Posts from the ‘Reviews’ category

Canberra critic’s choice

From Jennifer Gall’s Five Favourite Concerts for 2013: My two favourite new compositions performed in 2013 were Canberra composer David Mackay’s vocal works Weathering and Aedh Wishes for the…

Chinese Whispers

Coro: The Yellow River Project Reviewer: Jennifer Gall, Canberra Times, 24 September 2013 Coro is a relatively new Canberra vocal ensemble, dedicated to presenting unusual and…

Voices of Promise

Coro: Ab Initio Reviewer: Clinton White, City News, 2 April 2012 Oriana Chorale’s conductor, composer David Mackay was a finalist in the “CityNews” Canberra Critics Circle…

Heroic Handel

Handel’s Messiah. The Oriana Chorale and Sinfonia conducted by David Mackay, St Christopher’s Cathedral, Saturday, December 18, 2010. Reviewer: Jennifer Gall For many, Christmas is not Christmas without a…

Chorale touches the heart

Oriana Chorale: Alabaster Reviewer: Jennifer Gall Canberra Times, 12 October 2010 How refreshing to hear a concert dedicated to significant choral music of the 20th and…