Newcastle University Choir
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Next Concert :  'The Creation'

Joseph Haydn's The Creation

Miriam Allan to sing in “The Creation”

Miriam Allan to sing in

We are delighted that international soprano, Miriam Allan, has accepted our invitation to perform with us in our final 40th year concert, Joseph Haydn’s “The Creation” on Sunday 10 December.

Born in Newcastle, Miriam has been based in England since 2003. She has been a soloist with leading orchestral and choral organisations all over the world: Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, London Baroque (UK), Les Arts Florissants (France), Auckland Philharmonia (New Zealand), Concerto Copenhagen (Denmark), Il Fondamento (Belgium), Gewandhaus Kammerchor, Leipzig Kammerorchester, Concerto Köln, ChorWerk Ruhr (Germany), Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Chacona and Arcadia (Australia).

Also joining the choir  as soloists will be tenor Paul McMahon, a former lecturer at Newcastle Conservatorium, and bass David Greco, both of whom also have international reputations. The performance will be accompanied by an orchestra of 32 selected musicians and conducted by the choir’s artistic director, Dr Christopher Allan.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the choir with full orchestra and international soloists in one of the greatest choral masterpieces.

Sunday 10 December at 3.00 p.m. (N.B. Later Time)
Great Hall, University of Newcastle.

Tickets can be obtained by :

  • Calling 0425 231 625
  • From
  • or from MacLean's Booksellers, Hamilton
  • or The Games Shop, Charlestown Square

Our concert dates for the year are:

  • 10 Dec   'Haydn's The Creation (information above)


Newcastle University Choir Cacophony Newsletter
New - November 2017
(pdf, 505 kb)


Christ Church Cathedral was a glorious space to present our Atmospheres concert in May. Under the baton of Christopher Allan, a capacity audience enjoyed music presented by the choir, pianist Erin Sweetman and cellist Anthea Scott-Mitchell.



Newcastle University Choir CD

Recorded at Christ Church Cathedral

Newcastle University Choir Encore CD

  • Encore - Listen to the Free samples of our music, tracks 1, 3, 9, 12, and 13.
    If you like what you hear, you can buy the CD at the Co-op Bookshop on campus and at our concerts,
    or by calling (02) 4954 8781.


Welcome and thank you for visiting the website of Newcastle University Choir Inc.

We are a choir of community members, academics and students of the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

Our core business is choral music, and we present three or four concerts per year, mostly at the Great Hall on the University Campus at Callaghan. A feature of our work is collaboration with local musical groups including choirs, bands, orchestras and the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music.

We look forward to seeing you at our next concert, and sharing the experience of good music.

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