In an intimate interplay between musicians and audience Baroque violin superstar Stefano Montanari and The Australian Brandenburg orchestra made my heart stop
Leader of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Paul Dyer is three parts musician, one part impresario, one part showman and one part musical detective. The sum of these parts is the artistic director of the orchestra he founded in 1989. The orchestra plays music from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries…
Get Set to Rock the Baroque! French heartthrob Countertenor Philippe Jaroussky is scheduled to be appearing in both Sydney and Melbourne with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra in March 2013. It is sure to be a memorable concert in the intimate and powerful acoustic of the Sydney and Melbourne recital halls….
Brisbane based ensemble Alchemy will celebrate Christmas 2011 by performing Baroque music filled with energy, passion and joy featuring soprano Shelli Hulcombe
How clever of the Opera Company of Philadelphia to infiltrate the shoppers at Macy’s in New York and sing the Hallelujah Chorus as a surprise, lighting a spark
Alchemy performs regularly on original and replica instruments of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries when the art of harmony of music expressed perfect happiness and inner peace through bold and harmonic forms that could also be enjoyed by the soul in heaven. Based on the same principles of proportion and harmony present in architecture and gardens, Baroque music (circa 1600 – 1750) was all at once a triumph of structured symmetry and the manifestation of an ideal and a model for the community and its life.