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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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O For The Wings of a Dove, August 22nd 2017

The Choir of Gonville and Caius College Chapel, Cambridge,  is one of the UK’s leading collegiate choirs. The twenty-four singers and two organ scholars perform a wide range of sacred and secular choral music spanning the centuries. We are fortunate to have them perform a concert of sacred music for us here in Penang, as […]

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