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…

 
Consort 8 | In Dulci Jubilo: Music for Advent & Christmas

Tickets at the door: Adult $35 | Concession $30 Consort 8 presents In Dulci Jubilo, music for Advent and Christmas from the 15th to the 21st century for countertenor, recorders, viols & percussion. Program includes works by Agricola, Aichinger, Bach,…

 
Thoroughbass’s “Bach in Three” enjoyably contrasted the music of the Bach family

Thoroughbass presented once again a well thought through program of chamber music in their Bach in Three, which contrasted the work of the three biggest names in the Bach Family – Johann Sebastian (JS), Carl Philipp Emanuel (CPE) and Johann…

 
Thoroughbass presents The Toybox

Tickets: Adult $25 | Pensioner/Senior $19 | Child 18 & under $19 | Family of 4 $20 each Too good not to reprise, The Toybox returns in July at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta. Claude Debussy’s little-known children’s ballet La Boîte à…

 
Thoroughbass presents The Toybox

Tickets: Adult $25 | Pensioner/Senior $19 | Child 18 & under $19 | Family of 4 $20 each Too good not to reprise, The Toybox returns in July at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta. Claude Debussy’s little-known children’s ballet La Boîte à…

 
Thoroughbass presents The Toybox

Tickets: Adult $25 | Pensioner/Senior $19 | Child 18 & under $19 | Family of 4 $20 each Too good not to reprise, The Toybox returns in July at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta. Claude Debussy’s little-known children’s ballet La Boîte à…

 
Thoroughbass’s Toybox is sure to entrance young & old alike

Ahead of Thoroughbass’s performances of Claude Debussy’s The Toybox at the Riverside Theatre in Parramatta, classikON spoke to the group’s Director, Diana Weston. Thoroughbass is “an early music ensemble on an odyssey”, whose “mission is to uncover the unusual, the…

 
Bowral Autumn Music Festival: Da Vinci’s Apprentice

This intimate musical performance for children explores the world of Roberta, a talented girl living in the 16th century Italy

 
Consort 8: Gaudete

Ancient and traditional carols for Advent and Christmas.

 
Thoroughbass: Bach’s Gamba Sonatas

Complex, intricate and infinitely varied, Bach’s sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord are less well-known than the solo cello suites, but just as fascinating.

 
Thoroughbass: Bach’s Gamba Sonatas

Complex, intricate and infinitely varied, Bach’s sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord are less well-known than the solo cello suites, but just as fascinating.

 
Thoroughbass: Bach’s Gamba Sonatas

Complex, intricate and infinitely varied, Bach’s sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord are less well-known than the solo cello suites, but just as fascinating.

 
Consort 8: A Joyful Noyse

Music from medieval to 21st century for countertenor, recorders, viols, lutes, theorbos & percussion

 
Thoroughbass: Latino Love Affair

Presenting a selection of contemporary and historic pieces with a distinctly Latin feel, keyboard virtuoso Michael Tsalka joins Thoroughbass

 
Thoroughbass: Latino Love Affair

Presenting a selection of contemporary and historic pieces with a distinctly Latin feel, keyboard virtuoso Michael Tsalka joins Thoroughbass

 
Thoroughbass: Semele

Highly regarded soprano Anna Fraser renders the horrifying story of Semele in the French style – refined, lush and perfect.

 
Thoroughbass: Semele

Highly regarded soprano Anna Fraser renders the horrifying story of Semele in the French style – refined, lush and perfect.

 
Consort 8: A Renaissance Christmas

Ancient and traditional carols for Advent and Christmas

 
Thoroughbass: Fans, fantasias and fandangos

Tickets: $30/$25 A journey in time through Spain from the 16th century to the 20th – from the courts of Phillip II with Diego Ortiz (Recercardia 1553) to that of Queen Maria Bárbara in Madrid with Domenico Scarlatti two centuries…

 
Thoroughbass: Fans, fantasias and fandangos

Tickets: $30/$25 A journey in time through Spain from the 16th century to the 20th – from the courts of Phillip II with Diego Ortiz (Recercardia 1553) to that of Queen Maria Bárbara in Madrid with Domenico Scarlatti two centuries…

 
Consort 8: Ancient & Modern

Sacred and secular music from medieval to 21st century

 
Surprises under The Birch Tree as Thoroughbass is inspired by folk songs

I am always impressed by their interesting and innovative programming. There are always surprises and challenges for the listener.

 
ThoroughBass: Music to tap your foot to!

ThoroughBass, Mosman, 16 November 2014 ThoroughBass, a Sydney ensemble founded in 2009 and which performs lesser-known baroque and contemporary music, served up wonderful musical fare on Sunday afternoon in another of the St Luke’s Concert Series in Mosman. Diana Weston…

 
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