Concerts

FORTHCOMING PERFORMANCES

“MUSICAL BRUSH STROKES”: AN EXHIBITION LAUNCH

MONDAY 1ST JULY 2024,  7.30 – 9.30 pm (Dress: Semi Formal) 

BOX HILL COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE

You are invited to attend the opening of this unique exhibition of original paintings, drawings and sketches by the Australian-based English artist, Catherine Paton.

A captivating collection of stunning portraits, musically-inspired paintings, fantasy figures, scenes from nature and studies in light, this exhibition is sure to offer something for art and music lovers alike.

Featuring live performances by some of Melbourne’s finest classical musicians, this gala exhibition opening will also offer a superb selection of champagne,  fine wines, artisan canapés,  gourmet cheeses, and a chance to meet the artist, and performers.

The evening will also include a short performance by the Box Hill Chorale,  accompanied by pianist William Schmidt and conducted by Andrew Wailes in the Arbour.

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Above: Detail from “Messiah Maestro” and a Fantasy Dragon by artist Catherine Paton. 

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MOZART: CORONATION MASS K.317

SUNDAY 18 AUGUST 2024 at  3pm and 7pm 

THE EDGE, FEDERATION SQUARE 

 

RMP ARIA FINALISTS 

Melbourne University Choral Society

Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir 

Box Hill Chorale 

Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra 

Stefan Cassomenos, piano 

Soloists to be announced 

Andrew Wailes conductor

 

 

RECENT PAST PERFORMANCES

Schubert’s Inspiration

Saturday 8 June 2024 at 8pm 

All Saints’ Anglican Church,                    East St Kilda 

2 Chapel Street, East St Kilda, 3182
(opposite the Astor Theatre)

An inspiring concert of much-loved choral and orchestral works and solo songs by Franz Schubert, and two achingly beautiful works by the contemporary Norwegian composer Kristian Hernes performed by two outstanding community choirs and an impressive lineup of instrumentalists and soloists.

Program includes:

FRANZ SCHUBERT: Stabat Mater D.175
FRANZ SCHUBERT: Mass No. 2 in G Major D.167
FRANZ SCHUBERT: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen D.965 (The Shepherd on the Rock)
FRANZ SCHUBERT:  Der Tanz D. 826, Heidenröslein, D.257 and selected songs 
KRISTIAN HERNES: Canticle of the Sun 
KRISTIAN HERNES Interlude (2023)* Australian Premiere

Featuring:
Box Hill Chorale
The Star Chorale
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra 
William Schmidt, pianoforte and organ
Jesse Linke,  soprano
Jack Jordan,  tenor
Alexander Owens, baritone
Andrew Wailes, conductor

Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/CRQYF

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RECENT PAST PERFORMANCES

 

Box Hill Anzac Concert

Saturday 20 April 2024 at 4:00pm 

1010 Whitehorse Rd Box Hill

A spectacular concert and ceremonial event, commemorating the Anzac spirit and Anzac Day.

Featuring a Catafalque party of the Camberwell Grammar School Cadets. Auspiced by the Box Hill RSL. Box Hill Chorale, pianist William Schmidt, Box Hill Salvation Army Band (conducted by Andrew Wailes and Graham Roper). Music including the National Anthems of Australia and New Zealand, Regimental Marches, Hymns, a stirring World War One Medley of famous wartime songs arranged by Nicholas Buc, We Will Remember Them by Christopher Willcock and The Soldier by Paul Jarman.

BOOKINGS:

http://salvationarmy.org.au/boxhill/anzac

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Surrey Hill Music Festival

An afternoon recital in Holy Trinity Church, Surrey Hills

177 Union Rd, Surrey Hills

Saturday 24 February at 1.45pm 

FREE EVENT Further information HERE https://www.surreyhillsmusicfestival.com/
BHC was thrilled to perform in this year’s Surrey Hills Music Festival, which brought together a wide range of community and professional music performers from a wide range of styles. Highlights included INDYANA – JOHN FLEMING – LUNIC – ANDREW MCSWEENEY & THE WISHING HORSE – CLINT WILSON – THE LOST GIRLS – TREBLETTES – THE MOB – MELBOURNE SCOTTISH FIDDLERS and of course BOX HILL CHORALE!

