Christmas Concerts at the Basilica

Posted 29 November 2018

Just the thing to make your Christmas merry and bright – two great concerts and a series of free organ recitals.
The wonderful Australian Chamber Choir will present “A Baroque Christmas” at 3pm on Sunday 2 December; and Geelong’s own international opera stars Cheryl Barker and Peter Coleman-Wright will perform arias from opera and oratorios on Friday 14 December at 8pm.

Did you know they will do preferential seating for those who book before 7 December for Cheryl & Peter?
Naturally, free lunchtime organ recitals continue on each Monday starting from 3 December.

This year there will be an additional recital at All Saints Church in Newtown:


Australian Chamber Choir
Sunday 2 December, 3pm

Christmas was a time when serious European composers would compete to write music with the maximum popular appeal. The Australian Chamber Choir’s Artistic Director, Douglas Lawrence has picked his favourites: Bach, Gabrieli, Sweelinck, Schütz, Scheidt, Hamerschmidt, Ekkard, Praetorius.
Tickets $40/$35/ Children and school students – free Book/Info


Cheryl Barker & Peter Coleman-Wright
Friday 14 December, 8pm

with Wendy Rechenberg – piano and Frank De Rosso – organ
Cheryl and Peter will perform Arias from Opera and Oratorios by Mendelssohn, Handel, Purcell, Schubert, Strauss and Novello with carols by Rutter
Tickets $50/$45/children and schools students—free or phone 0407 095 408

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