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European Wonders

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For its first performance in an enticing series of concert for 2015, the choir will traverse the magical splendour of Vaughan Williams’ In Windsor Forest, the ethereal beauty and intensity of Whitacre’s Lux Aurumque, the intriguing and rambunctious cycle of Gyspy Songs by Brahms, as well as the beautifully crafted Missa Brevis St Joannis de […]

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The Choral Comedy Classic

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Something for everyone, a comedy tonight! On Friday, October 24th join the Monash University Choral Society as we tickle your funny bones with the CHORAL COMEDY CLASSIC. You’ll laugh, cry tears of laughter then laugh some more as we perform the hilarious music of The Producers, PDQ Bach, Spamalot and much more! Conducted by Patrick […]

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Meet the soloists: Michael Lampard

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Melbourne-based baritone Michael Lampard is emerging as one of Australia’s leading young operatic performers and recitalists. Born in Tasmania he studied with Suzanne Ortuso and graduated with a Master of Music degree from the University of Tasmania. He regularly appears in major Australian centres, as well as in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe and […]

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Meet the soloists: Margaret Haggart

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Margaret Haggart studied with Antonio Moretti-Pananti, gaining amateur performance experience with Victorian Opera Co., which became Victoria State Opera. In 1972 her professional career began in UK, with Welsh National Opera, singing Queen of Night (Flute) & Gilda (Rigoletto).  Principal roles followed with ENO, Scottish Op., Opera North, English Music Theatre, R.Albert Hall Prom Concerts […]

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Meet the soloists: Michael Edwards

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Michael began singing with the Australian Boys Choir at age 9, and continues to sing with male a cappella ensemble The Vocal Consort. As a chorister, he has sung with the National Youth Choir of Australia, Consort of Melbourne and the Adelaide Chamber Singers. Most recently, Michael’s male quartet Tacet won The Melbourne Conservatorium of […]

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Meet the soloists: Hannah Dahlenburg

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Melbourne based Australian – Canadian soprano Hannah Dahlenburg completed her Bachelor of Music (Performance) with Honours at The Conservatorium of Music, The University of Melbourne in 2010. Hannah’s operatic roles include: Queen of the Night, First Lady, Second Lady and Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte; Diane in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld; Daughter Anne in […]

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Meet the soloists: Raphael Wong

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Raphael recently completed two years at the Opera Studio Melbourne, the second under full scholarship, and is currently studying with Liane Keegan. This year he made his principal operatic debut in Lyric Opera of Melbourne’s The Tender Land. 2014 also sees him travel to New York for his international debut as Papageno in Manhattan Opera […]

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Meet the soloists: Rosamund Illing.

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Rosamund Illing is one of Australia’s most renowned sopranos. Her career spans the breadth of the repertoire for lyric soprano in opera, symphony and song. She has performed in England, France, Germany, Japan, the United States, Canada and Australia and her recordings have been showered with many accolades. After graduating with honours from the University […]

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The Music Maker – A Tribute to John Hopkins

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In 2013 we were deeply saddened by the passing of John Hopkins, an integral member of the Melbourne music community for many years as well as a musical revolutionary around the world. This June the Victorian Youth Symphony Orchestra and Monash University Choral Society will perform a joint concert to celebrate his life and work. VYSO […]