This year, directed by Réka Csernyik, the Sydney University Musical Society presents the 59th Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols at the Great Hall of the University of Sydney on Sunday, the 3rd of December. Within the wonderful atmosphere of the Hall, we look forward to sharing some of the old Carolfest favourites as well as some new pieces!
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Join us on Saturday, the 17th of September, for our second yearly concert. Conducted by the wonderful Réka Csernyik, the Sydney University Musical Society presents an array of choral work, from medieval 14th-century pilgrim song to modern Australian bush songs by Iain Grandage, with music originating from all over the world. Held … Continue reading
Under the baton of our guest Musical Director, Anthony Pasquill, the Sydney University Musical Society presented our 57th Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols at the Great Hall of the University of Sydney on Sunday 13 December. In addition to old favourites, we sang a diverse range of repertoire heard seldom … Continue reading
First of all, a huge congratulations to everyone who participated in the Silence and Music Concert last weekend – the concert went really well, and all your hard work paid off, so thank you to everyone involved! In remedy of the sadness that inevitably comes with the ending of a … Continue reading
Thanks for everyone’s work last night at the longer rehearsal! Please see the Silence and Music Concert Bullsheet for all the details for the concert next Saturday – if you have any questions please contact the committee.
SUMS is back! Rehearsals begin this Wednesday 5th August for our Sounds of Silence concert. We’ll be rehearsing in Glebe Town Hall from 6pm followed by our usual pub night. Hope to see you there!
On Saturday 10th October, SUMS was joined by Guest Conductor Anthony Pasquill for a memorable spring evening of choral works that spanned more than five hundred years. Exploring the fascinating connection between silence and music, the concert featured Vaughan Williams’ Mass in G Minor as well as works by a wide variety … Continue reading
SUMS will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 29th July at 6pm, in the Holme Building Common Room. The purpose of the meeting is to accept the minutes of the previous GM, hear reports from the previous year and elect vacant positions in the 2015 Committee. The positions available for … Continue reading
On Saturday 23 May SUMS combined with the Sydney University Symphony Orchestra (SUSO) for a fantastic performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah in the fabulous Verbruggen Hall at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Conducted by Luke Spicer from SUSO (with Anthony Pasquill as Chorus Master for SUMS), they were joined by soloists Alexander Knight (Elijah), Rebecca … Continue reading