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Carols in the Cathedral 2023 – 3 spectacular concerts in St Paul’s Cathedral

Friday 15 December at 8.30pm

Saturday 16 December 2pm & 7pm
TICKETS NOW ON SALE. BOOK EARLY!
BHC is thrilled to be performing in this year’s ever-popular “Carols in the Cathedral” concert. Presented by the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic, these are Melbourne’s premier concerts of traditional Christmas music, carols, and readings, in the stunning setting of St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne. A magnificent feast of spectacular fanfares and carols, and glorious Christmas music and verse, performed by massed choirs, superb soloists and majestic brass and percussion.
This year music will include a feast of festive music by composers from Australia, the UK, North America, Germany and around the world, including ever-popular classics such as “O Come All Ye Faithful”, “Once in Royal David’s City”, “Joy to the World”, and many more, as well as beautiful works by composers including Peter Cornelius, Dan Forrest, William G. James, John Rutter, and more!
Featuring the angelic voices of special guest performers the National Boys Choir of Australia, and outstanding soloists including much-loved tenor Roy Best and the popular Australian bass-baritone Jeremy Kleeman.

A Christmas event not to be missed. Celebrate the season in style and book your tickets now, as all 3 concerts are expected to sell out early!
Andrew Wailes, conductor
Roy Best tenor
Jeremy Kleeman bass-baritone
Stefan Cassomenos, pianoforte
Andrew Bainbridge organ 
Roland Rocchiccioli reader
Julie Houghton reader
The National Boys Choir of Australia
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir
Melbourne University Choral Society
Box Hill Chorale
RMP Orchestra soloists 
RMP Brass and Percussion Consort
City of Melbourne Highland Pipe Band
BOOKINGS: www.rmp.org.au

Note that all tickets can be purchased via Trybooking on the RMP website, including Premium Tickets.

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I will be the light! A Celebration of song

Three of Melbourne’s finest choirs will join together to perform a magnificent concert of uplifting choral music, from a wide range of styles and composers in the historic setting of All Saints Church East St Kilda.
OLA GJEILO: “The Ground”
TOM PORTER: “Lux Aeterna”
CHARLES WOOD “Oculi Omnium” and “O Most Merciful”
KARL JENKINS: “Ave verum”
GIACOMO PUCCINI: “Requiem”
ANTON BRUCKNER “Locus Iste”
JOHANNES BRAHMS: “Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen”
from Ein Deutsches Requiem
WOLFGANG MOZART: “Ave verum corpus”
DAN WALKER: “The Wanderer”
GERALD CUSTER: “I Will Be The Light”
and works by John Rutter, Morten Lauridsen, Franz Schubert, Nicholas Buc, Zina Goldrich, John Govedas, and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
 
Andrew Bainbridge, organ and co-director
Andrew Wailes, co-director and compere
Reuben Johnson, piano
Jane Matheson, piano
Box Hill Chorale
National Boys Choir of Australia Performing Choir 
NBCA Young Men’s Choir
Melbourne University Choral Society
 
Saturday 9th September, 7.30pm
ALL SAINTS ANGLICAN CHURCH, EAST ST KILDA
2 Chapel Street, East St Kilda, 3182
(opposite the Astor Theatre)
 
 
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Choral Showcase Concert

Christ Church South Yara
Saturday 15 July at 4.30pm 

BHC will join singers from several other Victorian choirs to rehearse and perform with visiting American conductor Dr Heather Buchanan (Montclair State University, New Jersey) to sing beautiful gems of the choral repertoire in the glorious acoustic of Christ Church South Yarra.

Program includes:
Songs No Longer Sung” (Juliana Kay, 2018)
Ave verum corpus” (W.A. Mozart)
Since by man came death” from Messiah (G.F. Handel)
How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place” from A German Requiem (J. Brahms)
Locus iste” (A. Bruckner)
Va Pensiero” (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from Nabucco (G. Verdi)

 

Presented by the Australian National Choral Association

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Glorious Majesty!

Music from 500 years of English Coronations, including Handel’s Zadok the Priest, Parry’s I was Glad and Jerusalem,
Vaughan Williams’ The Old 100th and O taste and see, Holst’s I Vow to Thee my country, Clarke’s Prince of Denmark’s March, Elgar’s Imperial March and more!

