Concert archive 2008

Rachmaninoff Vespers

Sunday 30 November 2008 2:30 pm
St Mark’s Anglican Church George Street Fitzroy

John Tavener (1944-2013) Svyati
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) Suite for Cello no. 3 Op. 87 (Introduction, Three Russian folk songs and Requiem melody)
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) All-Night Vigil (Vespers)

Soloists:

  • Tenor: Irving Dekterev
  • Mezzo-Soprano: Tania Ferris

Choir: Maurice Amor, Karl Billeter, Louisa Billeter, Robert Clayton, Petrina Collingwood, Rina D’Cruz, William Evans, Heather Gaunt, Bron Gondwana, Kate Gondwana, Steven Hodgson, Valerie Hunting, Bruce Ikin, Brian Leaver, Lorentz Lossius, Loclan Mackenzie-Spencer, Christopher Mason, Sharon Mulready, Gemma Munro, Ben Owen, Helen Penrose, Emily Phillips, Anna Plotka, Frank Prain, Katherine Presley, Malcolm Sinclair, Sue Skillington, Barbara Tattam, Anton Usher, Damian Verdnik, John Weretka, David Woodgate

Cello: Lachlan Dent

Title: Into the Light

Sunday 31 August 2008 2:30 pm
St Mark’s Anglican Church George Street Fitzroy

Josquin Desprez (c1450-1521) Missa L’homme armé sexti toni
György Ligeti (1923-2006) Lux aeterna
Arvo Pärt (b.1935) Solfeggio
Sven-David Sandström (b.1942) Agnus Dei
Pēteris Vasks (b.1943) Pater noster
Einojuhani Rautavaara (b.1928) Die erste Elegie

Choir: Karl Billeter, Louisa Billeter, Julian Clarke, Robert Clayton, Petrina Collingwood, Andrew Fisher, Heather Gaunt, Kate Gondwana, Valerie Hunting, Bruce Ikin, Brian Leaver, Philip Legge, Lorentz Lossius, Christopher Mason, Sharon Mulready, Ben Owen, Anna Plotka, Frank Prain, Katherine Presley, Catrina Seiffert (Ligeti), Malcolm Sinclair, Sue Skillington, Barbara Tattam, Anton Usher, Damian Verdnik, David Woodgate

In Memoriam

Sunday 15 June 2008 2:30 pm
St Mark’s Anglican Church George Street Fitzroy

John Sheppard (c1515-c1560) Media vita
Eric Whitacre (b.1970) When David Heard
Herbert Howells (1892-1983) Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline: ‘The Ways of Zion do mourn’

Choir: Karl Billeter, Louisa Billeter, Julian Clarke, Robert Clayton, Andrew Fisher, Heather Gaunt, Kate Gondwana, Valerie Hunting, Bruce Ikin, Brian Leaver, Lorentz Lossius, Christopher Mason, Sharon Mulready, Katherine Norman, Ben Owen, Helen Penrose, Emily Phillips, Anna Plotka, Frank Prain, Katherine Presley, Alan Sawyer, Malcolm Sinclair, Sue Skillington, Barbara Tattam, Anton Usher, Damian Verdnik, David Woodgate

Violin: Cathy Shugg, Mary Johnson
Viola: Su-Ying Aw
Cello: Fiona Piggott
Bass: Alice Braden
Oboe: Ales Rajch, Andrew Angus
Bassoon: Chloe Turner
Chamber Organ: Linda Kent

Glory of Italy

Sunday 6 April 2008 2:30 pm
St Mark’s Anglican Church George Street Fitzroy

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c1525-1594) Stabat Mater à8
Carlo Gesualdo (c1560-1613) Maria mater gratiae; Hei mihi Domine; O vos omnes
Antonio Lotti (c1667-1740) Crucifixus à8
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) Nisi Dominus; Lauda Jerusalem (from the 1610 Vespers)
Giovanni Gabrieli (c1557-1612) Confitebor tibi Domine à13; Exaudi me Domine à16
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Ave Maria (from the Quattro Pezzi Sacri)
Ildebrando Pizzetti (1880-1968) Messa di Requiem

Choir: Karl Billeter, Louisa Billeter, Julian Clarke, Robert Clayton, Andrew Fisher, Heather Gaunt, Kate Gondwana, Bruce Ikin, Brian Leaver, Philip Legge, Lorentz Lossius, Christopher Mason, Sharon Mulready, Katherine Norman, Helen Penrose, Emily Phillips, Anna Plotka, Frank Prain, Katherine Presley, Malcolm Sinclair, Sue Skillington, Barbara Tattam, Anton Usher, Damian Verdnik, Ruth Woodgate, David Woodgate, Sophie Yates

Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields (final recital)

Sunday 20 January 2008 8:00 pm
St Patrick’s Cathedral Sturt Street Ballarat

Frank Martin (1890-1974) Mass for Double Choir
Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986) Requiem Op.9

Choir: Karl Billeter, Louisa Billeter, Julian Clarke, Robert Clayton, Rina D’Cruz, Niki Ebacioni, Rachel Ellyard, Andrew Fisher, Heather Gaunt, Kate Gondwana, Louisa Hunter-Bradley, Brian Johnson, Brian Leaver, Philip Legge, Christopher Mason, Phillip Nicholls, Emily Phillips, Anna Plotka, Frank Prain, Katherine Presley, Sue Skillington, Barbara Tattam, Anton Usher, Damian Verdnik, David Woodgate, Ruth Woodgate

Organ: Anthony Halliday

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