Argyle Orchestra & Choir presents Handel’s Messiah

Once again the Argyle Orchestra and choir are coming together to perform Handel’s Messiah in the gorgeous St David’s Cathedral in Hobart. Performers: The Argyle Orchestra and Choir Lana Kains | Soprano Rebeka Hren Dragolic | Alto Michael Kregor |…

 
SOLD OUT | River City Voices present Handel’s Messiah

What better way to end River City Voices’ inaugural year than with Handel’s majestic masterpiece, Messiah. Fresh from performances at the Sydney Opera House with Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, River City Voices will be joined by Sydney Philharmonia Choirs choristers and musicians,…

 
The Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra present Handel’s Messiah

Tickets: Adult from $56 | Concession from $46 | Student from $32 | Child under 16 from $20 Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra present Handel’s iconic Messiah for the world record 240th time since 1853. The world’s most-loved oratorio, famous for…

 
Leichhardt Espresso Chorus’s Michelle Leonard OAM on reimagining Handel’s Messiah for 2019

Ahead of Leichhardt Espresso Chorus’s 21st birthday celebration, Messiah Reimagined, classikON’s Phillipa spoke to the group’s founder and Artistic Director, Michelle Leonard OAM, about her vision for the 2019 transformation of the Messiah, the composers’ design brief, and the power of…

 
With Sara Macliver, the Australian Haydn Ensemble stunningly interpret the Delirium of Love

After a picnic lunch in the sunny Botanic Gardens, it was only a small step in the imagination to be transported to an eighteenth-century garden to listen to Scarlatti’s Concerto Grosso No. 3 from Six concerti in seven parts, which…

 
The inaugural Eastside Sydney Music Festival finale was an all-Baroque “Stravaganza!”

The final concert of the inaugural week-long Eastside Sydney Music Festival (ESMF), curated by Professor Neal Pere da Costa and supported by Sydney University, was an all-Baroque affair held at the Paddington Town Hall. It featured musicians from three groups…

 
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.…

 
St Cecilia and the Brandies’ heavenly harmonies

The Arrival of the Well-Dressed Queens of Sheba It’s been quite the week for early music in Sydney, with ACO’s new rendition of the Four Seasons and the impeccable Tafelmusik in town, but what a pleasure to have some heavenly…

 
ThoroughBass: Men of Moment

I never knew St Luke’s Mosman was such a wonderful space to be in with its minimal modern architecture and simple blue and gold semi circular chancel at the end. The women of Thoroughbass presented “Men of Moment” at St…