Australian Youth Choir

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The Australian Youth Choir has established a rich tradition in choral music since it was founded in 1975.

Twenty eight international concert tours has enabled the choir to develop cultural relationships with many other choral groups and ensembles including the Vienna Boys Choir, The Keystone State Boychoir, the Philadelphia Boys Choir, the New York Youth Orchestra, the Newark Boys Chorus and The All-American Boys Chorus.

The Choir’s touring history has included performances before Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11, His Royal Highness, the Prince Edward; The Archbishop of Canterbury and His Holiness the Pope in Rome. The Choir has also featured in performances with the Royal Ballet, Covent Garden and the English Chamber Singers.

Recitals have been given in the world's finest cathedrals and Concert Halls; the Duomo Florence, St. Mark's Venice, Sacre Coeur and Notre Dame Paris, St Peter's Bascillica Rome, Royal Albert Hall, St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey London, Carnegie Hall and St Patrick's Cathedral New York, and in the Rathaus, Augarten Palace and Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. In 1990 the choir was the first Australian children's choir to perform at the distinguished Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest. In 2005, Aled Jones joined the Choir at Royal Albert Hall, London, in a Gala concert to celebrate its 30 year Anniversary.

For many years the blue and gold robes of the Australian Youth Choir have featured at cultural events that shape our nation. The Centenary of Federation re enactment in Melbourne, Carols by Candlelight, before Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11 at the Opening of The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Queensland (CHOGM); at the Duke of Edinburgh Awards in Sydney before His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

The choir continues to be invited to perform at major sporting events including the Australian Football League Grand Final, the Australian Tennis Open at Melbourne Park, the Davis Cup Challenge rounds in Washington D.C. and Sydney, the Australian Formula One Grand Prix and the National Basketball League finals.

2011 highlights include perfroamnces at the “Ashes’ Breakfast to celebrate Australia’s “Ashes” tour, the NRL Grand Final Ceremony, performing before Prince Frederick and Princess Mary of Demark on their Australian Tour, the Aria Awards, the Opening Dinner to mark “The Presidents Cup” in Australia.
 

 

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  • Brad Croft
  • Bustagroove
  • Daryl Braithwaite
  • Jimmy Barnes
  • Katie Noonan
  • Kisstroyer
  • Lady Luck
  • NICA
  • Nyssa Large
  • Red Alert
  • Wilbur Wilde

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