Bendigo Chamber Choir

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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


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Fauré Requiem and Charpentier Mass—30 October 2010

Conductor: Michael Bottomley

with

Bendigo Chamber Orchestra, leader Pam Scott
David Mcfarlane, continuo

Guest vocal soloists

  • Siobhan Stagg, Louise Bottomley, sopranos
  • Kristy Biber, alto
  • Timothy Reynolds, tenor
  • Peter Hunt, bass

When and Where

Saturday 30 October 2010, 7:30 pm
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Wattle St, Bendigo

Program

  • Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643–1704) Missa “Assumpta est Maria” (with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra)
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924) Requiem (with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra)

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


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A Man of Influence—11 April 2010


A Man of Influence: A tribute to Edmund Beilharz OAM

Conducted by Michael Bottomley

Our revered musical director of 12 years, Edmund Beilharz OAM, passed away in June 2009. Born into a community of German settlers in Palestine, Edmund and his family were transported to Australia and interned here during World War 2. From that time, throughout his life, wherever he was, Edmund tirelessly created music in his community. In Bendigo, as a school teacher, community member and, for us, as our musical director, he made an enormous contribution. We miss him a lot.

Performers

  • Bendigo Chamber Choir
  • Bendigo Chamber Orchestra
  • Former music students and colleagues
  • Bendigo High School Madrigal Group

When and Where

Sunday 11 April 2010, 2:00 pm
Bendigo Town Hall, Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo.

Program

  • G P da Palestrina (~1525–1594) Sicut cervus
  • J S Bach (1685–1750) Dona nobis pacem (Mass in B minor) (with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra)
  • Georg Frideric Handel (1685–1759) Let thy Hand be Strengthened (with Bendigo Chamber Orchestra)
  • F Mendelssohn (1809–1847) Weihnachten
  • A Bruckner (1824–1896) Locus Iste
  • F Biebl (1906–2001) Ave Maria
  • Items by family members and previous students and colleagues
  • Items by the Bendigo High School Madrigal Group

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

Proceeds

Proceeds of the concert will help to launch the Edmund Beilharz Scholarship for promising music strudents at Bendigo Senior Secondary College. Further donations from the community are very welcome.


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