Concert Review: St John Passion/JS Bach/ The Choir Of St James’ King Street/ The Australian Haydn Ensemble
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Concert Review: St John Passion/JS Bach/ The Choir Of St James’ King Street/ The Australian Haydn Ensemble

St John Passion – J S Bach The Choir of St James’ with The Australian Haydn Ensemble St James’ Church, King Street, Sydney 28 March 2015 J S Bach’s St John Passion is not performed as often as his better-known St Matthew Passion, The St James’ performance in the church’s sympathetic acoustic was conducted by Warren Trevelyan-Jones who…

Sydney Antiphony Presents Death And Venice
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Sydney Antiphony Presents Death And Venice

Sydney Antiphony presents its second concert of 2014, Death and Venice, a programme centred around the monumental and macabre ‘Musikalische Exequien’ of 17th century German composer Heinrich Schütz. Taking its cue from Schütz’s beguiling masterpiece, the remaining programme examines death in all its facets and explores musical links between Italy and Germany in the sixteenth and seventeenth…

Acis and Galatea  at St James’ reviewed
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Acis and Galatea at St James’ reviewed

On Saturday 4 May Warren Trevelyan-Jones conducted the Choir and Baroque Orchestra of St James’ Church, King Street, in a stylish performance of Handel’s delightful pastorale Acis and Galatea. The work has always been justifiably popular.  During Handel’s lifetime it was performed over 70 times, making it the most frequently performed of his dramatic works. …