Highlights

2013 Mid Year Concert

July 20, 2013
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It was quite a challenge to present our July Concert just one week after the major Lord of the Rings performances with the MSO, but the boys rose to the challenge.

Presented in the glorious surrounds of Elisabeth Murdoch Hall at the Melbourne Recital Centre, this year’s […]

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The Mane Event | Britain & Ireland Vs the Spirit of Australia

July 17, 2013
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Will Greenwood launched a search to find Britain and Ireland’s most passionate Lions fans.  The four winners made up The Mane Event team.

During the recent Lions Rugby Tour, the team travelled down-under going head to head in five gruelling challenges against the Aussies.

The choir […]

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British & Lions Rugby Tour 2013

July 15, 2013
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The recent tour down under of the British & Lions Rugby team offered an extra dimension to the competitiveness of the event – The Mane Event. This involved four contestants representing the Lions and four contestants representing Australia. There were four challenges offered during the course of the tour […]

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – Lord of the Rings – The Two Towers

July 14, 2013
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12 – 14 July 2013

After the success of the award-winning Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring score performed live last year at Hamer Hall, there was a rush on tickets when the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra announced dates for the second film in the Rings […]

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Lions vs Wallabies Rugby

June 29, 2013
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The British & Irish Lions Rugby Team only travel to Australia every 10 years and the excitement runs high for the growing fraternity of Rugby supporters. The three match series covered Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney. The boys were called to sing in the pre match entertainment at Etihad Stadium in […]

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International Council of Nurses Congress

May 22, 2013
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The ICN held their 25th Quadrennial Congress in Melbourne this year and the Choir were there to give a warm Aussie welcome to the 1500 plus national and international guests. The repertoire of ever popular Australian folk songs was enthusiastically received before officially opening the congress with the […]

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Jonathan Little

March 22, 2013
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A chorister during the 1970’s, Dr Jonathan Little, BMus, ThA, PhD, FRSA is a composer, academic and writer based in the UK, working mainly in the “contemporary classical” genre.

He studied Composition and Performance at the University of Melbourne, where he won the Lady Turner Exhibition for […]

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Nicholas Carter 1994 – 2000

March 22, 2013
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Life after NBCA for Nicholas Carter has landed him a job conducting orchestras in Germany. Sadly many musicians head overseas to gain experience – Nicholas is currently assistant to Simone Young at the Hamburg State Opera. There are about 36 operas a year in the Hamburg State Opera – far […]

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Benjamin Britten 1913 – 1976

March 22, 2013
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Benjamin Britten, an English composer, conductor, and pianist, was a central figure of twentieth-century British classical music, and wrote music in many genres, from film scores to opera.

He also took a great interest in writing music for children.

NBCA will celebrate the centenary of Britten this […]

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On the Horizon

March 22, 2013
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The boys will welcome Nurses to a National Conference in May. Australia will host the British Lions Rugby Tour in June and the International Congress of Paediatrics will be held in August; the boys will be there to welcome guests and supporters on both occasions.

NBCA Biennial Auction […]

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