Dreamers of the Day

Music, Classical and opera
The Song Company Ensemble 2015 courtesy TSC 2017 photographer credit Simon Gorge
Photograph: Simon Gorges The Song Company ensemble

One of Australia's premiere choral ensembles present an eclectic program that ranges from the Baroque to Steve Reich

If listening to a big choir singing Handel is like taking your ears on scenic bus trip, a concert by the Song Company is more like a curated jaunt around the CBD in a Ferrari. Just their six amazingly agile and skilful voices can collectively handle anything their artistic director – conductor and composer Antony Pitts – puts on their music stands, and that’s often some of the most challenging and interesting classical and contemporary concert music you’ll ever hear performed live.

This line-up – spanning from Handel’s 1727 coronation anthem to Steve Reich’s 1972 Clapping Music – seems to aim at a nothing less than a transcendental experience for the listener.

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