Each year the Boite Millennium Chorus combines 250-400 singers from all accross the state to come together to rehearse for 9 weeks in Richmond, Mallacoota, Bairnsdale, Orbost, Mornington, Sassafras, Wangaratta, Albury, Castlemaine and Ballarat, culminating in a grand concert at the Hamer Hall in August. Everyone is welcome to join!
Do you want to know a bit more? Take the time to watch this short interview of James Rigby, co-artistic director for Gurrong.
One Africa is an adventurous vocal journey traversing the ancient African traditions of the Griots and the colourful fusion of the contemporary African diaspora. Bringing a message of unity and connectedness, One Africa is directed by Lamine Sonko.
Hear the power of the 300 voice Boîte Millennium Chorus led by Andrea Khoza, sharing traditional and contemporary African songs in one of the world’s finest concert halls.
Feel the rhythm of the Burundi Drummers welcoming you to Hamer Hall, leading you to your seats, then lining the stage for an awesome display.
See EMMY award winner Jimmy Mulovhedzi, the Asanti Dancers, Ajak Kwai from South Sudan, King Bell and much more.
The journey draws inspiration from African myths and traditions where every song has a story, sharing the vast diversity of Africa’s musical history through pulsing rhythms and the community of voices singing in harmony.
With an energetic line up of international African and local artists, the music presents the flavours of afro-classical roots, traditional percussion and afro-soul alongside a myriad of contemporary musical and vocal styles from across the continent.
WHEN: Sunday 30th August - 2.30pm
WHERE: Arts Centre Melbourne - Hamer Hall
To book your tickets to the concert, visit the Arts Centre website.