70th Anniversary Gala Concert - Adelaide Harmony Choir
2:00pm 7th May 2017 - 3:30pm 7th May 2017
Venue Name: Elder Hall
Venue Address: North Terrace, Adelaide
Event Type: SA
Choir(s): Adelaide Harmony Choir
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70th Anniversary Gala Concert
Sunday 7th May 2017 - 2.00 pm at Elder Hall, North Terrace.
Conductor Andrew Chatterton
Accompanist Margaret Lambert
Special Guest Artists
Adelaide Young Voices with Artistic Director / Conductor Christie Anderson
Karina Jay, Andrew George Organist and orchestral ensemble...
In preparing for the performance, the Choir looked at the past performances, present music performed and the future of choral music. As such, the program selected will feature music which will celebrate the Choir’s performances of the past seven decades. While there is a very wide range of music from which to select, the music to be performed will include O Fortuna, Cachucha, Triumphal March, Geistliches Lied, In Paradisum, The Armed Man, I Was Glad, Zadok the Priest and the Hallelujah Chorus.
The Choir sponsors the Lewis Dawe Memorial section in the Adelaide Eisteddfod Society Competitions, supporting young performers as they prepare for their professional career. Karina Jay, the winner of the section and the winner of the Arnold Matters Scholarship for 2016, will perform with the choir. The choir has also invited the Young Adelaide Voices to perform as guest artist, and to join with the choir in the finale performance of Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus.
Conductor Andrew Chatterton began his appointment with the Adelaide Harmony Choir in April 2016. He is a talented musician and singer and is a teacher of music at St Peter’s College and a trainer of many of their Choirs.
Pianist and Harmony Choir Accompanist and Deputy Conductor Margaret Lambert’s musical career spans many years in Australia and overseas as a solo pianist, choral conductor, educator and mentor to her many students.
Young Adelaide Voices with Artistic Director and Conductor Christie Anderson. The choir, formally known as Adelaide Girls Choir, changed their name in 2004 to become Adelaide Young Voices and has performed and brought pleasure to many over the last 25 years. The choir caters for boys, girls and young people between the ages of 5 and 35 and has 6 performing choirs. The choir has toured widely overseas, as well as across Australia.
Andrew Georg is a versatile pianist and organist. He works as a repetiteur with the State Opera of South Australia and Co-Opera, and is organist/choir director at Christ Church, North Adelaide.
Karina Jay is a member of the James and Diana Ramsay Foundation and Young Artist Program at State Opera of South Australia (SOSA). She made her SOSA debut in the role of Papagena (Mozart’s The Magic Flute) in February 2016. Her performances alsoinclude a range of roles with Gilbert & Sullivan, Co-Opera and Elder Conservatorium.
Adelaide Harmony Choir is an SATB choir of 90 singers with a repertoire including major oratorios, sacred anthems and selections from popular musicals and light operetta.
Date: Sunday 7th May, 2017 at 2.00 pm. Venue: Elder Hall North Terrace Adelaide
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