Chamber Opera Review: Acis And Galatea/ Ensemble Polyphème
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Chamber Opera Review: Acis And Galatea/ Ensemble Polyphème

Acis and Galatea/ Ensemble Polyphème Paddington Uniting Church 10 November 2019 Written by Alex Siegers Ensemble Polyphème is Sydney’s newest “historically informed” performance ensemble” founded by harpsichordist Nathan Cox and tenor Nathan Bryon. For its inaugural season the ensemble presented Acis and Galatea, (HWV 49), a musical work by George Frideric Handel with an English text…

Bach Akademie Australia Brings ‘Comfort And Joy’ With Cantatas For Christmas
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Bach Akademie Australia Brings ‘Comfort And Joy’ With Cantatas For Christmas

Acclaimed violinist and concertmaster Madeleine Easton leads her Bach Akademie Australia with 36 of Australia’s finest baroque instrumentalists and singers through J S Bach’s most sublime and joyous Christmas cantatas in three Sydney concerts. Easton’s remarkable period instrument ensemble, now celebrating its third year, will perform Comfort and Joy – Cantatas for Christmas, comprising the…

Ensemble Polyphème Debuts With Acis And Galatea
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Ensemble Polyphème Debuts With Acis And Galatea

Exciting new chamber music ensemble Ensemble Polyphème presents their inaugural performance – Handel’s Acis and Galatea. This beautiful semi-staged production of a rarely performed work uses historically informed performance practice to explore the beautiful love story of Acis and Galatea performed in Paddington’s Uniting Church. Founded by Nathan Cox and Nathan Bryon, two young musicians…