FINALE

Sunday 8 October 2023
3:00pm (ACDT)

St Peter’s Cathedral, North Adelaide

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The Adelaide Chamber Choir Festival culminates with the premiere of an epic new commission for five combined chamber choirs from our festival curator, Dr Carl Crossin OAM (Adelaide Chamber Singers Founder & Conductor Emeritus). This concert individually showcases all five choirs, and opens with award-winning South Australian composer Anne Cawrse.

Adelaide Chamber Singers (SA)
Conducted by Christie Anderson

Brisbane Chamber Choir (QLD)
Conducted by Dr Graeme Morton AM

Polyphonic Voices (VIC)
Conducted by Michael Fulcher

Sydney Chamber Choir (NSW)
Conducted by Sam Allchurch

Voyces (WA)
Conducted by Dr Robert Braham OAM 

Combined Choirs
Conducted by Dr Carl Crossin OAM

PROGRAM

ADELAIDE CHAMBER SINGERS

Anne Cawrse – When the Heart & God Help Us/There Will Be Rest from On Earth as in Heaven

Luke Byrne – Rainforest

SYDNEY CHAMBER CHOIR

Uģis Prauliņš – Kyrie & Gloria from Missa Rigensis

BRISBANE CHAMBER CHOIR

Jonathan Rathbone – Absolon, my son

Carl Crossin – With His Whole Heart (World Premiere Performance)

Nigel Butterley – Exultate Deo

POLYPHONIC VOICES

Joe Twist – The Peace of Wild Things

Rebecca Clarke – He that dwelleth in the secret places

Raffaella Aleotti – Vidi speciosa

VOYCES

Samuel Barber – Reincarnations: Mary Hynes

Morten Lauridsen – Se per havervi, oime from Six Fire Songs on Italian Renaissance Poems

Ēriks Ešenvalds – Only in Sleep

Benjamin Britten – The Ballad of Green Broom from Five Flower Songs, Op. 47

COMBINED CHOIRS

Carl Crossin – There Will Come Soft Rain* – New Work for Five Chamber Choirs (World Premiere Performance)

*Commissioned by Adelaide Chamber Singers for the 2023 Adelaide Chamber Choir Festival

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