Bendigo Chamber Choir

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Come Sing Christmas

Bendigo Chamber Choir presents………..

Come Sing Christmas

Bendigo Town Hall

Saturday, December 10th 2016 at 7.30pm

Music by Buxtehude, Poulenc, Vaughan Williams and J.M.Bach with audience carols.

Directed by Michael Bottomley

Tickets at the Capital Theatre   $25 and $20

November 21, 2016 at 4:12 pm Comments (0)

Bendigo Chamber Choir Christmas Concert 2012

Conductor: Michael Bottomley

with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra

When and Where

Sunday 16 December 2012, 3:00 pm Bendigo Town Hall, Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo

Program

  • J.S.Bach (1685 – 1750) Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV 248, Part 1- Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die tage
  • J.S.Bach (1685 – 1750) Cantata BWV 140- Wachet auf (sleepers, wake!)

Information and Tickets

Admission: Adults $25, Conc $20  tickets at Capital Theatre or at the door

Enquiries about the concert: info[at]bendigochamberchoir.org.au or call Michael 03 5472 1370

November 21, 2012 at 10:35 pm Comments (0)

Messiah—9 December 2011

Conductor: Michael Bottomley

with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra (leader Pam Scott) and guest soloists:

  • Jennifer Schatzle, soprano
  • Merryn Torpy, mezzo-soprano
  • Daniel Thompson, tenor
  • Peter Hunt, bass

When and Where

Friday 9 December 2011, 7:30 pm
Bendigo Town Hall
Lyttleton Tce, Bendigo

Program

George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759): Messiah

Information and Tickets

Enquiries about the concert: info[at]bendigochamberchoir.org.au or call Michael 03 5472 1370

Tickets: $30, concession $25 from Capital Theatre 03 5434 6100 or at the door

Background information

About Messiah (Wikipedia)

About George Frideric Handel

 


October 9, 2011 at 1:20 am Comments (0)

Christmas Concert—12 December 2010

Conductor: Michael Bottomley

with

Bendigo Chamber Orchestra, leader Pam Scott

Guest vocal soloists:

  • Jennifer Schatzle, soprano
  • Timothy Reynolds, tenor
  • Peter Hunt, Jeremy Bottomley, bass

When and Where

Sunday 12 December 2010, 2:30 pm
Bendigo Town Hall
Lyttleton Tce, Bendigo

Program

  • J S Bach (1685–1750) Cantata BWV 61 Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (Now come, the gentiles’ Saviour) (with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra)
  • Michael Haydn (1737–1806) Lauft, ihr Hirten, allzugleich (Run, ye shepherds in the light)
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958) Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Information and Tickets

Enquiries about the concert: info[at]bendigochamberchoir.org.au or call Michael Bottomley 03 5472 1370

Tickets: $25, $20 from Capital Theatre 03 5434 6100 or at the door


October 9, 2011 at 1:09 am Comments (0)

Christmas Concert with Messiah part one—13 December 2009

Conducted by Michael Bottomley

with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra (leader Pam Scott) and guest soloists

  • Jennifer Schatzle, soprano
  • Peter Campbell, counter tenor
  • Timothy Reynolds, tenor
  • Peter Hunt, bass

When and where

Sunday 13 December 2009, 2:30 pm
Bendigo Town Hall, Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo.

Program

  • Georg Frideric Handel (1685–1759) Messiah, part 1 (Christmas) (with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra and soloists)
  • Anon arr R. L Pearsall (1837) and W J Westbrook In Dulce Jubilo
  • Michael Praetorius (1571–1621) arr Donald Cashmore Es ist ein Rose Entsprungen
  • Traditional The Linden Tree Carol
  • Elizabeth Poston (1905–1987) Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
  • Traditional I Saw Three Ships
  • Bob Chilcott (1955– ) The Shepherd’s Carol
  • Some Christmas items for you to sing

Information and Tickets

Enquiries about the concert: info[at]bendigochamberchoir.org.au or call Michael 03 5472 1370

Tickets: $25, $20 from Capital Theatre 03 5434 6100 or at the door


October 9, 2011 at 1:05 am Comments (0)

Christmas Concert—23 November 2008

Conducted by Edmund Beilharz OAM
with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra (leader Jean Lehmann) and guest soloists

When and where

Sunday 23 November 2008, 2:30 pm
Bendigo Town Hall, Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo.

Program

  • Orlando di Lasso (1532–1594) Adoramus Te, Christe
  • Tomas Luis de Victoria (~1548–1611) Ne Timeas Maria
  • Jacob Handl (1550–1591) Ecce Concipies
  • Hans Leo Hassler (~1564–1612) Dixit Maria
  • Michael Praetorius (1571–1621) Omnis Mundis Jocundetur
  • Dietrich Buxtehude (1637–1707) Das Neugebor’ne Kindelein (with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra)
  • Georg Frideric Handel (1685–1759) Zadok the Priest (with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Cantata BWV 82 Ich Habe Genug (Bendigo Chamber Orchestra and guest soloists)
  • Benedetto Marcello (1686–1739) Concerto for oboe and orchestra in D minor (Bendigo Chamber Orchestra and guest soloist)
  • Benjamin Britten (1913–1976) A Shepherd’s Carol words by W H Auden
  • Peter Sculthorpe (1929–) Morning Song for the Christ Child
  • John Tavener (1944–) A Christmas Round and Today the Virgin

We are sad to announce that this is the final concert of our musical director of 12 years, Edmund Beilharz OAM, and the leader of the Bendigo Chamber Orchestra, Jean Lehmann, who are both retiring. They have contributed a huge amount both behind and in front of the scenes. From the bottom of our hearts, and on behalf of all of the audience that we have reached with your leadership and help over the years, thank you, Edmund and Jean!

Information and Tickets

Enquiries about the concert: info[at]bendigochamberchoir.org.au or call Edmund 03 5435 3869

Tickets: from Capital Theatre 03 5434 6100 or at the door


October 9, 2011 at 1:00 am Comments (0)

Christmas Pudding—4 December 2005

Concert Poster


October 9, 2011 at 12:24 am Comments (0)

A Musical Christmas Pudding—29 November 1998

A Musical Christmas Pudding

(guaranteed free of stodge)

Conductor: Edmund Beilharz

with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra (leader Jean Lehmann)

When and where

St Pauls Cathedral Hall, Myers Street, Bendigo
Sunday 29th November 1998, 2 pm

Program

  • Choruses and Symphony from Handel’s Messiah
  • Carols anon and traditional (You can help with these!),
  • Carols by Brahms, Britten, Brumby, Holst, Praetorius;
  • Christmas tidbits & stories from our intrepid researchers;
  • Christmas afternoon tea from our world-class chefs.

Information and tickets

Adults $15, $10, Secondary students $5, U/13 free

Tickets at the door or at BRAC,

Enquiries (03) 5435 3869


March 18, 2011 at 3:34 pm Comments (0)

A Ceremony of Carols—11 December 1994

Concert Poster


March 18, 2011 at 12:50 pm Comments (0)