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Limelight Magazine – Steve Moffatt
Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ lost season is resurrected by the power of the Passion.
Sydney Arts Guide – Geoffrey Sykes
This was an exquisite and rare event, engaging Bach’s masterful two hour long St John’s Passion, mixed with new compositions by Joseph Twist and Brooke Shelley.
Sydney Morning Herald – Peter McCallum
Elizabeth Scott led a well-judged performance, allowing the score to unfold at its own pace, undistorted by exaggeration.
Saturday 3rd April, 1pm
The Concourse, Chatswood
Deborah CHEETHAM & Matthew DOYLE Tarimi nulay – long time living here†
Johann Sebastian BACH St John Passion
Joe TWIST Heaven, Tear Apart (Himmel reisse)*†
Brooke SHELLEY Ein Bachlein im Bach*†
† Commissioned as part of our 100 Minutes of New Australian Music centenary project in 2020. We’re delighted to be performing them in our 2021 season.
Elizabeth Scott conductor
Richard Butler Evangelist
Andrew O’Connor Christus
Celeste Lazarenko soprano
Sian Sharp mezzo
Nicholas Jones tenor
David Greco bass
Sydney Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra