John McCaughey: Musical Director

Feldman among East and West

The Astra Choir, soloists & instruments conducted by John McCaughey

The choral-instrumental works of Morton Feldman have been at the centre of a series of Astra programs in recent years, leading towards an international CD production, This first concert of Astra's 2017 season places Feldman’s recondite and spacious Chorus and Instruments (1969) among a panoply of works, from different times and traditions of Western music, from 17th century Italy to contemporary Australia, Italy and Romania 

Sunday 30 April, 5:00 pm

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 210-218 Richardson St, Middle Park

For tickets call Astra on (03) 9326 5424 or book online from mid-February

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2017 concert dates

2017 concert dates

Full details available in Feb/March. Join our mailing list to receive the brochure

Sun 30th April -- Sat 10th & Sun 11th June -- 1st - 10th Sept -- Sun 22nd Oct -- Sun 3rd Dec

Read about Astra in Italy and Romania

Read about Astra in Italy and Romania

Astra's Musical director John McCaughey's article for Acord, magazine of the National University of Music, Bucharest.

Choir member Matthew Lorenzon has documented our travels at

Sound in Space: Astra and Architecture

Sound in Space: Astra and Architecture

Music always interacts with the architecture in which it is heard ...

Sound in Space documents with images and recordings how musical and architectural designs have formed an interactive partnership over three decades of Astra events.