Featuring the combined choirs of:
Box Hill Chorale and Melbourne University Choral Society
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Brass
Andrew Bainbridge (organ)
Conducted by Andrew Wailes

Saturday 10 June 2023 at 8pm
All Saints Anglican Church
2 Chapel Street, East St Kilda, 3182
(opposite the Astor Theatre)

BOOKINGS: https://www.trybooking.com/CIUPT

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City of Whitehorse ANZAC Service and Concert 2023

Date: Saturday 22 April 2022 at 4pm

Location: Box Hill Salvos 1010 Whitehorse Road Box Hill View on map

Disabled access.  Accessible via public transport

Program included music by Roger Heagney, Paul Jarman, Gerald Custer, Nicholas Buc, Charles Wood, Marie Cowan, Brendan Elliget as well as National Anthems of New Zealand and Australia, and various hymns and marches.

The ANZAC event featured:

– The traditional solemn ANZAC ceremony
– Catafalque party by the Surrey Hills Cadet Corps
– Auspiced by the Box Hill RSL, with President – John Howard

Whitehorse Community Leaders were in attendance, including the Mayor, State and Federal MPs

Box Hill Chorale (conducted by Andrew Wailes) with William Schmidt (piano)
Box Hill Salvation Army Band (conducted by Graham Roper)

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A Christmas Celebration

Box Hill Chorale singers joined with the Victoria Chorale,

creating a mighty and joyful singing force to capture the spirit

of Christmas on Sat 10 Dec at St Paul’s Cathedral at 5pm.

The program included:

  • Camille Saint-Saëns: Oratorio de Noel (Christmas oratorio)
  • Gustav Holst:  Christmas Day (Fantasia on Old English Carols)
  • William James: Five Australian Christmas Carols
  • A joyous selection of favourite carols

Mario Dobernig conducted the choir, the Art of Sound Orchestra

and 4 wonderful soloists:

Amanda Hargreaves – soprano, Syrah Torii – mezzo soprano,

Ben Glover – tenor and Bailey Montgomerie – baritone

Book here by Dec 1 to get the Earlybird Discount Trybooking

 

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Music on the Edge

Thursday 1 September 2022 at 7.30pm 

Deakin Edge, Federation Square

Box Hill Chorale with members of the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra, Melbourne University Choral Society, ensembles from Christian College Geelong and Xavier College

Andrew Bainbridge (organ), William Schmidt (piano),

conducted by Andrew Wailes

 

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Choral Festival performance

Saturday 3 September 2022 at 1pm 

Collins Street Baptist Church

Box Hill Chorale

Senior Chamber Choir of Christian College Geelong

Chamber Strings of Christian College Geelong

William Schmidt, piano

Andrew Wailes, conductor

 

Performing a selection from :

 

W.A. Mozart‘s beautiful Spatzenmesse (“Sparrow Mass”) and Regina coeli in C major, K.108

along with contemporary works including:

John Rutter‘s “Requiem” and “I Will Sing with the Spirit”

Dan Forrest‘s “Song of the Earth”, 

Ola Gjeilo‘s “The Ground”, and “Ecce Novum”

Karl Jenkins“Ave Verum”,

Burton Lane‘s “Look to the Rainbow” (from Finian’s Rainbow),  as well as Gabriel Faure‘s “Cantique de Jean Racine” and a selection of motets and anthems by Anton Bruckner, Christopher Willcock, Dylan Imeneo, Stephen Marino and  Michael Trotta.

 

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ANZAC Service and Concert 2022

Date: Sunday 24 April 2022 at 2:00pm -3:30pm

Location: Box Hill Salvos 1010 Whitehorse Road Box Hill View on map

Disabled access.  Accessible via public transport

Event link: http://salvationarmy.org.au/boxhill/anzac

General Enquiries Email: boxhillsalvos@salvationarmy.org.au

 

You are invited to a free Box Hill community ANZAC ceremony and concert on Sunday 24th of April 2022, to honor and celebrate the sacrifice of our armed forces to ensure the freedoms we have today.

We will also be seeking donations for the European Salvation Army’s support to victims and refugees escaping the conflict in Ukraine.

