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    Location: St. Oswald's Anglican Church, 100 High Street  3146  , Glen Iris 3146 - Open in Google Maps -



    Concert at St. Oswald's, Glen Iris: Sunday 8 December 2019 at 2.30pm.

    MELBOURNE: 12 November 2019

    For our final Sunday Afternoon concert for 2019, St. Oswald's welcomes Julie Houghton and Friends who will present a joyful celebration of Christmas with a concert entitled "TIS THE SEASON.....FOR HUMBUG & HAPPINESS!"

    Join this happy septet of musicians for a summer concert celebrating both traditional seasonal fare and a bit of Christmas down under, in music and story ranging from highlights of Handel's Messiah and other traditional favourites to contemporary Christmas music, along with Christmas literary gems, both old and new! There's something for everyone in this concert that will celebrate the joy of the season in song and rhyme. With six singers and a master of the keys, this is a concert not to be missed!

    The featured artists will include the fabulous Parlour favourites such as Karen Van Spall (mezzo-soprano), Adam Miller (baritone), Christian Smith (baritone), Doug Kelly (tenor) and Julie Houghton (contralto), and with exciting young soprano Piera Dennerstein, all accompanied by the brilliant organist and pianist Calvin Bowman, with Julie Houghton as compere and storyteller.

    Concert Co-ordinator at St. Oswald's, Peter Johnson, remarks "This concert will be a wonderful celebration of the Christmas Season with a great mix of stories and poetry by Dickens and John Betjeman, woven around Messiah highlights like "Every Valley..." and "Why do the Nations" as well as contemporary music such as "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas". Simply a joyous Festive Season celebration for the whole family."

    St. Oswald's Anglican Church, 100 High Street, Glen Iris 3146

    Tickets prices are Adult $30.00, Concession $25.00, Students $10.00.

    Available through Judy Johnson 9807 7647 or

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    All proceeds from this and other concerts go to Kids Hope, Anglicare, indigenous communities and other community groups supported by St. Oswald's.