What's Happening Next:

The Hobart Orpheus Choir has the following performances and events scheduled for the year. The Choir is also available for charity performances and private hire.


April (pre-Easter) 2020 - St John Passion by J.S. Bach

Outsiders are very welcome to join us for this work, all rehearsals will need to be attended starting in February.


1 December 2019 - Christmas favorites

Venue: Scots Church, Hobart ~ Afternoon concert; time to be confirmed.


Past Events:

11 August 2019 - The Best of Benjamin Britten

Rejoice in the Lamb

Organist and Accompanist - Elizabeth Rockliff

A Ceremony of Carols

Harpist - Meriel Owen


Soloists: Arianne James, Kathryn McGuinness, Anne Bevan, Roger Brooke, Mike Shegog, Liam McGuinness

3.00pm at St Johns Anglican Church, Newtown - Followed by Afternoon Tea

25 November 2018 - Concert: A Feast of Baroque

3.00pm at Scots Memorial Church, 29 Bathurst street, Hobart ~ Followed by Afternoon Tea

Antonio Vivaldi

Gloria in D

Joanna Brooke, Soprano; Arianne James, Soprano II

J.S. Bach

Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott - Cantata BWV 80

Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen - Cantata BWV 51

    Claire Chehade-James, Soprano; Darcy O'Malley, Trumpet



16 June 2018 - Quiz night

A quiz night will be held 7.00pm - 9.30pm at Lawrenny Court. BYO food and drink. HOC members bring snacks for tables which hold 6 - 8 friends each, make them up or come on your own. Prizes galore, extra point scoring chances throughout. We will be led again by the fantastic Petr Diviš and Mark Wojick.

Tickets are $10 each and can be obtained from Marian by sending an SMS on Mobile 0421067212. or email orpheus.choir@outlook.com

It is recommended to park in Arthur Street.

9 June 2018 - Farewell to Marian

A "Drop in" farewell for Marian Bisset will be held from 3-5 pm at Lawrenny Court. HOC members please bring a plate.

28 May 2018 - Meet the New Conductor

An evening will be held to meet our new Musical Director and Conductor Susan Reppion Brooke at our regular choir rehearsal 7.30pm. Regular supper roster will be followed and the Committee will add munchie items to it.

25 May 2018 - Favorite Opera Choruses Concert

Featuring Stephanie Arnold from Melbourne, Grace Ovens, Philip Joughin joined by Petr Diviš on piano

Choruses include Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves, the Anvil Chorus, the Humming Chorus, Waltz scene from Eugene Oregon, March of the Toreadors.

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Salvation Army Citadel, 180 Elizabeth St

Tickets $20, including supper; available from Mary. Mobile 0458 334 580

This is Marian Bisset's final concert as conductor of Hobart Orpheus Choir after 9 1/2 years at the helm.  Come along and enjoy the choir and farewell her with opera choruses.