Album Review: Spinning Forth/ Marais Project
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Album Review: Spinning Forth/ Marais Project

The Marais Project’s new CD Spinning Forth is a gorgeous collection of music which showcases the viola da gamba and its ensemble partners, through dedicated pieces written during its golden age in the 17th century and through its second coming in the 20th century, championed in Australia by viola da gamba player and founding artistic…

Marais And The Operatic Muse
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Marais And The Operatic Muse

For their upcoming August programme, Marais And The Operatic Muse. the Marais Project turns its attention to Marin Marais’ long-neglected operas which were much acclaimed at the Court of Louis XIV.  On the menu will be excerpts from Marais’ best known opera, Sémélé and a cantata by another favourite composer, Michel Pignolet de Montéclair.  Regular…

A ‘Plug’ For The Gamba -The Marais Project Goes Electric
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A ‘Plug’ For The Gamba -The Marais Project Goes Electric

Through 2014,  viola da gambist, Jenny Eriksson and her ensemble The Marais Project have been celebrating 15 years of continuous music making. The theme for The Marais Project’s anniversary year is Re-imaginings, a concept which has shaped their concerts for the year driving a ‘re-imagining’ of the viola da gamba in a range of contexts. This all comes…