Windfire Chamber Choir

The Choir

Music at the Basilica Inc has formed an exciting choral group, WindFire Chamber Choir, to present sacred choral music. 

We warmly invite singers and experienced members of choral groups and senior school choirs to join. The choir will give two performances each year, most often in the Basilica of St Mary of the Angels, Geelong.

The music

The choir gave its inaugural performance, conducted by Rick Prakhoff, on Wednesday 27 March 2013. 

The major work was Franz Liszt’s Via Crucis (The Way of the Cross).

Other performances included Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Te Deum, Vivaldi’s Magnificat and the music of Purcell.

The Artistic Director

Frank De Rosso, OAM founded Music at the Basilica Inc. to present concerts of sacred music in at the Basilica of St Mary of the Angels, Geelong. He is dedicated to preserving sacred music from the ancient to the contemporary in solo, ensemble, instrumental and choral settings.

The Conductor - Rick Prakhoff

Rick is a freelance conductor with a repertoire of over 20 operas, operettas and musical theatre works along with an extensive orchestral and choral repertoire. He has conducted major works, including Bach’s St Matthew Passion with the Melbourne Bach Choir and The Geelong Chorale.

Membership

Music will be supplied.

The dress code will be all-black, full length, with long or three-quarter sleeves, for everyone.


Listing details

Street address: 136 Yarra Street, Geelong 3220 VIC Australia
Postal address: PO Box 1425, Geelong 3220 VIC Australia
Organisation type: Community group or not-for-profit – incorporated
Service area: City of Greater Geelong
Website: www.musicatthebasilica.org.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MusicattheBasilica

Contact: Jane Bashiruddin
Mobile: 0447 238 432
Email: [email protected]

Cost: Annual membership fee is $80.
Wheelchair accessible? Yes
Public transport access: Yes