About the Choir

Corinthian Singers of Adelaide is a chamber choir based in South Australia. The choir gives three or four major concerts each year in and around Adelaide, and in recent years has performed with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Desert Voices in Port Augusta, and the Norwood Symphony Orchestra. A well-loved annual tradition each December is the People’s Messiah at St John’s Anglican Church, Halifax Street, Adelaide, with proceeds going to St John’s Youth Services. The choir’s repertoire ranges from medieval to modern,  sacred to secular, serious to lighthearted.

Corinthian Singers was formed in Adelaide in 1963, under the direction of the late James Govenlock, with the purpose of promoting and performing music to a high standard from a large repertoire, and for many different audiences.

The Corinthians in Bundaleer Forest

Over its 55 year history, the choir has established a substantial national and international reputation and has promoted excellence in performance throughout Australia and in the course of concert tours in Australia and New Zealand, Japan and South East Asia.

The Corinthian Singers has given many Australian and world premieres, a number of which have been commissioned works. The choir has also been involved in a number of recording projects. In the course of all these activities, it has contributed significantly to music in Australia over many years.

The choir has worked with many Australian and overseas conductors of the highest calibre, and has established a fine reputation for its performances within a repertoire that spans more than 500 years of choral tradition.

If you are an experienced choral singer with good sight-reading skills, why don’t you contact us to arrange an audition?