The Australian Chamber Choir has unveiled its 2021 season, which will feature live performances as well as digital livestreams and on-demand concerts. While the shutdowns of 2020 were a blow, the choir has its sights set on the future.

Douglas Lawrence Australian Chamber Choir’s Artistic Director Douglas Lawrence. Photo © Michael Lawrence

“The sad part about 2021 is that we had to cancel our European concert tour of 14 concerts, including two Motet concerts in Bach’s church, St Thomas’ Leipzig,” the ACC’s manager Elizabeth Anderson says. “We’re now working on a concert tour for 2022. We plan to take 30 fans along for the ride. If we don’t plan, nothing will happen! Our 2021 programs will provide our audience with a much-needed escape. Fabulous choral music is transporting. We might not be able to invite 30 people on a tour of Europe this year, but we can offer many more people the possibility of a brief visit to heaven.”

Following the choir’s first live concert since the lockdowns – ‘Ludwig van...