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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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Live Streaming of Handel’s 9 German arias

A new dimension in live performance for me, and slightly nerve wracking! Our performance of Handel’s 9 German arias in the 2014 Music by the Sea Festival, Sandgate was streamed live. If you’re interested it is still available to view … Continue reading

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First Handel German Arias rehearsal

January 12, 2014 may seem a long way off, but with the “silly season” and “end-of-the-year” madness about to intervene, it was great to make a start last Friday on rehearsals for a performance of Handel’s “9 German Arias” . … Continue reading

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National Easter Viol School, Brisbane 2013

I felt priviledged to spend the Easter long weekend tutoring at the National Easter Viol School, held in the beautiful tranquil surroundings of the School of Music, University of Queensland. Participants of all ages, from as far afield as Adelaide … Continue reading

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EMSQ presents ALCHEMY 2.30pm, 28 October 2012

Looking forward to another concert with Alchemy, presented by Early Music Qld, 28 October, 2.30pm, Holy Trinity Church, 64 Hawthorne St, Woolloongabba. On this occasion the performers are  baroque violinists Bridget Crouch and myself (also featured on baroque viola), viola … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes – do you really want to know?

The trend these days with social media and arts promotion is all about giving your potential audience a glimpse of what goes on backstage and in the lead up to performances. Now I’m all for letting people see that musicians … Continue reading

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More recordings by Alchemy’s musicians:

Here are a few more baroque music samples recorded by members of Alchemy – Enjoy! /* PLEASE CHANGE DEFAULT EXCERPT HANDLING TO CLEAN OR FULL (go to your WordPress Dashboard/Settings/Cincopa Options … */ cp_load_widget(“%5Bcincopa+A8OAkwK2155U%5D”, “cp_widget_59c9ca4fb2505″); Click here to open the … Continue reading

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Baroque Christmas Concerts December 9-11

ALCHEMY invites audiences to celebrate Christmas with a series of concerts featuring the best of Baroque Music. Patrons will enjoy a dazzling assortment of festive music by Corelli, Handel, Telemann, Biber, Bach, and Purcell, featuring the vocal acrobatics of acclaimed … Continue reading

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Curlicues & Twirligigs – The World of the Baroque October 12

It’s wonderful to be working more regularly with these musos now I’m living a lot closer. There have been many new discoveries in the world of Historically Informed Performance over the past few years, but some things never change – … Continue reading

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Dancing with Bach – Lucid Dance Theatre in collaboration with cellist Louise King

From the opening plucked chords on the cello stirring the dancers into action, this was a true collaboration between musician and dancers, with the cellist centre stage, the dancers  incorporating and reflecting her natural movements in the choreography. Dancing with … Continue reading

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