This passionate a cappella program that will evoke intense emotions and ignite your senses

21-29 September
Sydney, Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra

Acclaimed Artistic Director of the Adelaide Chamber Singers, Christie Anderson takes the mantle of both Guest Director and ensemble member of The Song Company in this beautifully curated program of unaccompanied songs and madrigals that will set your heart ablaze.

Join Australia's finest ensemble singers in this journey of heightened emotions that spans centuries, from Italian master Claudio Monteverdi to contemporary composers Morten Lauridsen and Gavin Bryars.

Fire Songs & Madrigals also showcases works by Anna Meredith, Sally Whitwell, Anne Cawrse and Carl Crossin, demonstrating The Song Company's unwavering commitment to performing extraordinary Australian vocal music as we commemorate our 40th Anniversary year.


Susannah Lawergren & Amy Moore, Sopranos    
Christie Anderson, Mezzo Soprano   
Timothy Reynolds, Tenor
Hayden Barrington, Baritone
James Fox, Bass

Guest Director: Christie Anderson

First Half
Morten Lauridsen – Madrigali "Fire Songs"
Claudio Monteverdi – Madrigali (tbc)
Gavin Bryars – Laude Cortonese
Anna Meredith – Heal You
Sally Whitwell – The lightness of being
Anne Cawrse – Beyond all words
Carl Crossin – Part Needle, Part Thread

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This year is all about celebrating Australia's vocal music

The Song Company 2024 Season will take you through three exciting and very different programs – Superbloom, The Stars Turn and Fire Songs & Madrigals.

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