The ANZAC event will feature:

– The traditional solemn ANZAC ceremony
– Catafalque party by the Camberwell Grammar School Cadets
– Auspiced by the Box Hill RSL, with President – John Howard

Whitehorse Community Leaders will be in attendance

Musical performances by:
– Box Hill Chorale (conducted by Andrew Wailes) with Sam Hartley (piano)
– Box Hill Salvation Army Band (conducted by Graham Roper)

– Presentation from The Salvation Army Heritage Centre regarding the Salvation Army’s support of Australian and New Zealand Troops

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Carols in the Cathedral

BHC were proud to participate in  Carols in the Cathedral 2021 – 4 spectacular concerts at St Paul’s Cathedral, performed in association with the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic, Melbourne University Choral Society and the City of Melbourne Highland Pipe Band to over 3000 people. Widely considered to be Melbourne’s premier concerts of traditional Christmas music, carols, and readings, presented in the atmospheric setting of St Paul’s Cathedral these concerts proved to be a magnificent feast of spectacular fanfares and carols, and glorious Christmas music and verse, performed by choirs, superb soloists and majestic brass and percussion.

Music included a feast works by composers from around the world, including ever-popular classics such as “O Come All Ye Faithful”, “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”, “Joy to the World”,  and many more, as well as beautiful Christmas music by composers including Eric Whitacre, Ola Gjeilo, John Rutter,  Dan Forrest,  David Willcocks, William G. James, and more!

  • Fri 17 Dec 8:30 PM | St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Sat 18 Dec 2:00 PM | St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Sat 18 Dec 5:30 PM | St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Sat 18 Dec 8:30 PM | St Paul’s Cathedral
Soloists:
Olivia Cranwell, soprano 
Christopher Hillier, baritone
Vanessa McKeand concert harp
Stefan Cassomenos and Sam Hartley, pianoforte
David Macfarlane, organ
Roland Rocchiccioli reader
Julie Houghton reader
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir
Melbourne University Choral Society
Box Hill Chorale 
RMP Orchestra soloists 
City of Melbourne Highland Pipe Band
RMP Brass and Percussion Consort
Andrew Wailes, conductor 

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2019 Whitehorse Spring Festival

BHC performed a selection of choral works from a wide range of styles at the Whitehorse Spring Festival,  12.45pm on the main stage!
Music by composers including John Rutter, Dan Forrest, Josef Hadar, Charles Wood, Ola Gjeilo, Dan Walker, Gerald Custer, Eric Bogle, and Christopher Willcock.
Date: Sunday 20 October 2019
Time: 10am – 4pm (BHC performing 12.45pm)
Location: Whitehorse Civic Centre, 379-397 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading 3131

The Spring Festival is a free family event, presented by the Whitehorse City Council featuring 80+ locally based organisations, with five performance stages, food stalls, amusement rides and free workshops and activities. The event is regularly attended by 15,000 – 20,000 local residents.
Enjoy rides, activities, face painting, musical performances and the opportunity to learn more about our Whitehorse community.

 

 

 

Whitehorse Carols

 

 

 

 

Box Hill Chorale performed at the 2019 Whitehorse carols. A celebration of one last milestone event at the Whitehorse Centre before it was due to be demolished and rebuilt!

    • Date: Sunday 15 December 2019
    • Concert: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
    • Free rides and amusements: 4:30pm – 9:20pm
    • Location: Whitehorse Civic Centre precinct, Nunawading


Performances from Box Hill Chorale,  the Box Hill City Band. as well as iconic Carols entertainers Marina Prior, David Hobson and Michael Cormick, with David Cameron on piano.

 

 

 

Stefan Cassomenos: Dixit Dominus

(World Premiere)

BHC members were thrilled to participate in the world premiere performance of an exciting new oratorio by Stefan Cassomenos at the 2019 RMP Aria.
A dynamic and spectacular new oratorio inspired by the great oratorios of the baroque in form and structure, the piece was written for soprano and baritone soloists, semi-chorus, choir, chamber orchestra, piano and harpsichord.  This dramatic new setting is as striking as it is thought-provoking. Featuring virtuosic keyboard solos, intense choral writing and a driving rhythmic treatment of the traditional Latin text, the work examines some of the more controversial and contradictory passages contained within the Psalms from the Latin Vulgate and other selected passages of the Bible.
Soloists included the composer Stefan Cassomenos on piano,  who was joined by outstanding contemporary harpsichordist Peter de Jager, soprano Cassandra Wright and baritone Christian Smith. The world premiere was conducted by Andrew Wailes.
Tickets included a free champagne reception at the conclusion of the evening, where audience members had the chance to meet the finalists, adjudicators, orchestra, choir and conductor.
Sunday 18 August at 7pm
Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne
https://www.facebook.com/events/632056173946840/

