Phoenix Choir presents a concert of English music … in English! So much of the classical canon is in Latin, or perhaps German, so it’s a wonderful change to sing in our own vernacular. From Purcell’s bucolic early-baroque Welcome to all the pleasures to the luscious harmonies of Parry’s Blest Pair of Sirens the program is a celebration of voice and verse in praise of St Cecelia, the patron saint of music. We will challenge the choir with Britten’s edgy cantata Rejoice in the Lamb and also give an opportunity for our Chamber Choir to sing a capella.
We perform at St Hilda’s Church Katoomba on Saturday 19 August and at Hoskins Uniting Church Lithgow on Sunday 20 August. Tickets available online at phoenixchoir.org.au/tickets.