Tag: Gloriana

New Concert: 5 July Stabat Mater

Gloriana delves into the world of Claudio Monteverdi’s secular music with two great madrigal cycles from the Sixth Book of Madrigals. In their dramatic range and expressive power both the Lamento d’Arianna and the Sestina rank among Monteverdi’s finest achievements. The world of Monteverdi’s…

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…

Review: Monteverdi’s 1610 Vespers

By Heather Leviston The Director of Gloriana Chamber Choir and Players, Andrew Raiskums, wanted to wait until the right combination of soloists, choir members, instrumentalists and venue came together; their performance on Sunday afternoon showed that it was well worth…

Meet the Soloists: Sally-Anne Russell

In the lead-up to Gloriana’s twentieth-anniversary performance of JS Bach’s Mass in B Minor we take some time out to profile our soloists who, alongside the chamber choir and orchestra, will help bring Bach’s original vision to fruition. We’ll be meeting with every…

Meet the Soloists: Jennifer Cook

In the lead-up to Gloriana’s twentieth-anniversary performance of JS Bach’s Mass in B Minor we take some time out to profile our team of soloists. Profile: Jennifer Cook Jennifer Cook graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Music/Commerce double degree,…