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In the past the Majellan Singers have performed at a variety of concerts with renowned musical groups including singing in a massed choir with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. They have performed numerous times with the Australian Boys Choir and with the Vocal Consort. Listed here are some of Majellan Singers’ past concerts:

                                                                   Past Concerts

*    Name: The German Romantics & songs of other love
Location:
Toorak Uniting Church
When: 25th & 26th August, 2004
Repertoire:
  Included works by Bruckner, Liszt, Kodaly & Koscar
Other Features:
joint concert with Aspiration in Harmony

*   Name: Women on the Plains
Location:
Wesley College Glen Waverley Performing Arts Studio
When:  22nd November 2003
Repertoire:
  Included Nigra Sum (Casals), Women on the Plains - Three Canadian Songs (Parker), Vejnemojnen Muzsikal (Kodaly)
Other Features:
Conducted by an internationally acclaimed conductor, Piroska Varga with guest concert pianist, Mark Kruger.

*   Name: Classic Spectacular
Location:
Rod Laver Arena
When: 25th & 26th August, 2001
Repertoire:
  Included Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco (Verdi), O Fortuna From Carmina Burana (Orff), Blue Danube Waltz (Strauss), Grand March from Aida (Verdi)
Other Features:
performed with a massed choir of approximately 100 singers, accompanied by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

*   Name: Community Choirs Festival
Location: Hawthorn Town Hall
When: 22nd August, 2001
Repertoire: Song for the Mira (Allister MacGillivray), This Train (Arr. John C Phillips), Oh No John (Arr. Robert Latham), Sweet Day (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
Other Features: performed with other well renowned choirs including the Melbourne Male Choir, Concordis, the Austrian Choir and the Bellbird Singers. The Majellan Singers were invited back the following year.

 *  Name: ‘Pictures from an Exhibition’
Location: Premier performance of choral arrangement at Castlemaine Art Gallery 2nd at Flockhart Hall, M.L.C, Kew
When: 1st: June 16th, 2001 2nd: June 24th, 2001
Repertoire: ‘Pictures from an Exhibition’ by Mussorgsky as well as a selection of arrangements by the Majellan Singers & the Vocal Consort
Other Features: performed with the Australian Boys Choir, the Vocal Concort and instrumental soloists, conducted by Noel Ancell

*   Name: Voices of Women Festival
Location: Ivanhoe Girls Grammar’s performing arts centre
When: 29th July, 2000
Repertoire:
 
Other Features: performed alongside other choirs including the Melbourne Womens Choir, Australian Girls Choir, Ivanhoe Girls Grammar Choir, Linnet Womens Choir – Sydney, La Voce Della Luna – Italian Womens Choir, Yukari Echo – Japanese Womens Choir

*   Name: Choralfest 2000
Location: Wesley Uniting Church
When: 29th April, 2000  
Repertoire: Il est bel et bon (Passereau, Arr. Hellen Cockburn), What’ll I Do (Irving Berlin), The Sanctuary Of My Soul
Other Features: performed with the New England Conservatory Youth Chorale (USA) and the Australian Boys Choir

*   Name: ‘Saint Nicholas’
Location:
St. Dominie’s Church, Camberwell
When: 4th December, 1999
Repertoire: ‘Saint Nicholas’ (Benjamin Britten)
Other Features: performed with the Australian Boys Choir, the Vocal Concort, the Melbourne Chamber Choir, Michael Terry (Tenor), conductor: Noel Ancell
, (Director of the Australian Boys Choral Institute & The Vocal Consort)

 

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