PROJECTS






* indicates piece commissioned by Sydney Antiphony
§ indicates world premiere


UPCOMING


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PAST


2017 03 31

CRUX FIDELIS: MUSIC FOR REFLECTION
ST CANICE CATHOLIC CHURCH, ELIZABETH BAY

Anton Bruckner - Christus factus est
Owen Elsley - and death shall have no dominion §
Hans Leo Hassler - Ad Dominum cum tribularer
Herbert Howells - Take him, earth, for cherishing
Antonio Lotti - Crucifixus á 8
Philippe de Monte - Filiae Jerusalem, nolite flere
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Stabat Mater
Francis Poulenc - Tenebræ factæ sunt (Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence)
Henry Purcell - Hear my prayer, O Lord
Tomás Luis de Victoria - Matribus suis dixerunt



2016 11 05

GLEBE MUSIC FESTIVAL
GLEBE TOWN HALL

William Byrd - Laudibus in Sanctis
Owen Elsley - O Sacrum Convivium §
Hernando Franco - Salve Regina
Josie Gibson - lord, make me an instrument of your peace *§
Mia Makaroff - Butterfly
Francis Poulenc - Un Soir de Neige
Laura Sippola - Poison Tree
Þorkell Sigurbjörnsson - Heyr, himna smiður
Thomas Tallis - Salvator Mundi
Tomás Luis de Victoria - Nigra Sum, Sed Formosa



2016 08 23

2016 07 21

2016 06 28

BREWED BALLADS

EAST SYDNEY HOTEL, WOOLLOOMOOLOO
Taking bawdy ballads and drinking songs out of the concert hall and back into the pub.



2016 03 04

MEMORIAE: CHANGES AND NEW BEGINNINGS

ST CANICE CATHOLIC CHURCH, ELIZABETH BAY

Guillaume de Machaut - Ma fin est mon commencement
Guillaume de Machaut - Rose, liz, printemps, verdure
Johannes Ockeghem - Mort tu as navré de ton dart (‘in memoriam Binchois’)
Francis Poulenc - A Peine Défigurée / Belle et ressemblante (Sept Chansons)
Josquin des Prez - Nymphes des bois
Jean Richafort - Requiem (‘in memoriam Josquin des Prez’)
Toru Takemitsu - Will tomorrow, I wonder, be cloudy or clear? (Songs I)
Toru Takemitsu - Sayonara (Songs II)
Chris Williams - of dust



2016 02 27

MEMORIAE

Workshop performance with Sydney Children's Choir



2015 12 18

MYSTERIUM: MUSIC FOR CHRISTMAS
ST CANICE CATHOLIC CHURCH, ELIZABETH BAY

Antoine Busnois - Noel, Noel, Noel
Jacob Clemens non Papa - Magi veniunt ab oriente
Jacob Clemens non Papa - Pastores Quidnam Vidistis
Owen Elsley - Hodie Christus natus est
Percy Grainger - Christmas Day (there was a pig...)
Herbert Howells - Long, Long Ago
Orlande de Lassus - Videntes stellam
Kenneth Leighton - Coventry Carol
Felix Mendelssohn - Im Advent / Weihnachten (Sechs Sprüche)
Jean Mouton - Nesciens Mater
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Quem vidistis pastores dicite
Francis Poulenc - Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël
Jacob Regnart - Stella quam viderant magi
Tomás Luis de Victoria - O Magnum Mysterium



2015 10 31

FINE MUSIC LIVE

FINE MUSIC STUDIOS, ST LEONARDS
William Byrd - Civitas Sanct Tui
Carlo Gesualdo - “Io parto” e non più dissi (Sesto libro di madrigali)
Thomas Greaves - Come Away, Sweet Love
Luca Marenzio - Cruda Amarilli
Brooke Shelley - Ave Maris Stella
Chris Williams - thus passes...*



2015 09 17

2015 09 22

2015 09 29

BREWED BALLADS

EAST SYDNEY HOTEL, WOOLLOOMOOLOO
Taking bawdy ballads and drinking songs out of the concert hall and back into the pub. Presented as part of Sydney Fridge 2015.



