The Song Company presents Madrigalesque: Le Parole as part of The Independent Theatre’s ‘A Prelude in Tea Song’ Concert Series.
The Song Company hand-pick some of their favourite repertoire in the first of an exciting singer-selected series in which the ensemble will feature the a cappella ‘hits’ of the 16th and 17th centuries. The now legendary Independent Theatre selection of mouth-watering cakes and refreshments are included in the ticket price.
Le Parole or ‘The Words’ focuses on both the old and the new traditions of the Italian Madrigal and some of its greatest masters: Giaches De Wert, Heinrich Schütz, Claudio Monteverdi, Carlo Gesualdo, and Luciano Berio – with a few extra surprises along the way! For this concert, the ensemble comprises Susannah Lawergren, Jessica O’Donoghue, Owen Elsley, Mark Donnelly & Andrew O’Connor.
‘Vocalisation’ is all about the sound and the story. The Song Company comprises Australia’s leading singers, performing music of all times and places, from the 10th century to contemporary works, and is unique in its stylistic diversity. The Song Company remains at the forefront of contemporary vocal music through an extensive commissioning program and collaborations with artists and composers of the highest calibre from around the world. A longstanding commitment to education sees the ensemble perform regularly in schools throughout the country, including bringing music workshops to children in regional and remote areas.
Discover the passion of the vocal music that paved the road to opera, as these five fine singers weave together words and harmonies that will leave you spellbound. Plus the now legendary Independent Theatre selection of mouth-watering cakes and refreshments!
Tickets: Adult $48, Concession and Under 30 $30, Student $22, Child $16 (Includes afternoon tea)
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