Highlights

MSO Mahler Symphony NO.3

March 26, 2015
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The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra again invited the choir to take part in their season this year, in particular Mahler’s Third Symphony. The mention of Mahler always brings adjectives like grand, epic, and ambitious to mind so the boys were enthusiastic to accept the challenge thrown at them […]

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Grand Prix

March 15, 2015
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The F1 engines may have been modified to reduce the high pitch squealing that is associated with these cars, but ear plugs were still required as the Qantas A380 performed a very low level fly over and the Roulettes, the Royal Australian Air Force Aerobatic Team, performed their […]

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2014 Retiring Choristers

2014 Retiring Choristers

December 25, 2014
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Are the retiring choristers getting younger? We welcome boys into the Elementary Choir as 7 or 8 year olds and before we know it we are presenting them with certificates acknowledging their years of service.

Last year we shook hands with…
L-R above, Patrick Rogers, Joshua Astbury […]

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Carols by Candlelight

December 23, 2014
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Nothing else heralds Christmas more than Carols by Candlelight at the Myer Music Bowl each year. C by C has been part of Melbourne for seventy-seven years and nationally since 1969 – we are proud to say NBCA has been there for twenty-eight of those years. Last […]

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Annual Christmas Concert

Annual Christmas Concert

December 21, 2014
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Another year…..another Christmas Concert? Perhaps, but being our 50th year we had a terrific roll call of Old Boys who came back to sing. We offer a big thank you to all of those young (and not so young) men for their contributions. Add to that a […]

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Morning Melodies

December 15, 2014
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Morning Melodies, a program of concerts held at Hamer Hall during the year, offers daytime entertainment of classic and popular music. One of the favourite performances is the final concert of the year and the Choir was invited to join Melissa Langton, Alex Rathgeber and the Salvation Army […]

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Opera in the Roses

November 20, 2014
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This charity event for the Royal Children’s Hospital Neo-Natal Unit was again a part of the Choir calendar in November, a beautiful day at Cruden Farm (the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch’s residence). Oliver Thomson represented the Choir singing Away in a Manger – not that we […]

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Back-To-Day

October 12, 2014
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Fifty years may provoke many memories for hundreds of young men who have passed through our doors, but to the 180 boys currently singing with the National Boys Choir of Australia it means celebrating with a party!

That’s exactly what we did on Sunday 12 October – at […]

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WA Tour

September 30, 2014
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As has become the custom, the Choir headed off during the September school holidays to begin their annual tour. This year offered the added excitement of it being the 50th Anniversary – so many years, so many tours, and so many kilometres!

In their 50 years, the Choir has […]

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Elementary Junior Concert

August 24, 2014
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This concert, similar to the ACCord concert, offers performance experience to the two NBCA training choirs, the Elementary and Junior boys. With just a sprinkling of solo items, these boys presented a 90 minute programme to an enthusiastic audience.

Two of the four soloists were drawn from the […]

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