Paul Terracini

Composers include Giovanni Palestrina, Johann Sebastian Bach, Thomas Tallis, Edward Bairstow and others and an arrangement of the traditional Irish hymn 'The King of Love' by Paul Terracini.

June

 

'Gospel and Broadway'

Sunday 17 June, 4.30pm at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba

Directed by Paul Terracini;  Keyboard - Jane Andino;

Special Guests:  Blue Mountains Youth Choir

A selection of traditional African American Gospel songs arranged for mixed voices, as well as some favourite evergreen songs from Broadway shows.  Composers include Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, Jerome Kern and Cole Porter. 

Bookings advisable

 

July

 

Australian Girls' Choir Regional NSW Tour

Concert with Blue Mountains Youth Choir
Sunday 1 July
Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub, Springwood
Tickets $10, Family $35

Bookings Now Open!

 

August

 

 

Blackheath Choir Festival

26 - 28 August

September

 

'Haydn - Little Organ Mass'

Sunday 16 September at St. Finbar's Catholic Church, Glenbrook and
Sunday 23rd September at Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, 43 Bridge Street, Lithgow

Directed by Paul Terracini;  Organ - Amy Johansen

Joseph Haydn's 'Little Organ Mass' is the centrpiece of this concert of music for choir and organ, with other composers including Karl Jenkins, Arvo Pärt and César Franck.

November

 

'Peace and Remembrance'

Sunday 11 November 2018 at Frazer memorial Presbyterian Church, Macquarie Rd., Springwood

Directed by Paul Terracini

A special concert in recognition of Armistice Day with a selection of inspiring choral music.

December

 

'Handel's Messiah'

Sunday 2 December at Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith, with Penrith Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Sarah Penicka-Smith

Academy Singers will again join in with Penrith City Choir and Warrimoo Chorale to form the chorus for this traditional performance of Handel's Messiah. 

   

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