Concerts

Sunday 17 December 2017

Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading 7pm 

“Whitehorse Carols”

Get into the Christmas spirit by singing along to your favourite carols on Sunday 17 December 2017 at the Whitehorse Civic Centre precinct, 379-397 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading. Santa Claus is coming to town and so will a host of wonderful performers including the Box Hill Chorale who will  be performing on the main stage.

Santa and his elves will be available from 4.30pm for photos before he is whisked away on his around the world sleigh trip!

To stay up to date on all things Whitehorse Festival Season, follow our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WhitehorseFestivalSeason.

Free admission 

 

Saturday 2 December

Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall
3.00pm and 8.00pm

“Our Christmas Gift”

Presented by The Salvation Army, Our Christmas Gift, is in its eighth year, and once again this year will be presented in Melbourne’s premier concert venue, Hamer Hall. Box Hill Chorale will form part of the Christmas Gift Choir, along with the Melbourne Staff Songsters and Melbourne University Choral Society, under the direction of Andrew Wailes.

Major artists this year will be the one and only Silvie Paladino, Sally Cameron, Nathan Lay, Imogen Spendlove and Anna McGahan. The professional artists are supported by the Salvation Army’s finest musicians along with  performers from the 3D Arts Company and the Christmas Gift Choir. The Choir plays a central part of the concert, being featured in solo items as well as backing the major artists.

More information about the event:
http://www.salvationarmy.org.au/en/get-involved/Events/Our-Christmas-Gift/

Promo video:
https://youtu.be/yCjDglqojTM

Join the Facebook event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/276298262881360

 

Sunday 15 October 

1.50 pm Main Stage,

Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading

“Whitehorse Spring Festival”

Celebrate all the fun, fabulous and quirky talents that make Whitehorse great! Enjoy rides, activities, live music, face painting, interactive workshops, roving performers and the opportunity to engage with the many community groups participating on the day, including Box Hill Chorale who will present a half hour long performance on the main stage at 1.50pm!

Colourful flags and bunting will set the scene for a ‘village fair’ inspired spectacular featuring demonstrations, dog show, circus trapeze, crazy home-grown vegetable display, hat parade and a variety of activities and entertainment to match. The ‘New Joneses’ tiny house will form the centrepiece of the Council services hub, with picnic area and vintage style games area will delight guests young and old.

Free admission.

Stay tuned for more information on what’s on!

http://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Spring-Festival.html

Facebook event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1805192576438738/

Sunday 1 October 2017, at 3.30pm

St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral
8 Myers St, Bendigo

“Sacred Songs”

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Five Mystical Songs
and short motets and anthems by Henry Purcell,
Howard Goodall, John Rutter, Karl Jenkins,
Charles Wood, Edward Elgar, Peter Hurford,
Samuel Sebastian Wesley, Guiseppe Otavio Pitoni,
and Gabriel Faure.
Christian Smith baritone
Box Hill Chorale and members of Melbourne University Choral Society
Accompanied by Dean Sky Lucas, and Evan Cresswell
Conducted by Andrew Wailes

Tickets via Trybooking https://www.trybooking.com/SIFG

 

 

Saturday 29th April 2017 at 7pm

‘When Broadway meets Britain’

Box Hill Salvation Army

17 Nelson Rd Box Hill Vic 3128

Premium tickets $15.00 Concessions $10.00

Book tickets online: www.trybooking.com/PMYJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Christmas Gift 

(presented by The Salvation Army)

Saturday 26 November, 2016 Hamer Hall, Arts Centre, Melbourne

TWO CONCERTS:

(Matinee) 3pm – 5pm, Hamer Hall, Arts Centre, Melbourne

(Evening) 8pm – 10pm, Hamer Hall, Arts Centre, Melbourne

Two spectacular Christmas concerts at Hamer Hall, featuring a superb line up of musical talent including the Melbourne Staff Band conducted by Ken Waterworth, The Christmas Gift Massed Choir with Box Hill Chorale, Melbourne University Choral Society and Melbourne Staff Songsters conducted by Andrew Wailes, with leading stars of stage and screen as soloists: the wonderful Silvie Paladino, jazz vocalist Deborah O’Toole,  poet and actor Cameron Semmens, and tenor Kane Alexander, along with a few other surprises.

 

Tickets available 17 October www.salvationarmy.org.au/OCG or call 1300 182 183 $20 (concession $15)

 

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Hamer Hall, Victorian Arts Centre

 

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BOX HILL CHORALE 75th ANNIVERSARY OPERA CONCERT

CO PRESENTED BY BOX HILL CHORALE AND MONASH CHORALE

***EVENT CANCELLED***

 “VIVA VERISMO!” Masters of Italian Opera In Concert

Saturday 17 September, 2016 at 8pm
 St Paul’s Cathedral
(opposite Flinders St Station and Fed Square)

VERDI Overture La forza del destino
DONIZETTI Chorus of the Wedding Guests  (Lucia di lammermoor)
LEONCAVALLO Bell Chorus (I Pagliacci)
MASCAGNI  Intermezzo & Easter Hymn (Cavalleria Rusticana)
PUCCINI Vissi d’arte (Tosca) and  Messa di Gloria

Featuring a combined choir and orchestra of over 150 musicians with superb soloists
Naomi Summers (soprano), Tomas Dalton (tenor), baritone (TBA)
Box Hill Chorale
Monash Chorale
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir
Orchestra Verismo
Conducted by Andrew Wailes and Gyula Cseszkó

Saturday 17 September 2016 at 8pm
St Paul’s Cathedral Melbourne

Booking via Trybooking: https://www.trybooking.com/MWYM

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BOX HILL CHORALE 75th ANNIVERSARY GALA CONCERT

HAYDN: “THE CREATION”

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Saturday 14 May, 2016 at 7.30pm
All Saint’s Anglican Church, East St Kilda
(opposite the Astor Theatre)

BOOK TICKETS ONLINE HERE

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Creation


HAYDN: THE CREATION

Featuring:

Box Hill Chorale
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra
Sarah Ampil, soprano
Douglas Kelly, tenor
Timothy Newton, baritone
Andrew Wailes, conductor

 

ANDREW WAILES IN ACTION

The Creation was written between 1797 and 1798 by Joseph Haydn (Hob. XXI:2), and is considered by many to be his masterpiece. The oratorio depicts and celebrates the creation of the world as described in the Book of Genesis and Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost.

It is scored for soprano, tenor and bass soloists (the soloists representing the archangels Gabriel, Uriel, and Raphael, in Part III Adam and Eve), chorus and a symphonic orchestra, and is structured in three parts. Full of superb orchestral writing, exciting choruses and intensely beautiful arias, the work is one of the most loved of all oratorios and provides many wonderful highlights, including The Representation of Chaos, With Verdure Clad, Awake the Harp, The Heaven’s are Telling, The Lord is Great, Achieved is the Glorious Work, Graceful Consort, Sing the Lord Ye Voices All and many more.

Join over 100 orchestral and choral musicians at this full-scale performance, conducted by one of Australia’s leading oratorio conductors.

 

BOOK TICKETS ONLINE HERE

Bookings via www.trybooking.com/KZCL