Saturday 13 April, 2019, 7.30pm
Canberra Choral Society and the National Capital Orchestra
‘Behold, the sea’, Vaughan Williams’ first symphony, catapults the audience into the action with one of the most powerful musical openings ever written. Join the Canberra Choral Society and the National Capital Orchestra for this one-night-only performance of Vaughan Williams’ captivating masterpiece – an epic journey spanning every nuance of a seafaring adventure – alongside the Australian premiere of Christopher Gordon’s acclaimed film score to On The Beach.
Featuring two of Australia’s fastest-rising musical stars: soprano Chloe Lankshear (The Song Company and Canberra International Music Festival featured soloist) and baritone David Greco (Opera Australia principal artist, ABC Classics Winterreise and Helpmann Award-winning concerts with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra). The CCS chorus prepared by CCS Music Director Dan Walker, and the National Capital Orchestra conducted by Leonard Weiss.