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Bastille Day Celebrations

To celebrate Bastille Day, we present our annual Soirée, a rich and varied performance of music from the French speaking world.  Generous supper and drinks follow the performance, which includes a guest speaker and door prizes.  More information to follow with online booking available. When:  Saturday, 20 July at 8pm Where:  Northcote Uniting Church, 251 […]

June 1, 2018

Bastille Soirée recap, talk transcript and photos

A wintertime oasis of warmth, food, songs and friendship marked La La La’s annual Bastille soirée in Northcote last night. The choir has spent much of the past term polishing and preparing for the evening, and the results showed. They performed sixteen pieces, from cheeky drinking or marching songs through to slow courtly dances. Some […]

July 23, 2017

Chantal and Stuart interviewed on SBS Radio

SBS Radio’s interview with choir ambassadors Dr Chantal Crozet and Stuart Wells was broadcast this afternoon. They were hosted by Jean-Noel Ducasse and talked about our upcoming Bastille Soiree concert and guest speaker Peter McPhee, and shared a brief history of the choir and a little of our music repertoire. Have a listen!   You […]

July 16, 2017

Northcote Leader 5 July 2017

We’re in the paper! Reporter Ed Gardiner interviewed Anna and Clare to write up an article about the choir and let people know about our upcoming Bastille Day concert. With a print readership of about 19,000, this was a great chance to get the word out. The piece was published in the Northcote Leader on […]

July 5, 2017

French Soirée: Guest speaker and fantastic door prizes

We are pleased to announce that our guest speaker is Emeritus Professor Peter McPhee, professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne and specialist in French History, who will speak on the French Revolution – Paris and beyond. Not to miss! We’re also grateful to our sponsors for providing some fantastic door prizes. Everyone with a […]

July 3, 2017

Bastille Day Concert

Bastille Day, the French National Day, commemorates the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789. We will be celebrating with our annual Bastille Day Concert on Saturday, 22 July 2017. Come join in the festivities at the Northcote Uniting Church, 251 High Street, Northcote from 8-10pm with nibbles and door prizes. Bonne Fête Nationale! […]

June 15, 2017

Come hear us at the annual choral@montsalvat festival

It’s a privilege for La La La to be invited to again sing as part of the annual ‘choral@montsalvat choral festival in the round’, hosted by the Melbourne Chamber Choir and the Melbourne Women’s Choir, and organised by the Faye Dumont Singers. This year’s festival is on Sunday April 30. You can hear us at from 2 – […]

April 20, 2017

Annual Christmas Concert – 07/12/16

Come and support the work of DIVRS, providing Christmas hampers to families in need, and enjoy some French carols, classical choral music and folk song arrangements presented by La La La, chorale française de Melbourne

December 7, 2016

Memories of ‘A Very Specky Christmas’

Memories of the ladies of La La La on ABC-TV’s Spicks and Specks (the original) Christmas Special “A Very Specky Christmas” screened in 2010. Incidentally, that was their final Christmas special – we must have been a hard act to follow! Unfortunately, the ladies’ big moment, when we sang three of our own arrangements in […]

November 12, 2016

‘Side by Side’ with Diamond Valley Brass Band

La La La and the Diamond Valley Brass Band’s combined concert “Side By Side” on Sunday 23 October was a fabulous event, according to everyone who spoke to me afterwards. Congratulations to all performers involved in both groups.

October 24, 2016