Big Sing McLaren Vale aims to include singers, musicians and lovers of music in large scale community concerts. The first event in June 2017 was a highly successful performance of Mozart’s Requiem.
Sunday 9 September 2018
4:00pm – 6:30pm
Tatachilla Lutheran College Stadium
211 Tatachilla Road McLaren Vale
Big Sing Massed Choir
Elder Conservatorium Chorale
Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra
Brooke Window – Soprano
Lachlan Scott – Baritone
Madeleine Stewart – Flute
The Hot Gospel Groove
Chaminade – Concertino for Flute
Fauré – Cantique de Jean Racine
Singers are invited to join us for the uplifting experience of performing one of the world’s most loved choral works with full orchestra and professional soloists.
TO ALL BIG SING MCLAREN VALE 2018 CHOIR MEMBERS
Thank you for registering to join the massed choir for this ambitious event on Sunday September 9th. The choir is already 180 strong, and the program has been finalised.
Singers will be joining us from far and near, including members from over 30 choirs in and around Adelaide.
With the lively Hot Gospel Groove, our fine soloists and the Elder Chorale, the first half of the program will be a treat in itself. Then it’s Fauré’s Requiem with our combined musical forces, followed by the beautiful Cantique de Jean Racine. Performers and audience will enjoy a wonderful and uplifting musical experience.
Be sure to spread the word on social media and invite your friends and family. (Poster and flyers attached)
To find the venue, visit http://www.tatachilla.sa.edu.au/about-us/location
Schedule for the Day
10:00 Choir arrives, meets, settles in,
10:15 Organize choir positions
10:30 Rehearsal 1 begins – choir/piano
12:30 LUNCH BREAK (Food available to purchase)
12:45 Con students arrive.
13:00 Orchestra sets up (Soloists arrive)
13:30 Rehearsal 2 begins
15:00 Break / Hot Gospel rehearses
15:30 Audience admitted
16:00 Concert begins
18:30 Concert ends
Hot Gospel Groove
Bel Canto Arias
Concertino for Flute by Chaminade
Cantique de Jean Racine
Please wear all black (including jackets or jumpers if the weather is cold, as the stadium is not air conditioned). Change rooms are available if needed.
Black folders. A cheap black plastic display folder is fine.
Food & Drink
Available during breaks:
- Selection from five curries (including a vegetarian option)
- Sausage Sizzle
- Bakery items
- Coffee Van
- Wine & Soft drinks