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Blackheath Choir Festival 2008
29th-31st August 2008

By Patrick Harte
Posted Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Blackheath Community Hall
Great Western Highway
(opposite railway station)

Tickets: per session: $12; whole weekend: $50

Tickets will be available at the door, or in advance from:

De Losa's Fruit Market
247 Great Western Highway
Blackheath (02) 4787 8241 (bus. hrs)

Enquiries: (0437) 255 816 (all Hours)

Because of the large number of people involved, it may be necessary to change the programme without notice.

Friday 29th (Doors open 7.15pm)

Session 1

7.30 Blackheath Phoenix Choir (Classical, Operatic, Traditional)

8.15 The Very Small Choir (Songs For The Fun Of It)

8.50 Ecopella (Ecological A Cappella)


Saturday 30th (Doors open 10.45am)

Session 2

11.00 Voices From a Vacant Block (A Cappella World Music)

11.45 Glenbrook Community Choir (A Cappella Mix)

12.20 Pacopezants (A Cappella Bulgarian & Yugoslavian)

Session 3 (Doors open 2.15pm)

2.30 Macquarie Male Singers (Classical, Sacred, Musicals, Evergreens)

3.15 Moochoir (A Cappella- Pop, Classical, World)

4.00 Martenitsa (Mostly Traditional Bulgarian)

4.45 Macquarie University Singers (Traditional, Classical, Contemporary)

Session 4 (Doors open 7.15pm)

7.30 Riverland Harmony Chorus (Sweet Adelines- Ladies Barbershop)

8.15 Sydney Pop Choir (Pop, American Folk)

9.00 Men Wot Sing (Comedy, World, Contemporary, Blues)

The Mudlarks in the Jenolan Caves

Sunday 31st (Doors open 10.15am)

Session 5

10.30 Crowd Around (Folk, Pop, Gospel)

11.15 Mudlarks (Contemporary, World, Folk)

12.00 Sydney Trade Union Choir (Political A Cappella)

Session 6 (Doors open 3.15pm)

3.30 Mudlarks’ Small Ensembles (see 11.15 above)

3.40 Warrimoo Chorale (A Mixed Bag of Music)

4.20 Combined Choirs sing Vivaldi’s “Gloria”:

200 voices from the Allegri Singers; Jacobean Singers; Leura Uniting Church Singing Group and most of the choirs performing over the weekend. Conducted by Walter Sutcliffe.

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