1996 Concerts

 

Sunday

31 March, 1996

St John's Cathedral

Bach: St Matthew Passion

Brisbane Chorale

Gregory Massingham, Mark Penman, Margaret Schindler, Hester Wilce, Paul McMahon, Shaun Brown, Conservatorium students soloists, Christopher Wrench, organ, Marcus Stocker, cello

Camerata of St John's

Conducted by John Nickson

Friday

24 May, 1996

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

QPO 20th Anniversary Concert Series

Beethoven: Symphony No 9 in D minor, "Choral"

Brisbane Chorale

Judith Henley, Margreta Elkins, Kenneth Collins, Mark Penman

Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra

Conducted by Georg Tintner

Saturday

27 July, 1996

Lang Park

Rugby Union International

various: Anthems and opening songs

Brisbane Chorale

Friday

9 August, 1996

Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House

4th World Symposium on Choral Music

Berlioz: Grande Messe des Morts

Brisbane Chorale, The Chorale participated as part of the National Australia Choir during the 4th World Symposium on Choral Music

John Aler

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by John Nelson

Sunday

11 August, 1996

Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House

4th World Symposium on Choral Music

Berlioz: Grande Messe des Morts

Brisbane Chorale, The Chorale participated as part of the National Australia Choir during the 4th World Symposium on Choral Music

John Aler

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by John Nelson

Wednesday

28 August, 1996

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

'Porgy and Bess', semi-staged version

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Brisbane Chorale

Alvy Powell, William Marshall, Vanessa Stewart, Michael Edward-Stevens, Miriam Gormley, Lotte Latukefu, Eddie and Sani Muliaumaseali’i, Damien Orth, David Quah, Deborah Cheetham, Johnathan Hardy, Genevieve Davis

Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra

Conducted by Roland Peelman

Friday

30 August, 1996

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

'Porgy and Bess', semi-staged version

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Brisbane Chorale

Alvy Powell, William Marshall, Vanessa Stewart, Michael Edward-Stevens, Miriam Gormley, Lotte Latukefu, Eddie and Sani Muliaumaseali’i, Damien Orth, David Quah, Deborah Cheetham, Johnathan Hardy, Genevieve Davis

Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra

Conducted by Roland Peelman

Thursday

19 September, 1996

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Westpac Gala Concert of the Queensland Conservatorium

Gounod: Opera choruses

Bizet: Opera choruses

Brisbane Chorale

Conservatorium students soloists

Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by Alan Cumberland

Sunday

20 October, 1996

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

The Soul of Italy (Music on Sundays concert)

Verdi: Opera choruses

Mascagni: Opera choruses

Puccini: Opera choruses

Brisbane Chorale

Kenneth Collins, Geoff Bennett, presenter

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by Roderick Brydon

Saturday

16 November, 1996

St John's Cathedral

Music of the Great Cathedrals - French and English Sacred Music

Rutter: Gloria

Duruflé: Requiem

Brisbane Chorale

Christopher Wrench, organ, Marcus Stocker, cello

Brass Ensemble (director Yoram Levy)

Conducted by Emily Cox

Friday

20 December, 1996

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

The Spirit of Christmas

Brisbane Chorale

Queensland Youth Symphony

Conducted by Tommy Tycho

Saturday

21 December, 1996

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre

The Spirit of Christmas

Brisbane Chorale

Queensland Youth Symphony

Conducted by Tommy Tycho