2015 09 04

DESOLATION: MUSIC OF LOVE AND SORROW
ADAMSTOWN UNITING CHURCH

Presented with Adamstown Arts, Newcastle
Lisa Cheney - Drought
Andrea Gabrieli - Tirsi morir volea
Carlo Gesualdo - Chiaro risplender suole / “Io parto” e non più dissi (Sesto libro di madrigali)
Carlo Gesualdo - O Vos Omnes (Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday)
Scipione Lacorcia - O fra tanti sospir
György Ligeti - The Alphabet (Nonsense Madrigals)
Luca Marenzio - Cruda Amarilli
Claudio Monteverdi - Ch’io t’ami / Deh bella cara / Ma tu più (Quinto libro di madrigali)
Claudio Monteverdi - Cor mio, non mori? e mori!



2015 08 23

RHETORICAL CHORUS
PERFORMANCE SPACE, CARRIAGEWORKS

Workshop with artist Agatha Gothe-Snape and composer Megan Clune in preparation for improvisational performance at the Performa Biennial. Supported by Performance Space.



2015 08 09

THE TRUTH OF THE FLOWERS
MLC SCHOOL, BURWOOD

Workshop of a new opera by Chris Williams with Sydney Chamber Opera and sopranos Jane Sheldon and Ellen Hooper.



2015 08 07

WORKSHOP WITH ROBERT HOLLINGWORTH
ST. JAMES' CHURCH, KING STREET, SYDNEY

Public workshop with Robert Hollingworth, director of I Fagiolini, presented by Musica Viva.



2015 07 12

IN THE MIDST OF LIFE...

MONTE SANT' ANGELO MERCY COLLEGE CHAPEL, NORTH SYDNEY


William Byrd - Ne Irascaris Domine / Civitas Sanct Tui

Michael Finnissy - Seven Sacred Motets

Gerald Finzi - My Spirit Sang All Day

Sir James Macmillan - Invocation

Brooke Shelley - Ave Maris Stella

John Sheppard - Media Vita


2015 03 15

DESOLATION: MUSIC OF LOVE AND SORROW

HUNTER BAILLIE MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, ANNANDALE


Laura Altman - Voices*

Lisa Cheney - Drought

Carlo Gesualdo - Chiaro risplender suole / “Io parto” e non più dissi (Sesto libro di madrigali)

Carlo Gesualdo - Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday

Scipione Lacorcia - O miseria d’amanti

György Ligeti - The Alphabet (Nonsense Madrigals)

Luca Marenzio - Cruda Amarilli

Claudio Monteverdi - Ch’io t’ami / Deh bella cara / Ma tu più (Quinto libro di madrigali)


2014 09 14

DEATH AND VENICE

ST. JAMES' CHURCH KING STREET, SYDNEY


Andrea Gabrieli - Tirsi morir volea

Orlande de Lassus - Prophetiae sibyllarum

Claudio Monteverdi - Cor mio, non mori? e mori!

Heinrich Schütz - Vasto mar

Heinrich Schütz - Musikalische Exequien


2014 07 20

MUSICAL ALASKA No. 19

ALASKA PROJECTS GALLERY
Level 2, Kings Cross Car Park


Felix Mendelssohn - Sechs Sprüche, Op. 79 [selections]

Robert White - Lamentations (for 5 voices)

Chris Williams - thus passes...*


2014 07 06

MARKING TIME: MUSIC FOR MID-WINTER

ST. JAMES' CHURCH KING STREET, SYDNEY


Johann Sebastian Bach - Fürchte dich nicht, BWV 228

Felix Mendelssohn - Sechs Sprüche, Op. 79

Robert White - Lamentations (for 5 voices)

Chris Williams - thus passes...*§