19. Allonville & Vignacourt

Tuesday April 23rd An early breakfast in our Albert hostel led us to the Australian National Memorial for a full day of rehearsals with the army band. These rigorous sessions are run to a tight schedule. Song times are checked and rechecked, sound levels are set and official protocols are rehearsed repeatedly! We were provided... Continue Reading →

Day 10 – A fitting farewell

Our choristers' last official day of tour began with a special surprise for their conductor and Voices of Birralee's Artistic Director and Founder, Julie Christiansen OAM. Julie was led┬áto Amiens Cathedral where the choir sang Notre Pere, a beautiful gift resonating throughout the cathedral, which Julie described as "soul filling, sublime and tranquil". Soon after,... Continue Reading →

DAY 1: Arrivals

Voices of Birralee's Western Front Centenary Choir has arrived in France, ready for a┬ámassive 10 day adventure. The main purpose of the trip, of course, is our commitment to the Department of Veterans' Affairs to sing at the 100th anniversaries of the Battle of Fromelles and Pozieres. First though, there's a bit of time to... Continue Reading →

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