Bel a Cappella Presents THRESHOLD OF NIGHT

Bel a Cappella Presents THRESHOLD OF NIGHTBel a Cappella presents Threshold of Night Sunday 4 November 3.30pm at the Independent Theatre, North Sydney.

Bel a Cappella explore literal and figurative aspects of night next month with a glorious selection of choral music from around the world including the luminous Threshold of Night by Tarik O'Regan, one of the leading British composers of our time.

And, as always at the popular Prelude in Tea series, the Sunday afternoon concert includes a mouth-watering selection of cakes and refreshments.

The popular 30-strong Sydney a cappella choir will perform a stunning repertoire, exploring the beauty of night. Also featured are works by riks Ešenvalds, György Ligeti, Arturs Maskats, Tõnu Kõrvits, Kaija Saariaho, Hugo Alfvén, Morten Laurisden's Nocturnes and Ola Gjeilo's Dark Night of the Soul. They will be singing in Swedish, Latin, Latvian, French, Spanish, German... and Hungarian!

A hugely in-demand conductor and chorus-master, Bel a Cappella artistic director
Anthony Pasquill was recently named a Rising Star in Australia's choral scene by Limelight magazine.

Bel a Cappella was established in 1995 at Sydney University and is dedicated to the performance of diverse, high quality and demanding choral music in Sydney's finest venues.

With an extensive repertoire ranging from Gregorian chant to twentieth-century music, their regular concerts are designed to appeal to both choral music newcomers and connoisseurs.

Bel a cappella also participates in significant choral events, including the 2008 Sydney A Cappella Festival and the 2009 Blackheath Choir Festival. In 2009, the choir achieved first place in both the Chamber Choir and Sacred Choral Awards in the Sydney Eisteddfod. In 2010 it was selected to perform at Choralfest, the biennial national conference of the Australian National Choral Association, in Port Macquarie. In 2015 the choir headed out on their first overseas tour to Rome, Venice and Vienna and has recently returned from its second European tour that saw sell out performances in Leipzig, Krakow, Prague and Budapest.

Tickets: Adult $48, Conc/under 30 $30, Student $22, Child $16 (Includes afternoon tea)
Bookings www.theindependent.org.au or call (02) 9955 3000
For more information, visit www.belacappella.org.au

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