Thoroughbass | Trendsetters

Late in the eighteenth century the instrument known as a piano forte, forte piano or ‘square’ piano was brand new technology. At first developing in fits and starts, like the car or the telephone, the piano forte soon became a…

 
Southern Cross Soloists | Bach Out Loud – Toowoomba

Baroque masterworks in an intimate setting. Imbued with unparalleled inventiveness, the music of Johann Sebastian Bach has a universal resonance which speaks to all humanity. Commencing with a suite of resplendent baroque dances for solo cello, this all-Bach recital arrives…

 
Southern Cross Soloists | Bach Out Loud – Brisbane

Baroque masterworks in an intimate setting. Imbued with unparalleled inventiveness, the music of Johann Sebastian Bach has a universal resonance which speaks to all humanity. Commencing with a suite of resplendent baroque dances for solo cello, this all-Bach recital arrives…

 
ANAM I SOUNDBITE: Rachel Lau – Flute

Soundbites are hour long lunchtime concerts curated and performed by ANAM musicians featuring diverse solo and chamber repertoire. This soundbite is curated by ANAM Flautist Rachel Lau PROGRAM BACH Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050  ARTISTS Rachel Lau flute Zoë…

 
10th New England Bach Festival | Armidale

10th New England Bach Festival Bach Family and friends 29 April – 2 May 2021 Armidale NSW Four days of the best of Baroque Music and more… Season Ticket$180/$120https://www.trybooking.com/BOKPD   Thursday 29 April CONCERT 1. Sydney Consort – Farewell Concert …

 
Allegri Ensemble | Christ lag in Todes Banden

Allegri Ensemble’s first performance for 2021 is a meditative reflection on the rich Easter narrative of resurrection. The program begins in the emotional depths of Holy Week with Timor et Tremor, the first of Poulenc’s powerful motets for a time of…

 
Fours Winds Festival | Contemplation – Timo-Veikko Valve

This concert is part of the Four Winds Easter Festival – Sound Shell Sunday Daytime Pass  Bach’s six Suites for unaccompanied cello are arguably the most sublime compositions ever written for this instrument. As cellist-musicologist Zoltan Szabo remarks: “The boldness…

 
Australian Chamber Orchestra | Bach and the Beyond

This program is live streamed as part of the ACO’s inaugural 2021 digital season, ACO StudioCasts. The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) has partnered with popular Australian media presenter, podcaster and author Yumi Stynes for a premium content series accompanying the…

 
Bach Akademie Australia superbly captures Bach’s imaginative brilliance

Bach Akademie Australia – Alleluja Friday 26th March 2021 – Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Bach Akademie Australia’s celebratory programme for Easter was held in St Francis of Assisi’s Church in Sydney’s Paddington, the musicians performing from a semicircular marble dais,…

 
Bach Akademie Australia | Alleluja – an Easter Celebration – Wahroonga

Easter offers us an opportunity to both reflect and celebrate at this special time of year. In our first concert of 2021, we start with Bach’s early easter cantata BWV 4 ‘Christ lag in Todesbanden’. For those who love the…

 
Bach Akademie Australia | Alleluja – an Easter Celebration – Paddington

Easter offers us an opportunity to both reflect and celebrate at this special time of year. In our first concert of 2021, we start with Bach’s early easter cantata BWV 4 ‘Christ lag in Todesbanden’. For those who love the…

 
Bach Akademie Australia | Alleluja – an Easter Celebration

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Easter offers us an opportunity to both reflect and celebrate at this special time of year. In our first concert of 2021, we start with Bach’s early easter cantata BWV…

 
Review: Spellbound by The Choir of St James’

March 6, 2021,  St James’ Church, Sydney Walking through Martin Place to the Church of St. James under a soft autumn glow, I found myself thinking about what this concert would represent; represent to The Choir of St. James’, to…

 
Review: Powerfully moving concert from Bendigo Chamber Music Festival

Bendigo Chamber Music Festival Mayor’s Gala – Summer Nights Series 4 Saturday 6th February 2021 Co-Director of the Bendigo Chamber Music Festival Chris Howlett introduced the Mayor’s Gala evening concert as a token of sincere appreciation of the musicians to…

 
CD Review: Christopher Pidcock | Immersed in Bach

One of Australia’s most versatile and thoroughly musical cellists Christopher Pidcock has recently released a wonderfully inventive CD of Bach’s Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat BWV1010 and has interspersed with each of the 6 movements a solo cello…

 
Consort 8’s sweetly jubilant program brought centuries-old music to life in the modern-day

As a sizeable audience took their places in the pews of Edmund Blackett’s Gothic Revival church of St. Paul’s Anglican in Burwood, a sole rousing drum marked the opening of this final concert for Consort 8 in 2019. Appropriately, the…

 
Queensland Baroque’s Radiance shone brightly through a drizzly Brisbane afternoon

Queensland Baroque: Radiance shone brightly through a drizzly Brisbane afternoon on Sunday. The concert took listeners on a musical journey, rediscovering the Baroque period. The lush melodies radiated through the historic church, as the sunlight struggled through the stained-glass windows.…

 
Sydney Chamber Choir programme joyfully celebrated the power of the voice

Sam Allchurch took his audience to heart and taught them a thing or two about singing in his first subscription concert as Music Director for Sydney Chamber Choir in 2019. Music on Music was billed as a celebration of singing as…

 
Peninsula Summer Music Festival: Concerti Grossi was a Sunday afternoon outdoor baroque treat

Careful programming ensured that there was variety in a program of baroque instrumental works. No better way to spend a sunny afternoon than on the Flinders lawn.

 
Flinders Quartet in Sydney

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, 3 September 2014 Schubert – String Quartet No 13 in a Minor, D804 (Rosamunde) Much of this program was in minor keys which often are quite sad, reflective and certainly there was a ruminative feel…