The Big Sing provides a platform for choristers to join a massed choir to sing the best loved classical choral works with a symphony orchestra and professional soloists. Click here to see what people said about our 2017 and 2018 events.
The Big Sing provides a platform for choristers to join a massed choir to sing the best loved classical choral works with a symphony orchestra and professional soloists.
Registrations are now open for the third annual Big Sing at McLaren Vale.
Click here to register
This year we present Mendelssohn’s Elijah on 1 December, 2019, at Tatachilla Lutheran College, McLaren Vale, in conjunction with the Norwood Symphony Orchestra.
The massed choir and orchestra will be led by Michael Milton, with soloists Jeremy Tatchell as Elijah with soprano Lisa Cannizzaro, contralto Charlotte Kelso and tenor Robert McFarlane.
Last year, the choir consisted of 200 singers from all over South Australia. Come, sing with us, and make this the biggest and best one yet.
2019 BIG SING McLAREN VALE
Norwood Symphony Orchestra & Big Sing Chorus conducted by Michael Milton
DATE AND TIME: 1 December, 2019 at 4pm
VENUE: Tatachilla Lutheran College Stadium, 211 Tatachilla Rd, Tatachilla
CHORISTER REGISTRATIONS: Earlybird $25 until 30 June; $30 post 30 June
REHEARSALS: Combined rehearsals in the morning and early afternoon at Tatachilla (see choristers page for other rehearsal opportunities)
SCORES, LEARNING TRACKS AND REHEARSAL OPTIONS: The ‘Choristers’ page contains the score for download (for printing or for marking up your own), online tracks to assist learning and options for attending rehearsals prior to the day
We are pleased to announce the work for Big Sing 2019 is
with the Norwood Symphony Orchestra
Sunday 1 December 2019
Tatachilla Lutheran College Stadium
This will be shortened version of around 90 minutes, with four soloists and the following chorus numbers:
1 Help, Lord!
9 Blessed are the men who fear Him
10 As God the Lord of Sabaoth liveth
11 Baal we cry to thee
12 Hear our cry, O Baal
13 Baal, hear and answer
15 Cast thy burden
16 O Thou, who makest
20 Thanks be to God!
22 Be not afraid
28 Lift thine eyes
38 Then did Elijah
42 And then shall your light
Elijah – Jeremy Tatchell
Soprano – Lisa Cannizzaro
Contralto – Charlotte Kelso
Tenor – Robert McFarlane