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Encounters 2024

"A VOICE, LENT TO MUSIC"

Join Frank De Rosso (organ) and associate artists in a journey of music and poetry, leading up to Easter.

Sundays 5.00 to 5.30pm
at the Basilica of St Mary of the Angels,136 Yarra St., Geelong.

Admission is free

Join our artists for refreshments after each presentation.

Sunday 11 February
Brighid Mantelli (flute)

Sunday 18 February
Allister Cox (clarinet)

Sunday 3 March
Patrycja Radzi-Stewart (violin)

Sunday 10 March
John Seal (marimba)

Sunday 17 March
Helen Seymour (poetry)

 

Seasons Series 2024

(July - December 2024)

Saturday 14 September, 3.00pm

Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels,
136 Yarra St., Geelong

Australian Boys Choir and The Kelly Gang

TO CHASE THE STARS

Nicholas Dinopoulos - Conductor
Timothy Mallis - piano

This concert of inspirational and aspirational music examines the nature of human achievement and celebrates the remarkable things that we are capable of as people when we truly put our mind to something. This program also draws inspiration from the night sky, including music conceived by simply looking up and reaching for the stars. An unmissable experience in the lead-up to the ABCI's 2024 tour of New Zealand featuring music by Trans-Tasman composers.

Tickets $40/$35 from www.trybooking.com/CPDRD

Children and school students - free

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Sunday 3 November, 5.00pm

Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels,
136 Yarra St., Geelong

Australian Chamber Choir

ENCORES

Director - Douglas Lawrence

Why wait for the encore to pull out the fun and fireworks? This program showcases the Afro American spirituals, the fun a cappella arrangements and other favourites from our encores collection.  In July, the ACC embarks on a concert tour of Europe. 

Come and hear them on their return to Geelong!

Tickets $50/$45/$40 from www.auschoir.org

Children and school students - free

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Friday 15 December, 5.00pm

Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels,
136 Yarra St., Geelong

Windfire Choir and Vox Angelica Geelong Chamber Choir

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Tom Healey - Conductor

Phillipa McQuinn - soprano
Emily Swanson - soprano
Joseph Hie - baritone

featuring guest choir

The Geelong Youth Choir

Director - Phillipa MacQuinn

The combined Windfire and Vox Angelica choirsconducted by Tom Healey will present John Rutter’s beautiful Magnificat for choir, soprano solo and orchestra, and In Terra Pax (Christmas Scene) by Gerald Finzi for choir, baritone and soprano solo and orchestra

 Tickets $50/$45/$40  from www.trybooking.com/CQYBA

Children and school students - free

 

Advent Organ 2024

Free Organ Recitals for Advent 2024

At the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels,
136 Yarra St., Geelong

Monday 2 December 2024, 12.30 - 1.15pm

TERRY NORMAN

Monday 9 December 2024, 12.30 - 1.15pm

RHYS BOAK

Monday 16 December 2024, 12.30 - 1.15pm

LACHLAN REDD

Monday 23 December 2024, 12.30 - 1.15pm

FRANK DE ROSSO