If you love to sing, we’d love you to sing with us. Perform alongside the world’s best conductors, soloists and orchestras on the Concert Hall Stage at the Sydney Opera House. From rehearsal to performance, you will be expertly led by our Music Directors, Brett Weymark and Elizabeth Scott.
Read about our three auditioned choirs and how you can register to audition.
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Symphony Chorus

Symphony Chorus is considered the most prestigious choir of its size in Australia. For the past 80 years, Symphony Chorus has been the chorus of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Weekly rehearsals on Tuesday evenings with some additional rehearsals throughout the year.

Chamber Singers

Chamber Singers is a choir of 32 highly skilled singers who specialise in virtuosic choral repertoire from the renaissance to the 21st century. Weekly rehearsals on Monday evenings with some additional rehearsals throughout the year.

VOX

There is no shortage of talent in our young adult ensemble, VOX, for singers aged 18-30. VOX excels in performing the most inspiring classical, popular and contemporary vocal works. Weekly rehearsals on Wednesday evenings with some additional rehearsals throughout the year.

Photography by Keith Saunders

Symphony Chorus

This highly skilled group of up to 150 highly skilled auditioned singers, perform a diverse range of repertoire from early Baroque and Renaissance, through to contemporary commissioned works. They excel in large scale choral repertoire. For more than 80 years, Symphony has been the chorus of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. In 2018 Symphony Chorus performed in Bach B Minor Mass, Beethoven Mass in C, Verdi Requiem, Bernstein’s Candide, Beethoven Ninth Symphony and Carols at the House for Christmas. In 2019, Symphony Chorus will perform, among others, Brahms Requiem, Mozart Mass in C Minor, Faure Requiem, Britten’s Peter Grimes, Last Night of the Proms and Messiah at Christmas.

Photography by Keith Saunders

Chamber Singers

The Chamber Singers is a choir of 32 highly skilled singers who specialise in virtuosic choral repertoire from the renaissance to the 21st century. They are renowned for their dynamic performances and their exceptional musicianship and professionalism. Their performances are spiritual, sublime and often very moving. They have premiered Australian music by Dan Walker and Luke Byrne, amongst others, and regularly perform with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra including performances of Eötvös’ Halleluja — Oratorium balbulum and the Tea & Symphony series.In 2016 the Chamber Singers recorded and released This Secret World, the music of Dan Walker. Every year, the Chamber Singers perform their own concert. In 2017 it was a beautiful accapella concert of English choral works for Remembrance Day. In 2018, they presented the Sydney Premiere of Path of Miracles by Joby Talbot. 2019 they will perform with Symphony Chorus and VOX with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and later in the year their own concert of jazz and swing – In the Mood.

Photography by Keith Saunders

VOX

VOX is at the forefront of contemporary choral music in Australia. Created for singers aged 18-30, VOX brings together Sydney’s most talented singers to perform in the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ concert season. VOX are led by acclaimed choral conductor and VOX Music Director, Elizabeth Scott. VOX regularly perform in Sydney Symphony programs and last year they featured in Last Night of the Proms, Beethoven Mass in C and Verdi Requiem. They starred in their own performances of Voyage of Voices with visiting Estonian choir EStuudio. Outside of the season, VOX regularly appears at corporate events and in major cultural festivals such as VIVID Sydney and the Greek Music Festival. In 2018 they performed with the Sydney Symphony in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban at the Sydney Opera House and featured in the Sydney Opera House presents Crescendo series in the Utzon Room. They have sung on recordings for Sally Whitwell, Dan Walker and Bangarra Dance Theatre’s production of Bennelong.