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Join The Sydney Children’s Choir in 2024

The Sydney Children’s Choir enjoys a reputation for artistic innovation and spell-binding performances. Founded as a single ensemble by Lyn Williams AM in 1989, it now includes approximately 400 young people from across Sydney, comprising performing choirs and training ensembles. The Sydney Children’s Choir continues to forge new artistic paths and directions through its commitment to new music. Close to the choir’s heart is its repertoire of over 100 specially commissioned works, and it continues to premiere new music from leading and emerging composers. In June 2022, the choir gave the premiere performance of the daring staged work Hypnopompia, directed…

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Queenie van de Zandt in BLUE: The Songs of Joni Mitchell at Bondi Pavilion

Settle in for a treat and be transported to Woodstock as Queenie van de Zandt, with her live band, performs the spellbinding show, BLUE: The Songs of Joni Mitchell. Australian cabaret chanteuse and musical theatre star Queenie van de Zandt, renowned for her artful storytelling and raw, emotive vocals, takes us on a sonic journey in BLUE, through the songs, stories and art of this musical legend. Affectionately reinterpreting Mitchell’s music, Queenie reveals the intimate stories behind Joni’s haunting songs such as A Case of You, River and Little Green from her iconic album, BLUE (one of Rolling Stone’s greatest…

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Australian folk jazz trio, Elixir, performing at Bondi Pavilion

Australian folk jazz trio, Elixir, have well and truly established themselves as a creative favourite on the Australian music scene. Featuring the ethereal voice of Katie Noonan and in collaboration with renowned Australian poet and cartoonist Michael Leunig, Elixir perform their new acclaimed album, ‘A Small Shy Truth’. The Elixir band also includes phenomenal jazz musicians Zac Hurren on saxophones and Ben Hauptmann on guitar, who, with input from some of Australia’s finest composers (such as Iain Grandage, Joe Chindamo and Steve Newcomb), give musical life to the philosophical musings of Leunig. This intimate night of original songs full of…

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