The Australian Voices Archives - The Creative Issue - News for Creatives
Choral music doesnâ€™t usually need to come with a language warning. Choral music clearly wasnâ€™t expecting Boombox. At the end of a huge year touring through Melbourne, Hobart and New York, The Australian Voices have brought their â€œtravesty of classical musicâ€ home to Brisbane.
Choristers spread amongst the orchestra, influencing notes, and taking control of the arrangement, it defies every principle of musical performance, and almost renders the composer irrelevant. This is what the Queensland Symphony Orchestra is giving audiences when Ghosts in the OrchestraÂ premieres on Saturday, August 9.