Monash Chorale performs three main concerts each year: in late Autumn, early Spring and shortly before Christmas. One concert features predominantly classical music, the second popular music and lighter classics, with the Christmas concert including a selection of both lighter and more serious Christmas music.
A sample of some of the pieces we have performed in recent years is given below::
2019 December: Premiere of Gloria by David Keefe August: Guardians of the Harmony – popular music including Duel of the Fates from Star Wars May: Royal Crescendo - including Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Elgar’s Great is the Lord
2018 December: Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols, and Messiah excerpts August: It’s Showtime! – songs from musicals May: Haydn and Schubert Masses May: Autumn Classics - Schubert's Mass in G and Haydn's Mass in Eb
2017 December: A feast of traditional Christmas carols August: Mozart’s Requiem and Handel’s Coronation Anthems May: The Pirates of Penzance
2016 December: Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols September: Viva Verismo – Works by Verdi, Donizetti and Mascagni May: Les Misérables medley, Jazz classics, and Elgar’s From the Bavarian Highlands
2015 December: Saint-Saens’ Christmas Oratorio September: Verdi and Handel opera choruses, music by Vaughan Williams’, Fauré, Rachmaninov and Copeland May: Popular and folk songs from America and England