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$49.00 - $149.00
Concession
$49.00 - $129.00
Under 30
$49.00
Student
$25.00
Group 8+
$39.20 - $119.20

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A fun and sordid musical romp through Baroque Europe!

Directed by Richard Tognetti in an exciting collaboration with Belvoir, Baroque Revelry will transport you back in time to an 18th-century concert hall. From the sublime through to the sordid and grotesque, this theatrical musical romp will be like nothing you’ve experienced before.

‘Baroque’ means oddly shaped or imperfect pearl. This wasn’t a neat and pretty world; it was ultra-vibrant. A period of strong emotions, smells and physical sensations. Europe was tightly packed and alive with energy, its paintings and plays ribald and florid, its societies galvanised by intellectual and religious revolutions. Its music was pulsing with lives that could be sordid as much as sacred.

With stage direction by Belvoir’s Carissa Licciardello, Richard and the Orchestra along with soprano Chloe Lankshear and a troupe of actors, will define this era through the music of Tartini, Boccherini, Biber, Handel, CPE Bach and some incredible trailblazing women - Barbara Strozzi, Isabella Leonardi and Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre.

But be careful, the vividness of Baroque life may come as a shock, and even offend, our delicate 21st century sensibilities!

 

Your safety and wellbeing

Face masks must be worn indoors at all times. Children aged 12 and under are exempt. Our indoor venues are operating at up to 100% capacity so you may be seated next to other patrons. Read more about our COVIDSafe measures

 


Artists

Richard Tognetti
Director
Helena Rathbone
Violin
Satu Vänskä
Violin
Stefanie Farrands
Viola
Timo-Veikko Valve
Cello
Erin Helyard
Harpsichord
Australian Chamber Orchestra

Program

CACCINI
Ciaccona
STROZZI
Arie, Op.8, No.6 “Che si può fare”
CPE BACH
Cello Concerto in A major, Wq.172
TARTINI
(arr. Kreisler) Violin Sonata in G minor “The Devil's Trill”
GEMINIANI
Concerto Grosso in D minor, H.143 “La folia”
BIBER
Sonata Representativa

  • Australian Chamber Orchestra

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