Archive | Choral


Voices of Penang Philharmonic, September 8th & 9th 2018

Voices of Penang Philharmonic is a choir of 35 enthusiastic choristers between the ages of 16 and 30. Re-established in January 2017 under new choral leadership, the singers aim to impart youthful vibrancy and to celebrate the beauty of choral music. Coming up in September are two back-to-back concerts, with similar repertoire of  sacred and modern […]

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St George's

An Orgel Chorale Soirée, Saturday June 16th 2018 6pm

St George’s Church on Farquhar Street, the oldest Anglican church in South East Asia, was last year presented with a new pipe organ in conjunction with its bicentenary celebrations. The Church’s original organ was destroyed during the bombing of George Town in the Second World War, and it had been without an organ since then, […]

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Choral Favourites Old and New, April 14th 2018

The resident choir at Penang’s performing arts centre, penangpac, The Actors Studio Chorus, seems to grow bigger every year! This April, the concert will feature almost seventy choristers on stage, accompanied as ever by the proficient Actors Studio Orchestra, to perform a repertoire of songs which is guaranteed to appeal to everyone who enjoys a […]

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Family Christmas Concert December 22nd and 23rd 2017

The annual Christmas concert of the Actors Studio Chorus and Orchestra at penangpac is a popular event in the run up to the festive season, and as usual tickets are selling fast. This is the eighth Family Christmas Concert to be directed in Penang by Martin Rutherford and the fifth to be presented at penangpac.  Many […]

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Baroque Classics, September 16th 2017

The Actors Studio Chorus and Orchestra, the resident choir and orchestra at penangpac, typically brings us three concerts a year, one of which is the always sold-out Christmas concert. For the last couple of years, Penang has been treated to the crowd-pleasing tunes and witty lyrics of Gilbert and Sullivan operas for the Choir’s September […]

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