Presenting the first-ever Adelaide Chamber Choir Competition which is able to be part of state vocal ensembles right into a mass choir, the ACS provide three applications of music to accompany life experiences.

Unveiling a yr of state-wide collaborations, Adelaide Chamber Singers has introduced its 2023 season.

Centred on the way in which through which “music narrates our life experiences”, ACS will carry out three applications, make an look at Adelaide Competition, and current the inaugural Adelaide Chamber Choir Competition.

“It’s extremely thrilling to carry audiences such an enormous program, and with the added deal with of the very first Adelaide Chamber Choir Competition, it’s going to be a extremely particular yr,” stated Inventive Director and Conductor Christie Anderson. “These collaborations are on the coronary heart of Adelaide Chamber Singers Fashion of music making.”

Opening the yr on 15 March, ACS will carry out on the Adelaide Competition with a reprise of its Late Evening within the Cathedral sequence. Transferring via the areas of St Peter’s Cathedral in the course of the efficiency, the ACS program will paint an image of the night time sky with conventional choral works from Bach, Elgar and Tallis and trendy works from Paul Mealor, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Eric Whitacre, Z Randall Stroope and Australia’s personal Joe Twist.

As a particular occasion throughout 6–8 October, ACS launches the inaugural Adelaide Chamber Choir Competition. Curated by famed Australian choral conductor Carl Crossin, who served as the corporate’s Inventive Director till his departure, the Competition brings collectively the Sydney Chamber Choir, the Brisbane Chamber Choir, the Perth-based Voyces and Polyphonic Voices from Melbourne. Its remaining live performance at St Peter’s Cathedral will current a commissioned work from Crossin which joins collectively all 5 choirs – an infinite feat.

Its first mainstage program on 21 Could reunites the ACS with its new vocal ensemble ACS2, which debuted final yr with performances on the first yr of the UKARIA A Cappella Academy led by ex-King’s Singer, Timothy Wayne-Wright.

“ACS2 has been a very long time coming! It was initially conceived for the 2020 season and Carl and I had been all the time going to share the conducting,” stated Anderson final yr.

“We now have each been conscious of the necessity to develop a robust group of ensemble singers in Adelaide who can come into the ACS household as replacements for singers or true augmenters in a bigger program, and have already got the chamber music expertise developed via the ethos and rigour of ACS.”

From 30 June – 2 July, Behold the Marvel celebrates the music of Hildegard von Bingen. Delving into the polymath’s life and learnings, in addition to the resounding impression she continues to have greater than 900 years after her start, this system might be dropped at St Peter’s Cathedral, the Artwork Gallery of South Australia and the UKARIA Cultural Centre.

The ultimate program for 2023 is Silver and Gold, which welcomes within the Christmas season with festive a capella works such because the newly commissioned Mistletoebird by Australian composer Rachel Bruerville and Charpetier’s Christmas Mass.

Extra concerning the Adelaide Chamber Singers’ 2023 season could be discovered right here.