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…

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…

IFAC 2019 Semi-Finals Feature Simon Tedeschi As Guest Artist
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IFAC 2019 Semi-Finals Feature Simon Tedeschi As Guest Artist

The semi-finalists in the 2019 IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition will gather to vie for a place in the finals, with pianist Simon Tedeschi joining the line-up as guest artist, performing a surprise repertoire that he will introduce from the stage. The 11 semi-finalists are sopranos Bianca Bacchiella (QLD), Josi Ann Ellem (NSW), Clare Hood (NZ) and Chloe…