2012 Concert Archive

Here you can see all the concerts we gave during 2012.
  • Abendmusik – The Splendour of the German Baroque
    Wednesday 4 January, 7pm
    St Peter’s Anglican Church, Queen St, Mornington

As part of the Peninsula Summer Music Festival, the 17th century German tradition of Abendmusik returns in this candlelit concert for voices and instruments.
Tickets: $48/$42, Bookings (03) 9784 1060

 

  • La Bergamasca
    Saturday 31 March, 7 pm,
    James O Fairfax Theatre, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place, Parkes, Canberra

Experience the music of late Renaissance Northern Italy in conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia’s Renaissance exhibition.  From the austere yet passionate beauty of Rognoni and Castello to the cascading notes of Merulo and rowdy country dances, hear the silent music that’s behind every painting.  Enquiries (02) 6240 6411

 

  • MRC Subscription Series Concert 1: Apotheosis
    Monday April 23, 7pm

The ultimate ‘tribute’ concert with French baroque masterpieces of homage by the two Couperins, Marin Marais and Rebel. With guest artist Miranda Hutton (baroque violin)

All three concerts in our 2012 subscription series will be held in The Salon at the Melbourne Recital Centre, cnr. Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank. Tickets $35/$25 or $89/$64 for all three. Bookings (03) 9699 3333 or www.melbournerecital.com.au

 

  • Through the Sublime Porte – Ottoman Inspiration in Baroque Music
    Saturday May 26, 8pm
    Cowen Gallery, State Library of Victoria
    328 Swanston St, Melbourne

An exploration of the figure of the Turk in Baroque music, including works by Marin Marais, Francois Couperin, Jean-Baptiste Lully and Jean-Philippe Rameau as well as dances from Ottoman Europe. A part of the “Love and Devotion: from Persia and beyond” exhibition of Persian manuscripts at the State Library of Victoria. With guest artist Matt Stonehouse (percussion). Free Entry

 

  •  La Passeggiata
    Wednesday, May 30 11am,
    The Ballroom, Government House, Melbourne

La Passeggiata: The Italian custom of taking a leisurely stroll around town.
As part of Chamber Music Australia’s “Governor’s Recital Series’, we take you on a passeggiata through Europe from the late renaissance, to the early baroque period, illustrating both the diversity, and the cross pollenation that was occurring between countries such as Italy, France, England, Germany and Slovakia in this highly creative era. 
Visit Chamber Music Australia’s websitefor more information

 

  • Pièces de Clavecin en Concert
    Sunday 5 August, 2.15pm
    St Cuthbert’s Church, 12 Wilson St, Brighton.

A rare all-Rameau presentation of three of the sophisticated Pièces de Clavecin en Concert as part of the Music in the Very Round concert series.

 

  • MRC Subscription Series Concert 2: Exile
    Wednesday 8 August, 7pm

A fascinating musical charting of the 17th century exile of powerful Roman Barbarini scions to Paris. With guest artist Guy du Blet (percussion)
All three concerts in our 2012 subscription series will be held in The Salon at the Melbourne Recital Centre, cnr. Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank. Tickets $35/$25 or $89/$64 for all three. Bookings (03) 9699 3333 or www.melbournerecital.com.au

 

  • Bach @ Trinity
    Sunday 19 August, 2pm
    German Church, 22 Parliament Place, East Melbourne

A celebration of the magnificent music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries Erlebach, Becker and Buxtehude, at the beautiful German Trinity Church.
Tickets $35/$25, bookings www.trybooking.com

 

  • MRC Subscription Series Concert 3: A Phoenix for Ferdinand III
    Monday 22 October, 7pm

Musical beauty from the embers of the Holy Roman Empire at the end of the Thirty Years’ War in some of the most haunting German music you may never have heard.
All three concerts in our 2012 subscription series will be held in The Salon at the Melbourne Recital Centre, cnr. Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank. Tickets $35/$25 or $89/$64 for all three. Bookings (03) 9699 3333 or www.melbournerecital.com.au

 

  • Sunday Live on ABC Classic FM: Ottoman Inspiration in Baroque Music

Sunday December 16, 3pm
Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Centre
Corner Sturt St and Southbank Blvd, Southbank

An exploration of the figure of the Turk in Baroque music, including works by Marin Marais, Schmelzer, Jean-Baptiste Lully and Jean-Philippe Rameau as well as dances from Ottoman Europe and works by Cantemir.
With guest artist Matt Stonehouse (Middle-Eastern percussion). Free Entry