Concert archive 2012

Choir Concerto

Sunday 25 November 2012 2:30 pm
St Mark’s Anglican Church George Street Fitzroy

Urmas Sisask (b.1960) Benedictio
Uģis Prauliņš (b.1957) Missa Rigensis
Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) Choir Concerto

Choir: Katherine Healy, Jennifer Cook*, Sue Wuttke, Danielle Murphy, Petrina Collingwood, Katherine Lieschke, Cathy Weiss, Cailin Howarth, Louisa Billeter, Gloria Gamboz, Yi Wen Chin, Katie Richardson, Catherine Cowie, Niki Ebacioni, Christopher Mason, Matthew Thomson*, Ashleigh Sier, Ben Owen, Shingo Gibson-Suzuki, Peter Campbell, Tim Danks, Andrew Fisher, Frank Prain, Brian Leaver, Anton Usher, Karl Billeter, Roger Venning, Neil Jenkins, John Weretka, Michael Gehling, Damian Verdnik, Julian Clarke, Jerzy Kozlowski, David Durance, Daniel Mitterdorfer, Nick Cowall * soloists in Missa Rigensis

St John Passion

Sunday 9 September 2012 2:30 pm
Christ Church, South Yarra

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) St John Passion

Soloists:

  • Soprano: Hannah Dahlenberg
  • Mezzo-soprano: Sally-Anne Russell
  • Tenor: Tim Reynolds
  • Bass: Matthew Tng
  • Evangelist: Jacob Lawrence
  • Christ: Nicholas Dinopoulos

Choir: Sue Wuttke, Sharon Mulready, Petrina Collingwood, Danielle Murphy, Cailin Howarth, Cathy Weiss, Katherine Healy, Catherine Cowie, Hilary Harrison-Smith, Alice O’Kane, Christopher Mason, Katie Richardson, Louisa Billeter, Ben Owen, Andrew Fisher, Tim Danks, Brian Leaver, Michael Stephens, Frank Prain, David Durance, Roger Venning, Damian Verdnik, John Weretka, Karl Billeter, Daniel Mitterdorfer, Michael Gehling, Andrew Murray

Orchestra: Violin 1: Briar Goessi* (leader), Lizzy Welsh, John Quaine. Violin 2: Bridget Crouch, Mary Johnson, Stephanie Eldridge. Viola: Ross Mitchell*, Danny Neumann. Cello: Rosie Hunt (continuo), Laura Moore#. Violone: Ruth Wilkinson. Flutes: Greg Dikmans, Alison Catanach. Oboes: Kirsten Barry, Andrew Angus. Bassoon: Brock Imison. Harpsichord: Elizabeth Anderson. Chamber organ: Christopher Cook * also viola d’amore # also viola da gamba Pitch, 415 Hz; Valotti temperament.

The Road to Paradise

Sunday 17 June 2012 2:30 pm
St Mark’s Anglican Church George Street Fitzroy

Thomas Tallis (c1505-1585) Lamentations of Jeremiah I & II
William Byrd (1543-1623) Ne irascaris Domine
Robert Parsons (c1530-1570) Ave Maria
Gabriel Jackson (b.1962) Cecilia virgo#
Jonathan Dove (b.1959) Into Thy hands#
Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998) Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time
Tarik O’Regan (b.1978) Threshold of Night
John Tavener (1944-2013) Funeral Ikos
Herbert Howells (1892-1983) Take him, Earth, for cherishing
Gustav Holst (1874-1934) Nunc dimittis

Choir: Sue Wuttke*, Danielle Murphy, Laura Fleming, Petrina Collingwood, Sharon Mulready, Cathy Weiss, Louisa Billeter, Hilary Harrison-Smith, Gloria Gamboz, Gabriella Page*, Philip Legge, Katie Richardson, Christopher Mason, Shingo Gibson-Suzuki, Ashleigh Sier*, Ben Owen, Andrew Fisher, Frank Prain, Brian Leaver, Julian Clarke, David Durance, Daniel Mitterdorfer, Michael Gehling, Neil Jenkins*, Karl Billeter, Damian Verdnik, Roger Venning * leaders in Tippett Five Spirituals

#Australian première

Fauré Requiem

Sunday 1 April 2012 2:30 pm
St Mark’s Anglican Church George Street Fitzroy

Pierre Villette (1926-1998) Hymne à la Vierge
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) Des pas dans l’allée
Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Trois Chansons de Charles d’Orleans
Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) arr. Gottwald Sur les lagunes (from Les nuits d’été)
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) Mass in G
Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) O sacrum convivium!
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) Requiem (1893 version)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) Calme des nuits (encore)

Soloists:

  • Soprano: Siobhán Stagg
  • Baritone: Matt Thomas

Choir: Petrina Collingwood, Laura Fleming, Katherine Healy*, Sharon Mulready, Danielle Murphy, Sue Skillington, Cathy Weiss, Louisa Billeter#, Gloria Gamboz, Philip Legge, Christopher Mason, Alice O’Kane, Katie Richardson, Tim Danks, Andrew Fisher, Shingo Gibson-Suzuki, Brian Leaver, Ben Owen, Frank Prain, Ashleigh Sier, Karl Billeter, Julian Clarke, David Durance, Michael Gehling, Neil Jenkins, Roger Venning, John Weretka * Soloist in Poulenc Mass in G, # Debussy Quant j’ai ouy le tabourin

Orchestra: Members of the Australian National Academy of Music. Violin: Amy Brookman, Viola 1: Matt Laing, Katie Yap Viola. 2: Merewyn Bramble, Nelson Yarwood. Cello 1: Anna Orzech, Jack Ward. Cello 2: Rebecca Proietto, Jordonne Colley. Bass: Bonita Williams Horn: Georgia Ioakimidis-McDougall, Rachel Shaw. Organ: Christopher Cook.

 

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