Past Productions
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2017

Conductor: Patrick Burns

Direector: Liane Keegan

Johnathan Dove

Mansfield Park

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2016

Conductor: Sascha Kelly

Direector: Liane Keegan

Purcell

Dido and Aeneas

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2017

Conductor: Patrick Burns

Direector: Liane Keegan

Johnathan Dove

Tobias and the Angel

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2015

Conductor: Patrick Burns

Direector: Liane Keegan

Dvorak

Rusulka

2017 Season

 

Rare Sounds IV : Portrait of Asia

Art Song and music from the Music Halls that present a portrait of the music of Australian composers that were influenced by Asia.

Mozat in motion

The participants of the Mozart Project perform the recitiative and ensembles from Mozart operas whcih they have wrokshopped through the project.

Aria antique Soiree

A selection of early Italian art songs and arias

2016 Season

A Very XL Arts Christmas

XL Artists reviewed the past season and give a hint for the coming season.

Rare Sounds III : Fritz's Salon

Works performed of Australia's most notable female composers including Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Esther Rofe, Margaret Sutherland, Linda Phillips and Phyllis Batchelor.

Verdant Verdi

Participants of the Verdi Project perform highlights from the catalogue of Verdi works.

Fanciful Fools and Fripperies

An evening of fun and frivolity with a flourish of cabaret and kook

eXceptionally English

An eveing of English Art Songs in conjunction with the Purcell Project

2015 Season

An XL Christmas Pageant

A re-telling of the Christmas Nativity Story featuring music of both a festive and non-festive nature.

Voracious Verismo

Featuring works from the great Verismo composers.

Rare Sounds II

Our second concert in our annual Rare Sounds concert series, presented  works for voice and instruments by Australian Composers

Songs and Scenes from the Czech HomeLand

A concert of Art Song by Czech composers sung entirely in Czech, presented in conjunction with the Rusalka Project.

Songfest

A day long presentation of mini song recitals stretching from 10am to 10pm.

2014 Season

XL Christmas Extravaganza

Following on from our Figaro Project we have a look at what Christmas would have been like for the Count and Countess after Figaro and Susannah's Marriage.

Bozos, Bores and Bastards

A concert looking at the life of notorious local gangster, Squizzy Taylor

Rare Sounds

A concert of rarely performed works for Voice and Instruments, curated by Dr. Joel Crotty.

Girls will be boys

A chance for our divas to ditch the frocks and celebrate some of the wonderful "pants roles" in the world of opera. 

Love gone Pear Shaped

The antidote to Valentine's Day featuring songs and poetry that express the sentiments a Hallmark card doesn't cover.

2013 Launch

 

Dick and Joe get loud

Celebrating the joint 200th birthday of Dick Wagner (Richard Wagner) and Joe Green (Giuseppe Verdi).

Life in Art

A look at the life of an artist and what it means to them.

Past Concerts