Tag: Andrew Raiskums

Handel’s Messiah

Mezzo-soprano Sally-Anne Russell

St Peter’s annual performance of G.F. Handel’s Messiah will be taking place on Saturday, 3 December 2016. Since 2007, Gloriana Chamber Choir, in collaboration with the Choir of St Peter’s Eastern Hill, has presented annual performances of Handel’s Messiah. With…

Magnificat: Sunday, 27 November

Gloriana is delighted to announce its fourth and final concert for the year, Magnificat, which will take place on Sunday, 27 November 2016. What better way to welcome in the Christmas season than with Bach! This concert we present three of Bach’s most…

Path of Miracles

Gloriana performs Path of Miracles

Joby Talbot’s Path of Miracles, written in 2005, was inspired by the Camino de Santiago: the great medieval pilgrimages to the Compostela de Santiago; the final resting place of the body of St. James. A large-scale work for a cappella choir,…

Passion and Resurrection

Our first concert for 2016 contains two magnificent Easter-themed works. Seven Last Words from the Cross James Macmillan’s Seven Last Words from the Cross was commissioned by the BBC in 1994.  Scored for choir and string orchestra, Seven Last Words…

New concert: Handel’s Messiah

Since 2007, Gloriana Chamber Choir, in collaboration with the Choir of St Peter’s Eastern Hill, has presented annual performances of Handel’s Messiah. With brilliant soloists and an orchestra of Melbourne’s finest period instrument specialists, these performances have been acclaimed for…

Gloriana Announces 2016 Season

Andrew Raiskums conducts rehearsal for Mass in B Minor. June 2014.

Gloriana is thrilled to announce its concert lineup for the 2016 season. Over the coming year, we’ll be performing a rich mix of Baroque and Renaissance repertoire alongside cutting-edge contemporary works that  continue to push the musical language of chamber choral music…

Forthcoming Concert: Miserere

Gloriana begins its 2015 concert series with a programme of much-loved works for the Easter season. Allegri’s Miserere is one of the most celebrated of all sacred choral works. Tippett’s Five Negro Spirituals, taken from his oratorio A Child of…