“Heaven and earth meet” for the tears of st Peter
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“Heaven and earth meet” for the tears of st Peter

  In their Easter presentation the Song Company directed by Roland Peelman continues to befriend unusual partners. The sole item on the programme is the anthology of 21 spiritual madrigals Lagrime di San Pietro, composed by Orlando di Lassus in 1594. Performing with them is Sydney based koto virtuoso Satsuki Odamura. It sounds curious at a musical level, but on second…

Seduced by the song company in La Serenissima
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Seduced by the song company in La Serenissima

  The Song Company Love in Venice The City Recital Hall, Sydney Wednesday March 14th 2012 The contemporary relevance of 16th century European music is ever real.  Roland Peelman, Artistic Director of The Song Company proved this when he chose 9 madrigals composed between 1603 and 1619, from Claudio Monteverdi’s vast oeuvre, and paired them with the highly theatrical…

Fall in love, fake it, get over it – ‘Love in Venice’ with the song company
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Fall in love, fake it, get over it – ‘Love in Venice’ with the song company

  The Song Company has launched its 2012 national season and comes to Sydney this week on Wednesday March 14th bringing us Love in Venice featuring the music of just two Venetian composers – Claudio Monteverdi and Adriano Banchieri. Roland Peelman, artistic director of The Song Company has selected nine beautiful and sensual Erotic Madrigals by Monteverdi and in contrast, Banchieri’s 1623 comic madrigal opera Barca diVenezia…