Past Performances

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::

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

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

December: A feast of traditional Christmas carols
August: Mozart’s Requiem and Handel’s Coronation Anthems
May: The Pirates of Penzance

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

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
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