Cancelled: Melbourne Octet sings Delicious!

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Concert Cancellation Notification

We regret to advise Melbourne Octet sings Delicious! on Thursday 21 May has been cancelled.

Melbourne Recital Centre cares deeply about the health and safety of its audiences, artists and staff. We acknowledge that the suspension of normal operations in response to coronavirus is a difficult but essential action for the health of the Victorian public. We are committed to supporting our staff during this time and difficult circumstances. We thank our community for its support during this challenging time.

All ticket holders are entitled to a full refund via their original point of purchase. We are currently in the process of arranging refunds.

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Event details

Vocal ensemble Melbourne Octet sings the unexpected, exploring repertoire from the 16th century through to recently written works.

An evening of choral swoon that will leave you feeling completely caught up in the moment. Taken from genres as diverse as jazz, classical and evangelical music, these songs will be known to anyone with a passion for ensemble singing and are suitable for everyone.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Melbourne Octet


Helena Ekins alto
Oliver Mann bass
Jerzy Kozlowski bass
Elspeth Bawden soprano
Timothy Reynolds tenor
Christopher Roache tenor
Kristy Biber soprano
Belinda Wong alto


Morten Lauridsen
O Magnum Mysterium

Roxanna Panufnik
Celestial Bird

Trad., arr. Simon Carrington
My Love is like a Red, Red Rose

Bob Chilcott
The Heart in Waiting

John Wilbye
Draw on, Sweet Night

Franz Biebl
Ave Maria

Kate Rusby
Underneath the Stars

Bob Chilcott
Tallis’ Canon

Harold Arlen
Over the Rainbow

Cole Porter
Begin the Beguine

Eric Whitacre
A Boy and a Girl

Le Baylère

Einojuhani Rautavaara


This production is part of the following series:


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