Cantate! A Melbourne Festival of Choirs

BHC were proud to co-host a very special concert in St Paul’s Cathedral on Monday 22 July at 8pm.
Special guest were the internationally-acclaimed “Whim ‘n Rhythm” female a capella ensemble from Yale University (USA), and the fabulous Miami Children’s Chorus (USA). They were  joined by The Australian Children’s Choir, Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir,  Melbourne University Choral Society and Box Hill Chorale.
Music by composers including Ola Gjeilo, Gerald Custer, Anton Bruckner, Sergei Rachmaninov, Joseph Rheinberger, Rene Clausen, Dan Walker, John Rutter
Accompanied by Alan Ngim and Dean Sky-Lucas
Conducted by Timothy Sharp and Andrew Wailes

Monday 22 July at 8pm
St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne
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John Rutter’s Requiem & Canticles

and beautiful contemporary choral works including: John Rutter’s Canticles (“My Soul doth Magnify the Lord” and “Depart in Peace”), Gerald Custer’s “I will be the Light”, Tom Porter’s “Lux Aeterna”, and Ola Gjeilo’s “Sacred Heart” (Ubi Caritas III)
With orchestral chamber ensemble, piano, organ and soloists.
Box Hill Chorale
Phoebe Paine (soprano)
Christopher Cook (organ and piano)
Members of the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Andrew Wailes
Sunday 9 June 2019 at 3pm
Christ Church, South Yarra
(Cnr Punt and Toorak Roads, South Yarra)
BOOKINGS: www.trybooking.com/501838
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“Carols in the Cathedral”

BHC were thrilled to be a part of the RMP’s “Carols in the Cathedral” in 2018.
These concerts are Melbourne’s premier presentations of traditional Christmas music, carols and readings readings in the stunning setting of St Paul’s Cathedral. This year music included the world premiere performance of “An Australian Christmas” by Daniel Brinsmead (co-commissioned by Box Hill Chorale), and works by Australian composers including Helen Gifford, Sandra Milliken, and William G. James, as well as music by Kristian Hernes, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, Dan Forrest, John Purifoy, Sally De Ford, David Willcocks, Adolfe Adam, and Matthew Armstrong.

Soloists:
Boyd Owen, tenor
Jacinta Dennett, harp
Stefan Cassomenos, pianoforte
Adam Cook pianoforte
David Macfarlane, organ
Roland Rocchiccioli, reader
Julie Houghton, reader
The Australian Children’s Choir
Melbourne University Choral Society
Box Hill Chorale
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir
City of Melbourne Highland Pipe Band
RMP Brass and Percussion
Andrew Wailes, conductor
BOOKINGS: www.rmp.org.au
Tickets can also be purchased via Ticketmaster Agencies or via the Ticketmaster website.
Visit www.ticketmaster.com.au, or Phone 136 008

Friday 14 December  2018 at 8.30pm 

Saturday 15 December 2018 at 3pm and 8pm

St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne 

Plenary Hall of the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre

Saturday 1 December 2018 at 3pm and  7.30pm 

“Our Christmas Gift”

Box Hill Chorale had the pleasure of participating in two spectacular “Our Christmas Gift” concerts at the Plenary Hall of the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre on Saturday. Presented by the Salvation Army, the concerts were a magnificent celebration of Christmas, and an impressive combination of music, words, technology and dramatic elements, all brought together superbly in front of nearly 10,000 patrons.
The 200 voice “Christmas Gift Massed Choir” under the direction of BHC Music Director Andrew Wailes were a central part of the show, and gave fantastic performances in no less than 15 items. The choir featured singers from Box Hill Chorale, The Australian Children’s Choir, the Sydney and Melbourne Staff Songsters, Melbourne University Choral Society, and the Melbourne Contemporary Choir.

The choirs were joined by the magnificent Melbourne Staff Band and Salvo Big Band, who provided fantastic accompaniment to a stellar line up including the one and only Silvie Paladino, and guest soloists including the divine harpist and vocalist Alana Conway, pop sensation Isaiah Firebrace, and the amazing jazz legend James Morrison, who blew the roof off the room with some virtuosic trumpet playing!
They were joined by a huge cast of singers, dancers, acrobats and actors, as well as an amazing cast of live animals. Magnificent horses delivered Silvie Paladino in her “royal” carriage at the start of the show, three majestic camels delivered the Magi, and sheep, goats and even a humble little donkey all featured in the spectacular re-telling of the Christmas story.
It was a huge thrill for Box Hill Chorale’s singers to be part of such an amazing production.

