Event The Adelaide Singers in Concert - 1 of 5
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Venue Community Hall, Gladstone, SA
First Date 19 April 1971
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description From 1945 to 1976, The Adelaide Singers, also known as the ABC Adelaide Singers, were a professional group of choristers, all soloists in their own right. Under the direction of Patrick Thomas, this tour, in April 1971, featured performances in five regional centres in South Australia.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music
Secondary Genre Choral
ABC Adelaide Singers, Singing Group
Australian Broadcasting Commission, Adelaide, Production Company
Name Function Notes
William Harrison Bass
Max Pearce Bass
Norma Hunter Contralto
Patrick Thomas Director
Rosemary St John Harpist
Gillian Middenway Mezzo-Soprano
Harry Burleigh Musical Arranger Oh Didn't It Rain / Deep River
Michael Hurst Musical Arranger On the Bridge of Avignon / In our Happy Village / The Nightingale Shall Sing
Brian Porter Musical Arranger The Dying Stockman / Moreton Bay
Bennett Williams Musical Arranger Gavotte / Bouree
Carol Kohler Soprano
Genty Stevens Soprano
Cathy Weber Soprano
Neville Hicks Tenor
Don Jolly Tenor
Malcolm Potter Tenor
Abschiedslied, WoO 34, No. 9
All hail, thou merry month of May
All in the April Evening
Am Springbrunnen, Op.24
Awake Sweet Love
Bouree from English Suite No. 2 in A Minor, BWV 807
Danny Boy
Dans Notre Village (Trad.)
Deep River (Roud #12332)
Die Wollust in den Maien, WoO 34, No. 11
Don Pasquale, "Nocturne"
Fantasy for Harp, Op. 95
Gavotte from French Suite No. 5 in G Major, BWV 816
In Stiller Nacht, zur ersten Wacht, WoO 34, No.8
Love not me for comely grace
Maggie May (Roud #1757)
Me Mary (Trad.)
Mit Lust tät ich ausreiten, WoO 34, No. 2
Moreton Bay (Roud #2537)
Nobody knows the trouble I see (Roud #5438)
Now is the Month of Maying
Oh, Didn't It Rain (Roud #6699)
Perchance to Dream,"We'll gather lilacs"
Quant li Rosignol jolis (Trad.)
Sur le Pont d'Avignon (Roud #B184734)
The Dashing White Sargeant (Roud #B36600)
The Dying Stockman (Roud #7994)
The Green Bushes (Roud #1040)
The Sledge Bells
Watching the Wheat (Trad.)
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 120594