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River City Voices Present Blue Sky Country Christmas

December 8, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

River City Voices presents Blue Sky Country Christmas a collaboration with Ngarra-burria: First Peoples Composers Program.

This unique musical performance under Artistic Director of River City Voices, Sarah Penicka-Smith, promises a night of song bringing together the power of a symphonic choir with the visionary talents of composers Marlene Cummins, Gavi Duncan, Tim Gray, Nicole Smede, program founder Dr Chris Sainsbury, and Elizabeth Sheppard.

The concert program offers an array of new compositions, spanning genres, personal narratives, and diverse experiences, providing a unique opportunity to celebrate the culture of Australia’s First Peoples. Blue Sky Country Christmas also offers a fresh perspective for those who appreciate traditional Christmas carols.

Blue Sky Country Christmas is a pivotal feature in RCV’s Brave series, an initiative dedicated to pushing the boundaries of artistic expression. The concert highlights the exceptional talents of Indigenous composers who are reshaping classical music norms, an event dedicated to acknowledging their significant contributions to Australian music.

Tickets $45 Adult, $35 Concessions, $15 Under 18



St Patrick’s Cathedral
1, Marist Place
Parramatta, NSW 2150 Australia
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