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Arioso Chamber Ensemble demo recording

This group has been performing together for a few years now, and last year in the midst of a busy series of concerts we managed to record this demo of an aria from one of our favourite colections of music … Continue reading

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“Drama and Virtuosity” – CPE Bach’s works for violin and harpsichord

I’ll be continuing my long collaboration on early music projects with harpsichordist Peter Hagen with this programme of sometimes dramatically stormy and other times hauntingly lyrical music showing off an almost schizophrenic musicality by CPE Bach -  sonatas, fantasias and … 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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Postscript – La Française, French Music Festival

Here’s some footage (unedited) via YouTube of the Festival’s opening item, with Jan-Piet Knijff and I performing F. Couperin’s Premier Concert.  We had performed in ensembles together quite regularly when I was a student in The Netherlands in the late … Continue reading

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La Françoise: A Festival of French Music in Australia’s New England

Here are some more details of the French Music Festival coming up in Armidale in a couple of weeks. I’ll be performing in the opening and closing concerts, and you can find the full program, along with details of ticketing … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes 2 – Paris Rendezvous

Part of life for most musicians these days is not just playing the music and being creative, but also working hard behind the scenes to make it all happen. Unless you are in a large organization, this involves contacting other … Continue reading

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Early French Chamber Music

I’m delighted that, at least  in the first half of 2013, I will have several opportunities to indulge in performing some of my favourite repertoire – chamber music from early 18th century France – music which, although it can appear … Continue reading

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More concerts in Broadford

I’ve been delving into music libraries for an exciting programme of early Italian repertoire for two violins and harpsichord. The more I read, the more I realize how rich this repertoire is, and how little known. This concert, “More than … 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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