Rehearses 7.30 – 10pm on Thursdays in the school term
Halls of Wesley Uniting Church, Kent Town
Conductor: Christie Anderson
AURORA is the senior vocal ensemble of internationally renowned South Australian youth choir Young Adelaide Voices, under the direction of Christie Anderson.
A diverse and talented ensemble, Aurora performs a range of repertoire from early music to contemporary pop and they are committed to performing contemporary Australian music.
The third star of the show on opening night … superb in its harmony, balance and purity of voice…. (State Theatre Company of SA’s “The Events” Adelaide International Festival of Arts 2016)
Aurora have sung everywhere from onstage with the Rolling Stones at the Adelaide Oval to the orchestral pit for the Australian Ballet’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.
Other highlights have included representing Australia in Canada; collaborating with the Ngarrinjeri Miminar Kaikulun Choir from Murray Bridge for the Anniversary of the Apology to the Stolen Generation; touring with Country Arts SA and undertaking a commissioned project, “Wild Girl” created by South Australian composer Callie Wood.
In 2018 they have helped raise money for Cancer Council through the Mother’s Day Classic and the Leukaemia Foundation through Light the Night. In 2018 they were members of the Lead Chorus for Brink Theatre Company’s World Premiere season of Memorial at the Adelaide Festival, performed in their first Feast Festival and will join Adelaide Chamber Singers and the ASO for Bernstein Chichester Psalms and Beethoven Ninth Symphony, and Peter Combe for Christmas.
In 2019 Aurora are part of the ASO’s Gala Launch concert singing the women’s vocal ensemble part for Holst’s The Planets, have been engaged to perform film score music in the Adelaide Festival’s 2019 season and are guest artists at the Desert Voices Festival in Alice Springs.
In 2017 they released their first CD “Joyful Girl”.