Choir of Newman College Concert Series

The Choir’s Concert Series comprises three concerts per year held in the magnificent acoustics of the Chapel of the Holy Spirit and the College Dining Hall.  Highlights of past concert series have included Christmas at Versailles, a dinner-concert in collaboration with Maggie Beer, a reconstruction of J.S. Bach’s lost St Mark Passion, three productions of Medieval plays, a performance of Tallis’s forty-voice Spem in alium, and a number of projects in combination with exponents of Early Music and World Music.

Concert No. 2
TEA FOR TWO, Sunday, September 14, 3:00pm in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Newman College
Tea for Two matches songs from the golden era of Cole Porter and George Gershwin with songs from seventeenth-century England.  Some of the classics featured in Tea for Two include 'Over the Rainbow', 'Night and Day', 'Autumn Leaves', 'Moon River' and 'Summertime'.

Tickets:     $35, $25 (conc.), $20 (students)          Phone:  (03) 9347 5577

Bookings:   www.trybooking.com/EKBM

  

Concert No. 3
THE NIGHTWATCHMAN, Saturday, November 29, 7:30pm in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Newman College
A program of Bach cantatas depicting the Nightwatchman as he searches the horizon for the promised return of the Messiah.  The Choir of Newman College is accompanied in The Nightwatchman by the Newman Baroque Orchestra, an ensemble handpicked from Australia's leading exponents of period instruments.

Tickets:     $40, $30 (conc.), $20 (students)           Phone: (03) 9347 5577

Bookings:   www.trybooking.com/EKBM

 

 

 

 

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Past Concert Series:

Monteverdi - 1610 Vespers
Baroque style performance by the Choir of Newman College, joined by the Early Music band, La Compania.
Sunday - 1 December 2013 - 3:00 PM
Newman College Dining Hall
Rejoice in the Lamb
The program includes a series of works dedicated to the Lamb of God by English and American composers.
Sunday - 15 September 2013 - 3:00 PM
The Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Newman College
Resurrexit
Resurrexit is the first of a three concert series.
Sunday - 21 April 2013 - 3:00 PM
The Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Newman College
Weihnachten
Advent and Christmas repertoire
Friday - 30 November 2012 - 8:00 PM
The Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Newman College
The Voice of the Bard
The Voice of the Bard
Sunday - 9 September 2012 - 3:00 PM
The Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Newman College
The Art of Praise
The Advent Festival, in conjunction with the State Library of Victoria and The University of Melbourne, will host a forum and display on the Medieval Choir Book, convened by Margaret Manion.
Sunday - 4 December 2011 - 1:45 PM
The Newman College Oratory
Marriage to the Sea
On Ascension Day each year the Doge of Venice and his entourage would ride in a solemn procession of vessels to the entrance of Venice’s lagoon to perform the Sposalizio del Mare (Marriage to the Sea) ceremony.
Friday - 2 December 2011 - 8:00 PM
Newman College Dining Hall
Requiem Aeternam
A performance of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem in its original chamber proportions.
Sunday - 11 September 2011 - 3:00 PM
The Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Newman College
Song of Songs
The sensuous poetry of Solomon’s Song of Songs has inspired composers throughout the ages to write some of their most passionate music.
Sunday - 22 May 2011 - 3:00 PM
The Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Newman College