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2009 Sunday Live

Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre at Penrith
22 March 2009

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Leichhardt Espresso Chorus performed Live to Air on ABC Classic FM, a special Sunday Live broadcast at 3pm on 22 March 2009.  Some photographs of that performance are presented in the following photo gallery:

Sound CheckIntroduction by Damien BeaumontTake a bow!
After-show glow!HappyPerformance close-up

The repertoire (inspired by the book Twilight by Stephanie Meyer - love, lust and longing) included:

Byrne Immortal Beloved
 She walks in beauty
Whitwell The song of the wandering Aengus
Creazzo Ave Maria
Kats-Chernin Longing (from the Baiame's Ngunnhu suite)

Walker Luxuria     }
Walker Acedia       } Part of the Seven Deadly Sins suite that was commissioned
Walker Invidia       } by the Leichhardt Espresso Chorus in 2008
Walker Superbia   }

The following YouTube video features an excerpt from an LEC performance of Superbia by Dan Walker. This song is from the Seven Deadly Sins suite that was commissioned by LEC in 2008. You can buy a DVD of this whole performance here.

Artistic Director: Michelle Leonard

Conductor: Michelle Leonard 
Piano: Luke Byrne
Saxophone: Christina Leonard
Percussion: Luke Robinson
Vocal Soloists: Billie McCarthy and Nadia Piave