 

 

 

Sunday 21 October 2018

Whitehorse Centre 

“Whitehorse Festival”

Box Hill Chorale, accompanied by Gillian McNaughton and conducted by Andrew Wailes enjoyed performing in front of a large crowd on the main stage at the 2018 Whitehorse Festival on Sunday afternoon. Bright sunshine, lots of color and excitement and huge crowds made for a spectacular day for those who attended.

Sunday 19 August 2018


Deakin Edge, Federation Square

Carissimi’s “Jepthe”

BHC members performed Lotti’s ‘Crucifixus’ and Carissimi’s ‘Jephte’ as part of  the RMP Oratorio Festival Choir at the 12th RMP Aria. They were joined by RMP strings,  soloists Kate Macfarlane , Max Riebl, Brenton Spiteri and Nicholas Dinopoulos,  conducted by Andrew Wailes.

Congratulations to Cairns born / Brisbane based soprano Cassandra Wright who was named winner of the 2018 RMP Aria for her glorious performances of arias from Haydn’s ‘Die Shöpfung’ and Handel’s Messiah.  Runner up of this year’s RMP Aria was Melbourne-born baritone Christian Smith, who impressed with his commanding performances of arias from Handel’s ‘Acis and Galatea’ and Mendelssohn’s ‘Elijah’. Melbourne mezzo-soprano Shakira Tsindos was the third place winner, with her moving renditions of Rossini, Handel and Saint-Saëns. Adelaide soprano Karina Bligh was named the recipient of the 2018 Conductor’s Encouragement Award for her sparkling rendition of Mozart’s ‘Exultate Jubilate’. The audience was also treated to some excellent singing from Adelaide mezzo-soprano Charlotte Kelso, Brisbane-trained soprano Jane Magão, and Perth-based soprano Brianna Louwen.

 

 

Sunday 17 June 2018

Box Hill Salvation Army Citadel  2pm 

“Melbourne Staff Band in Concert with Box Hill Chorale”

 

Fresh from the success of our concert of music from Vienna’s Imperial Chapel at Box Hill Town Hall, the Box Hill Chorale performed a pleasant Sunday afternoon concert on 17 June with our friends from the extremely talented Melbourne Staff Band of the Salvation Army.
BHC performed a number of short motets by composers including John Rutter, Howard Goodall, John Leavitt, Christopher Willcock and Leonard Bernstein.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday 26 May 2018

Box Hill Town Hall at 7.30pm 

“Music from Vienna’s Imperial Court Chapel”

This concert will feature a magnificent selection of music from Vienna’s Imperial Court Chapel, by some of Austria’s finest composers, including the gloriousTe Deum No. 2 in C for Empress Marie Therese  (Hob.XXIIIc:2) by Joseph Haydn; W.A. Mozart’s sparkling Exultate Jubilate, and Laudate Dominum (from the Solemn Vespers of the Confessor), Joseph Leopold Eybler ‘s orchestral motet Cantate Domino, excerpts from Franz Schubert‘s beautiful Mass in G Major and Tantum Ergo,  the rarely-heard Benedicite Dominum in E major (MH 381) by Johann Michael Haydn, and more.
The concert will be held in the Box Hill Town Hall and will feature outstanding soloists.
Ticket includes light refreshments at the conclusion of the concert. 

 

 

 

Program:

Soprano Merlyn Quaife AO

 

F. J. Haydn Te Deum No. 2 in C (Hob.XXIIIc:2)
J.L. Eybler   Cantate Domino
W. A. Mozart Exultate Jubilate, Laudate Dominum, Ave verum corpus (K. 618)
J. M. Haydn Benedicite Dominum in E major (MH 381)
F. Schubert, Tantum Ergo, Mass in G Major (excerpts), and chamber works and motets by various composers.

 

Featuring:
Box Hill Chorale
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra
Soloists: Merlyn Quaife AO (soprano)
James Emerson (baritone)
Sam Hartley (pianoforte)
Conductor: Andrew Wailes
Book online:  https://www.trybooking.com/VVIR
Baritone James Emerson

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