This year our showcase concert acknowledges women as composers, arrangers, and performers, celebrating singing and community.
We’ll take you from the Baltic fields of Latvia, via West Africa, through a fusion of folk, blues, gospel, with some pop thrown in for good measure.
Join us on either Sunday 16 August or Sunday 23 August at the Brunswick Mess Hall for a joyful journey around the world.
Doors open at 2 pm. Tickets will sell fast so buy yours now!
Adults $20, concession $15 and $5 for kids over 5.
On World Refugee Day, Moreland City Council and Amnesty International are hosting the Festival of Hope: a celebration of the contributions and benefits that refugees make to our society, explored through performance, visual arts, music and education.
We’re thrilled to be part of the Festival of Hope Fiesta and will be on stage from 4.15. But there’s plenty else to see, so come down to Brunswick Town Hall anytime from 12 pm on Saturday, June 20.
The full program is available here.
Our workshop with Memeza got us up and grooving!
Take a look at some of the highlights on this short clip.
What’s better than listening to four fabulous women’s choirs on a Sunday afternoon? When it’s free, of course!! We are performing this Sunday, 31 May as part of Winter Music in the Valley, an exciting series of four concerts in Moonee Valley.
Come and listen to us open this hour-long performance at the Clocktower Centre. Also featuring the Australian Women’s Choir, the Souffle Sisters and Grace Notes.
No tickets or bookings are required. Doors open at 2.30 for a 3.00 start. Find out more.
Memeza African Choir are coming to Brunswick! On Monday, May 25, we are taking part in a workshop with this vibrant and passionate group.
Memeza are touring Australia to raise funds for Edzimkulu, a society for the protection of children with AIDS.
Take a look at their promo clip and you’ll see why we’re so excited!
Saturday 6 December – Sydney Road, Brunswick
If you are out and about on Sydney Rd Brunswick this Saturday December 6 you may well spot the Brunswick Women’s Choir. We’ll be starting outside Barkly Square at 11am and will sing our way up to Sparta Place finishing at 1pm. Take a break from your shopping and enjoy some live music with a festive spirit! See you there…
Saturday 13 December – Carols in All Nations, City of Darebin
Bring your picnic and best singing voice to join Brunswick Women’s Choir and many other wonderful performers for Darebin’s free annual Carols in All Nations. BWC will be singing at 7.15pm.
6pm All Nations Park, Separation Street, Northcote – Melways Ref. 30G7
Saturday 13 December – Carols by the Lakes, City of Moreland
If getting to Darebin doesn’t suit you then Brunswick Women’s Choir will also be performing at City of Moreland’s free Carols by the Lake at 9.30pm.
6pm Coburg Lake Reserve, Murray Rd, Coburg – Melways Ref. 17J10
This August, the Brunswick Women’s Choir embarks on an exciting and unusual collaboration with multi-disciplinary artist Jess Olivieri. ‘May I suggest’ will be a series of unique performances for the Melbourne Art Fair.
Jess creates work that spans performance, sound, video, dance and installation. Her practice is concerned with the social and cultural factors that influence how we inhabit public space. ‘May I suggest’ will be the second in a series of works with women’s choirs. The first, ‘Hello’, welcomed visitors into the somewhat foreboding architecture of the new wing of the Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney.
‘May I suggest’ will take one of our favourite songs and use it to suggest new worlds of possibility to collectors. Schedule your visit to the Melbourne Art Fair for any of the times below to be part of this adventure.
Venue: Royal Exhibition Building
Address: 9 Nicholson St, Carlton VIC 3053
Tickets: General admission $28 / $22
Book now for any day of the Fair.
Opening night, Wednesday 13th August, 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Thursday 14th August, 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Friday 15th August, 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Saturday 16th August, 11.00am – 1.00pm
Sunday 17th August, 12.00pm – 2.00pm
The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic.
As part of this conference, Positive Women Victoria have developed an arts project to raise general awareness about women living with HIV, with a stunning photographic exhibition accompanied by the publication A Body of Knowledge.
The Brunswick Womens Choir will be helping PWV celebrate the opening of the exhibition on Wednesday 23 July at 7pm.
BWC Live at the Spotted Mallard
We’re lifting song to new heights with our 2014 annual showcase event, Worlds Above and Worlds Below.
It’s sure to be a moving show – we’re debuting several new pieces to complement some old favourites.
This year we’ll be performing at a fresh new venue, the oh-so-Brunswick Spotted Mallard! Tipple and nibbles will be available to purchase during the show. And we encourage you to join us for dinner and drinks after.
Contact The Spotted Mallard directly for table bookings and dinner reservations. Seats are limited, so get in early to avoid missing out!
Venue: The Spotted Mallard
314 Sydney Road, in Brunswick
Date: 10 August 2014
Time: 4.30pm (doors open from 4pm)
Tickets: $20 adults / $15 concession / $10 for children (5-16 years)
Book now to secure your spot!
What a way to celebrate International Women’s Day: joining forces with 197 women from eight countries, to sing songs written by women and in celebration of women! That’s exactly what 15 members of BWC did in March… and at the Lincoln Centre in New York, no less!
The journey began late last year, as the group met many times to rehearse nine very challenging songs, all quite different from our existing repertoire. Once in New York, there were two intense rehearsals to polish the work. And then it was off to the Lincoln Centre. The excitement at using the artists’ entrance built to fever pitch during dress rehearsal. But nothing could compare to the thrill of delivering a stellar performance to a packed house, with women from all around the world.
And of course, having traveled all that way, the women needed to squeeze every drop out of the Big Apple! Sightseeing, shopping, singing and shows … and more than a few cocktails! A trip never to be forgotten.