Beginnings (9 Oct)

Since its foundation in 1985, over 400 singers have sung their way through the ranks of Adelaide Chamber Singers as either Core or Auxiliary members. In 2020, at the ripe young age of 35, Adelaide Chamber Singers continues its choral leadership role in South Australia in giving birth to a vibrant and exciting new ensemble comprised of some of Adelaide’s most promising young singers. This is its debut performance.

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Celebrating UNESCO Cities of Music (22 July)

Together with 29 other cities around the world, Hannover in Germany and Adelaide share the honour of being designated as UNESCO Cities of Music. In July 2020, ACS will travel to Germany for collaborative concerts with leading German choirs including Hannover’s Junges Vokalensemble and their conductor Klaus-Jürgen Etzold. Just two weeks after sharing the stage with this outstanding choir in Hannover, ACS will welcome them to Adelaide for the continuation of this significant collaboration. ACS celebrates Adelaide’s designation as a UNESCO city of music.

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Life Cycles (24 May)

Cycles articulate our lives. Cycles – physical, emotional, spiritual, seasonal, political and social – affect all of us and help give meaning to our existence in so many ways. In this program, Jonathan Dove and Morten Lauridsen explore the links between the natural world and our innermost emotional lives. Australians Paul Stanhope and Sally Whitwell give an eloquent musical voice to the social and political narratives that cycle through our existence.

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