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Gondwana Choirs: Festival of Summer Voices

Gondwana Choirs will present the inaugural Festival of Summer Voices from 18-21 January at the University of New South Wales and Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

The series of five uplifting concerts showcase the extraordinary talents of more than 300 young choristers, conductors and composers aged 10 to 26 years from around Australia, following the 20th annual Gondwana National Choral School.

Led by Gondwana Choirs Artistic Director and founder Lyn Williams OAM, the festival also features an exclusive performance by the internationally-acclaimed Australian vocal quartet The Idea of North.

Concerts include:
• Concert 1: Summer Voices Opening Gala on Wednesday, 18 January at 7pm at Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW. Experience the power of Gondwana Choirs in full flight.

• Concert 2: The Idea of North in Concert on Friday, 20 January at 7pm at Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW. Enjoy a beautifully distinct sound and style, crossing many musical genres in an exciting and surprising way.

• Concert 3 & 5: A Cappella Academy | Saturday, 21 January at 3pm & 6.30pm at Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Gondwana Choirs like you’ve never heard them before! A celebration of 100 years of contemporary a cappella music the choristers learned with The Idea of North.

• Concert 4: Gondwana Chorale in Recital on Saturday, 21 January at 5.15pm at Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Hear the Gondwana Chorale national youth choir at the peak of their vocal prowess before they leave for an extensive tour of the USA.

WHAT: Gondwana Choirs: Festival of Summer Voices
WHEN: 18/01/2017 - 21/01/2017 (All Day Event)
WHERE: The University of NSW and Sydney Conservatorium of Music

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