Previous engagements

4  June 2017

Winter Music in the Valley Festival

Clocktower Centre, Moonee Ponds.

22 April 2017

 Ruckers Hill Nursing Home and Little Sisters of the Poor Aged Care, Northcote

Community service supported by the Darebin City Councils’ Community Support Program.

14 December 2016

Supported by the Darebin City Councils’ Community Support Program, Cantabile performed familiar and not-so-familiar Christmas music for the residents of:

Hill Top Aged Care facility, Preston

Little Sisters of the Poor Aged Care, Northcote

10 December 2016

Free public performances.

Free public performances. Proudly supported by the Darebin City Councils’ Community Support Program, Cantabile performed madrigals and songs in honour of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in a  programme which also included some familiar and not-so-familiar Christmas music.

Reservoir Community and Learning Centre, 23 Edwardes St, Reservoir


 Northcote Library, 32-38 Separation St, Northcote

Cantabile gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Darebin City Council in relation to these events.

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13 November 2016

celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare in song and verse

Cantabile was joined by actor and singer Geoffrey Baird, in presenting an afternoon concert of songs, sonnets and readings Shakespearian to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of the Bard of Avon. We were pleased to perform to a full house at the  Kew Courthouse –  Just Theatre.

Family saying Grace _ Claeissens_painting


The Melbourne Shakespeare Society

27 August 2016

Cantabile sang a selection of songs set to Shakespeare’s words in a moving commemoration of the life of Paul Roebuck, one of the luminaries of the Victorian Shakespeare scene for many years.


Sung Mass at Little Sisters of the Poor Aged Care, Northcote

7 August 2016

Cantabile sang the “Missa Aeterna Christi Munera” by Palestrina and two other sacred pieces at the Sunday morning service in the chapel of the Little Sisters of the Poor


Carols at the Olivia Newton John Wellness Centre, Heidelberg

21 December 2015

Once again we sang in foyers and wards with great engagement with many patients, friends and relatives and staff. Thank you for having us.

Carols at Little Sisters of the Poor Aged Care, Northcote

19 December 2015

Cantabile took great pleasure in singing for the residents and staff.

Cantabile for Christmas at Como

5 December 2015

Cantabile welcomed in the Christmas season at historic Como House, South Yarra .

Cantabile at PepperTree Place

7 November 2015

512 Sydney Road, Coburg

Cantabile was pleased to join the swing of PepperTree Place’s Annual Garden Fiesta providing some musical embellishment. More information at PepperTree Place

By Day and by Night


24 OCTOBER 2015

St Joseph’s Home, Little Sisters of the Poor (our fantastic new rehearsal venue!), 112B St. Georges Rd. Northcote

Cantabile presented choral works by Victoria, Bruckner, Britten, Barber and more.


19 September 2015

High Street Northcote 

Cantabile joined a host of other groups and singers performing without any amplification or powered instruments to show support for the children in immigration detention, the most powerless of all.

All proceeds went to ChilOut a not-for-profit community group seeking to raise public awareness about the plight of children in immigration detention centres.

Cantabile at Como House

Sunday 26 July 2015 was a great day!

Cantabile sang short brackets in various places around this famous National Trust property in South Yarra.
We enjoyed the experience and got some generous feedback from people who enjoyed an otherwise cold day.