Climate Council fundraiser September 2016

This is a selection of photos taken by Bronwyn King at the final rehearsal and on the night in the Chapel of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, 31 August and 1 September 2016.



Dreaming Song with Kate Champion and Meg Rigby - the new moon as a symbol of hope


Jenny Sawer

Jenny Sawer, our Ethos, in rehearsal



The Chorus women in rehearsal



Our two MCs - Lish Fejer from ABC 666 and Janet Salisbury from A Chorus of Women


Will Steffen

Will Steffen, Climate Councillor, addressing the audience about our current situation



Composer-Storyteller Glenda Cloughley and the Chorus sing 'The Watchman' from The Gifts of the Furies


Margaret Sim

Canberra soprano Margaret Sim, a good friend of the Chorus


The Cyrenes

The Cyrenes joined us and brought some of their favourite songs for a better world



Audience members in the interval


Stephen Pickard

Stephen Pickard, Director of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, spoke about the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change



Johanna McBride leads singers and audience in singing Ubuntu - 'I am who I am because of you, we are who we are because of each other'



CSIRO senior research scientist and Chorus member Nicky Grigg spoke of her feelings about climate change and joined us in the music



Our stage manager, Chorus woman Emilia Della Torre, and the audience



Conductor and violinist Rowan Harvey-Martin spoke about her daughter's fears and her plans for a 'Blue Planet Orchestra'



Singer and environmental consultant Maartje Sevenster contributed some reflections and two songs



Our two flautists - Jodie Petrov and John Smiles



Glenda as cantor and Jenny as Ethos lead the Citizens' Chorus in the Reconciliation between the cities and the Earth, accompanied by Rowan Harvey-Martin, violin and Clara Teniswood, cello

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