Excerpts from Carmina Burana (Carl Orff) combined with the Festival Orchestra. Listen to movements of Carmina Burana: O Fortuna, Fortuna Plango Vulnera, Omnia Sol Temperat, Ecce Gratum, Swaz Hie Gat Umb, Were Diu Werlt Alle Min, Tempus Est Iocundum.
Come ye sons of art – Purcell (video sample)
Wie lieblich sind deine Wohlnungen – Brahms (video sample)
Sleep – Whitacre (video sample)
My nurse and I – Orlovich (video sample)
Conductor Sam Allchurch
Recognised as one of Australia’s most exciting emerging choral conductors, Sam Allchurch is establishing a reputation for artistic excellence. He is currently an Associate Conductor of Gondwana Choirs, working particularly with changing male voices and on orchestral preparation. Sam works regularly with Sydney Chamber Choir and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs as well as St James Church, King St. He has conducted choirs for broadcast on ABC Classic FM and in 2016 returns to Trinity College Melbourne as Acting Director of Music. Sam holds a Master of Music (Choral Studies) from the University of Cambridge where his studies with Stephen Layton and Geoffrey Webber were supported by a Gates scholarship.