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Concerts and Performances, 2010 - 2016

 

Concerts and Performances Archives - 2016
Date Venue Details
Sunday 
4 December 2016
2pm
Great Hall

Christmas at the Movies

A celebration of favourite Christmas songs seen and heard on the screen.
Conductor Christopher Allan.

Sunday
14 August 2016
2pm
Great Hall
Anzacs – A generation Lost in Legend

A new work based on poems and letters by WW1 Anzac soldiers, by esteemed New Zealand composer Janet Jennings.

Supported by the NZ Arts Council.

Conductor Christopher Allan.

Sunday
20 March 2016
2pm
Great Hall
St Matthew Passion
by J S Bach

6 soloists, 3 choirs, 2 orchestras.
A monumental work.
Conductor Christopher Allan.
The Choral Music Event of the Year.

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Concerts and Performances Archives - 2015
Date Venue Details
Sunday
6 December 2015
2pm
Great Hall "Christmas with Soul" – The Choir with jazz supremo Terence Koo and his trio and guest artist Francine Bell, diva of the Gospel style. Conductor Christopher Allan. Cool, exhilarating inspirational.
Sunday
2 August 2015
2pm
Great Hall "Swing Over the Pacific" – The Choir with Dungeon Big Band. Conductor Jennifer Barnes. Featuring music from the era of the end of WW2 in the Pacific 70 years ago, including Miller, Goodman, Dorsey.... Swing, sing and dance.
Sunday
17 May 2015
2pm
Great Hall "Modern Masterpieces" – with guest soprano soloist the internationally renowned Australian Celeste Lazarenko. Conductor Christopher Allan. Principal work Requiem by John Rutter. Also music by Lauridsen, Barber, Grandage and Whitacre.

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Concerts and Performances Archives - 2014
Date Venue Details
Sunday
7 December 2014
2pm
Christ Church Cathedral A Festive Christmas Celebration with Christ Church Cathedral and Newcastle University Choirs

Music of Bach (Christmas Oratorio), Britten (Hymn to the Virgin), Howells, Rutter and more. Conductors Chris Allan and Peter Guy. Carols to sing.

Sunday
18 May 2014
2pm
Great Hall University Choir Sings the Musicals – Musical Theatre Greats. Conductor Christopher Allan. Guest Artists: Nola Wallace, Newcastle’s Music Theatre Diva, and Tenor Phillip Costovski.
Sunday
3 August 2014
2pm
Great Hall I Remember – a concert commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. With Hunter Singers and Australian Army Band & soloists Emma Elsley, Paul Morris, Rebecca O’Mara and Peter Willis.

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Concerts and Performances Archives - 2013
Date Venue Details
Sunday
15 December 2013
2pm
Great Hall

Santa Swings – with the Terence Koo Trio

with Special Guest Terence Koo; Conductor Christopher Allan, Guest Vocalist Lisa Kinna.

Swing along and Sing along.

Sunday
13 October 2013
2pm
Great Hall

Poulenc et amis

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of French composer Francis Poulenc.

Programme:

  • Poulenc Gloria for choir and soprano solo
  • Poulenc Flute Sonata for flute and piano
  • Benjamin Britten Rejoice in the Lamb

Conductor Christopher Allan, Soprano Jennifer Barnes, Flute Sally Walker, Piano Ann O’Hearn, Organ Peter Guy.

Sunday
21 April 2013
2pm
Great Hall

Messiah by G F Handel

Conductor - Christopher Allan with soloists Anna Sandstrom – soprano, Glenn McKenzie - Counter Tenor, Paul McMahon – tenor, Christopher Richardson – bass, and Christ Church Camerata.

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Concerts and Performances Archives - 2012
Date Venue Details
Sunday
9 December
2012
at 2.00pm
Great Hall

Christmas Rewrapped –
A Christmas Celebration
with Newcastle University Choir and Friends, including soprano Susan Carson, Lakeside Brass, Peter Guy - organ, Ann O’Hearn – piano, and Community Carols. Conducted by Christopher Allan.

Sunday
14 October
2012
at 2.00pm
Great Hall Swing into Spring – A Celebration of Jazz Classics,
with Special Guest Terence Koo and the Terence Koo Trio; Conductor Christopher Allan, Guest Artists Lisa Kinna and Scott Gelzennis. Music of Porter, Ellington, Prima, et al. and arrangements by Terence Koo.
Sunday
24 June
2012
at 2.00pm
Christ Church
Cathedral
Newcastle
From Darkness into Light

Newcastle University Choir with Waratah Girls Choir and Christ Church Cathedral Choir
program of music celebrating the journey from darkness into light, with works by Parry, Lotti, Tavener, and more.

Sun
1 April
2012
at 2.00pm
Great Hall St John Passion by J S Bach, Conducted by Peter Brock, with Christ Church Camerata and soloists Paul Bevan – Evangelist, Christopher Allan – Christ, Bernadette Lannen – soprano, Jo Burton – alto, Richard Butler – tenor, Christopher Richardson – bass.

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Concerts and Performances Archives - 2011
Date Venue Details
Sunday
3 April
2011
2pm
Great Hall

Choral Masterpieces
Works by Handel, Mozart, J S Bach, Haydn, Faure and Vaughan Williams. With organ solos by Peter Guy and introducing soprano soloist Eloise Rowland. Conducted by Christopher Allan.

Sunday
10 July
2011
2.00pm
Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre, Warners Bay Festival of the Choirs,
Lake Macquarie Music Society, also featuring Waratah Male Voice and Lake Singers.
Sat 23 July 2011
at 8.00pm

Sun 24 July 2011
at 2.00pm

Civic Theatre Newcastle Candide by Leonard Bernstein,
concert version, with Newcastle Festival Opera, conductor Ian Cook, and soloists including Susan Carson, Peter Willis, Kathryn Sinclair, Timothy Blundell, Jacquelyn Brown, Javier Vilarino, and Paul Morris.
Sunday
18 Sept
2011
at 2.00pm
Great Hall Purely Mozart, featuring the Requiem (K626) and Vespers (K339). Conductor Christopher Allan with soloists Eloise Rowland (soprano), Rosemary Saunders (alto), Paul Morris (tenor) and Joshua Salter (bass). and the Christ Church Camerata.
Sunday
11 Dec
2011
at 2.00pm
Great Hall

Christmas Concert

The Gift – A Christmas Celebration with Newcastle University Choir and Friends, including Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Conducted by Christopher Allan, and featuring vocal quartet Waxing Lyrical, baritone Richard Bannan, Lakeside Brass and Peter Guy on organ.

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Concerts and Performances Archives - 2010
Date Venue Details
Sunday
2 May
2010
Great Hall

Rock Around the Clock : Music of the 50s, 60s & 70s with the Dungeon Big Band and guest soloist Susan Carson

Sunday
4 July
2010
Lake Macquarie Arts Centre Warners Bay Festival of the Choirs, Lake Macquarie Musical Society, also featuring choirs The Australian Voices & Hunter Singers
Sunday
25 July
2010
Great Hall Just a Little Christmas in July with Waratah Brass and soloists Susan Carson and Patricia Woods
Sunday
31 October
2010
2.00 pm
Great Hall Carmina Burana by Carl Orff with the University of Newcastle Wind Orchestra conducted by Ian Cook, and soloists Gary Rowley (baritone), Paul McMahon (tenor) and Susan Carson (soprano)
Sunday
12 December
2010
2.00 pm
Great Hall Messiah by Handel
Conductor - Jennifer Barnes
and soloists Patricia Woods (soprano),
Jacquelyn Brown (alto), Paul Morris
(tenor) and Christopher Richardson (bass).

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