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AUTUMN LANDSCAPES

Sat 25 May, Fitters Workshop 

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 Sun 26 May, Crisp Galleries, Bowning

Then...

22 Jun: our famous Workshop

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Finally, pencil in 17 Nov for our final concert at CGGS - something special. 

 

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Monday
Mar182019

A voice from Heaven - 9 Dec 2018

September saw Oriana performing Orff's Carmina Burana to a packed house at the High Court, in a collaboration with Igitur Nos under Matthew Stuckings' direction. Matthew returns to conduct Oriana's final concert for the year on 9 December 2018, at 4 pm in the Fitters' Workshop, Kingston: A Voice From Heaven (previously billed as "...the very air itself gives voice")

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Sunday
Sep022018

Death and Redemption

Director: Robyn Mellor
Associate artists: Polifemy
Sunday 20 May 2018, 4 pm, Canberra Girls' Grammar School Chapel

Palestrina, Missa pro Defunctis and Pentitential Psalms by Lassus, Monteverdi, Gesualdo and others.

Reviewed in Canberra City News, 21 May 2018 (Rob Kennedy) - see under "Reviews" tab or here.

Thursday
Jan182018

Oriana's 40th Christmas

 


Tidings of Joy

5pm, Sun 10 December 2017, Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest.

Selections from Christ's Nativity - a rarity from Britten's teenage years, modern English carols (Bennett, Bircutt, Howells, Jackson) and music from 17th century Mexico.

With guest percussion and guitar.

Sunday
Dec182016


Oriana Chorale joins Ad Hoc Baroque for this delightful excursion to Versailles. Christmas repertoire by French Baroque composers starting with C : Charpentier, Couperin, Campra, Clerambault. 

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Sunday
Nov272016


Sunday 27 November: 'Golden Age’ - In dulci jubilo!

Wesley Uniting Church at 3:00 pm. BOOKINGS>

Oriana’s Golden Age series continues to showcase music by the finest Renaissance composers.
The next instalment features Christmas music from 17th century Germany.
Music Director Peter Young has assembled a wonderful collection of some favourite Christmas pieces in magnificent versions for choirs, brass and organ.

The star composer is Michael Praetorius, the first great composer of Luther’s time. 

 

Download the Concert Program (PDF - 735.5 Kb)

Detail of early edition of Praetorius's 'Musarum Sioniarum: Motectae et Psalmi latini', 1607