Bach Arias And Duets
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Bach Arias And Duets

Presenting works by J. S. Bach, the Bourbaki Ensemble and their conductor David Angell will be joined by soprano Ayse Goknur Shanal, mezzo-soprano Jill Sullivan, flautist Christine Draeger and harpsichordist Diana Blom. The programme includes the arias ‘Laudamus Te’ ( B minor mass), ‘Erbarme dich’ ( St Matthew Passion), ‘Stirbt in mir’ (Kantate BWV 169)…

Music For Wind Quintet From Sirius Chamber Ensemble
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Music For Wind Quintet From Sirius Chamber Ensemble

Sirius Chamber Ensemble’s first project for the year is a concert of music for wind quintet, featuring classics from the repertoire alongside recent music by Australian composers. Performances will be held in Sydney, Picton and Newcastle. Carl Nielsen’s Quintet Op.43 is perhaps the best-known and loved work for wind quintet. Dedicated to the members of…

Meet The Composer With The Sirius Chamber Ensemble
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Meet The Composer With The Sirius Chamber Ensemble

  The Sirius Chamber Ensemble explores the music of local composers Christine Draeger and Paul Smith. Both composers have been invited to the concert to speak about their works in-between performances. Through an informal discussion you will be able to hear about their compositional influences, writing style and have your questions to the composers answered….