St Matthew Passion
Saturday 24 March, 2018
St Christopher's Cathedral, Manuka
First performed on 11 April 1727, this masterpiece of sacred music tells the timeless story of the Passion of Christ from the perspective of the evangelist Matthew. In the beautiful St Christopher’s Cathedral in the lead up to Palm Sunday, also known as Passion Sunday, Saint Matthew’s message is again gifted to the world in this sublime setting by Bach.
Not the Messiah
Saturday 2 June, 2018
With the National Capital Orchestra
at Llewellyn Hall
An unmissable evening for any Monty Python fan! Join the Canberra Choral Society and the National Capital Orchestra for this one-night-only performance of Not The Messiah (He’s A Very Naughty Boy) a comic oratorio inspired by Monty Python’s Life of Brian.
Hear The Idea of North’s tenor Nick Begbie star in his theatrical return to the Capital as our titular hero Brian, featured alongside many of Canberra’s most popular soloists: Tobias Cole, Louise Page OAM, Demi Smith and David Pearson. Directed by Ylaria Rogers and conducted by Leonard Weiss, you will experience the very best of Canberra talent as theatre and Classical music unite in an unforgettable performance.
Culminating in Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, you won’t want to miss this uplifting theatrical sensation!
English Country Garden
Sunday 9 September, 2018
With Peter Young
at Albert Hall
Music of the 1920s
Darkness and Light
Saturday 24 November, 2018
With Graham Abbott
at Llewellyn Hall
Haydn Nelson Mass
In addition to our busy concert schedule, we look for more opportunities to ‘Sing for Our Supper”, performing at events that help spread the word on CCS and/or raise some valuable funds towards performance costs.
Contact us if you have an event you would like us to participate in!