In September 2010, SUMS performed Faure’s Requiem & Vivaldi’s Gloria in the Sydney University Great Hall. The enthusiasm of the singers was once more a highlight, and using a smaller orchestra was met with delight by both chorister and audience alike.
In May 2010 SUMS performed Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor, held in the Great Hall of the University of Sydney. A great crowd attended to see a full strength choir perform with the passion and enthusiasm that SUMS is renowned for.
The 51st Annual Festival of Carols (or “Carolfest”) was held on Saturday December 5th and Sunday 6th. Modelled on the King’s College, Cambridge’s Christmas tradition of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, Carolfest offered its own unique twist of classical and traditional seasonal repertoire from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
In May 2009, SUMS and SUSO combined to perform Carmina Burana in the University Great Hall and Conservatorium’s Verbruggen Hall. To packed houses, the university choir and orchestra gave two brilliant performances.
The 50th Annual Festival of Carols was held on Sat 6th and Sun 7th December. Kindly supported by a generous grant from the University, its featured a Brass ensemble, commissioned works from past Carolfests and a stunning array of carols from around the world.