With 28 years of performances to its credit, the TSO Chorus can proudly add the opportunity to work with Stephen Layton to its most recent highlights, alongside masterclasses with Simon Halsey and Graham Abbott.
In a landmark performance in March 2020 under the direction of the new TSO Chief Conductor, Eivind Aadland, the chorus sang Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem to an empty hall. Filmed and recorded, this performance heralded the ground-breaking TSO Daily Dose series.
The evolving relationship with conductors Marko Letonja and Johannes Fritzsch has continued to demonstrate the versatility of the 80 strong chorus, with programs of operatic, symphonic and liturgical repertoire attracting critical acclaim.
Away from its Hobart home, the TSO Chorus has created a notable presence interstate through collaborative performances with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Add Berlin and Barcelona where the voices of the TSO Chorus have been heard, and the dynamism of this chorus is evident.
Under the direction of Chorusmaster June Tyzack, the TSO choristers explore the extremes of a cappella repertoire for festivals and contrastingly delight in taking much-loved choral works to Regional Tasmania.