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Arcadia Winds | Peninsula Summer Music Festival
2 January @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEDT
“…captivating from the moment they took to the stage… stole the hearts of everyone in the crowd.” The Adelaide Review
Arcadia Winds are one of Australia’s most exciting young chamber ensembles. Fast becoming a fixture in the Australian musical scene, they have performed at Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth Festivals, Port Fairy Spring Music Festival, Bermagui’s Four Winds Festival and the Musica Viva Festival.
Now they bring their energetic and joyful performance style to the Mornington Peninsula, shining the spotlight on the oboe, clarinet and bassoon through a diverse selection of repertoire ranging from Bach and Mozart to the contemporary specialist of wind writing, Jean Francaix.
- David Reichelt oboe
- Lloyd Van’t Hoff clarinet
- Matthew Kneale bassoon
About the Peninsula Summer Music Festival:
From fiery flamenco and French baroque opera, to the majesty of Grieg and gregarious Gypsy-Balkan swing, the 11th Peninsula Summer Festival (PSMF) presents a cornucopia of musical delights across Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, from 1 – 8 January 2018.
In her 11th and final year as Artistic Director, Julia Fredersdorff has gathered more than 50 Australian and international artists for 16 performances that will fill the region’s wineries and churches with music spanning centuries and continents.
International guest performers include, from France, harpsichordist and Baroque specialist Aline Zylberajch and conductor, organist and harpsichordist, Martin Gester; along with celebrated Italian virtuosic guitarists, Massimo Scattolin and Andrea Vettoretti.
Australian artists include baroque violinist Julia Fredersdorff, London based Australian born international acclaimed Mezzo soprano Lotte Betts-Dean, cellist Zoe Knighton -founding member of Flinders Quartet, one of Australia’s finest chamber ensembles; Australian- Canadian Soprano Hannah Dahlenburg – renowned for her performances as Queen of the Night; one of the world’s leading baroque performers, violinist Lucinda Moon; Soprano Bethany Hill – a passionate exponent of early music and Melbourne pianist and composer Stefan Cassomenos, one of Australia’s most vibrant and versatile musicians.