Tag Archives: Badinerie Players

CPE Bach anniversary

Composer anniversaries are often a useful prompt to remember a particular composer, including those who may have been overshadowed by their better known contemporaries, or simply forgotten. One of the composers whose 300th anniversary of birth is celebrated this year … Continue reading

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Seasonal Music

Since Hot Cross Buns are already appearing in the shops, I guess it’s not too soon to discuss some Easter performances in 2013. In an earlier post I mentioned that performances of the great seasonal baroque masterpieces were few and … Continue reading

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Der Tod Jesu – 1st Australian performance

It’s exciting to be part of the first orchestral performance of C.H. Graun’s “Der Tod Jesu” in Australia. Having played in, and listened to many performances of JS Bach’s passions, it is refreshing to hear Graun’s setting. At times the … Continue reading

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Easter Passion Music

Towards the end of 2011 I mentioned the lack of HIP performances of Christmas Music locally. Happily, this Easter will see a landmark performance of Graun’s oratorio “Der Tod Jesu”, presented by the Brisbane Chamber Choir and the Badinerie Players, … Continue reading

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Baroque to the Modern World, Badinerie Players & Brisbane Chamber Choir

On a beautiful sunny winter’s afternoon in Queensland it is difficult to drag oneself away from the delights of the outdoors, but on this occasion the decision to spend the afternoon in the ABC Ferry Rd Studios was well worth … Continue reading

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Instrumental music of the 17th Century – Badinerie Players

Free Lunchtime concert, Thursday March 24, 1pm – 2pm, Nickson Rm, University of Qld. Music by Jenkins, Dowland, Gabrieli, Vitali, Merula, Schmelzer & Marais.

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