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Masterworks: Graduation Gala Concert 2017

Saturday, December 9, 2017

In by Brenton Stacey

Experience the artistic and musical excellence of Avondale Conservatorium’s outstanding performers and composers at this end-of-academic-year celebration during Avondale College of Higher Education’s graduation weekend.

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Soiree

Sunday, November 26, 2017

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Celebrate the launch of the 2018 Avondale Concert Series and support Avondale Conservatorium as it offers a quality and a diverse education in music.

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The People’s Messiah

Saturday, October 28, 2017

In by Brenton Stacey

Choose your own adventure by joining the Conservatorium of Music at Avondale College of Higher Education for its traditional end-of-academic-year performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah.

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The justice of the Jesus story in song

Thursday, October 26, 2017

I remember my mother waking me and tugging me up off the floor to stand with 5600 other people at the Sydney Opera House. Bedtime had come and gone, but I shuffled to my feet. Wow! The sound of the choir and the orchestra struck me. “Hallelujah! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth!” Messiah composer George Frideric Handel said of writing the “Hallelujah” chorus, “I did think I did see all heaven before me, and the great God himself.” But not everyone agreed. What happened after controversial and wealthy theologian Charles Jennens commissioned the story of Jesus in the new oratorio style?

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Launch: The Promise Songbook

Saturday, September 23, 2017

In by Brenton Stacey

The Sydney launch of a new album of original songs written for and performed by The Promise.