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SEMELE: FIRST FOR THOROUGHBASS IN 2018

Semele

In its first concert for 2018, Thoroughbass presents SEMELE  on Sunday March 11 @ 3pm at Mosman Art Gallery.

Taking its title from the cantata by Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, this all-French program features acclaimed soprano Anna Fraser with violinists Stephen Freeman and Shaun Warden, and continuo by Shaun Ng (viola da gamba) and Diana Weston (harpsichord). Continue reading SEMELE: FIRST FOR THOROUGHBASS IN 2018

COMING SOON : @HANDEL#SOLOMON @ MARRICKVILLE TOWN HALL

Australia’s most in demand soloists join Leichhardt Espresso Chorus in the wondrous acoustic of Marrickville Town Hall to perform an epic tale of leadership to rival our times.

Performers: Leichhardt Espresso Chorus and Orchestra, Michelle Leonard OAM, Anna Fraser, Brad Cooper, Andrew O’Connor, Morgan Balfour and Nacelle Yeo. Also Simon Ellis on the Wurlitzer Theatre Organ playing the Arrival of the Queen of Sheba.

DATE FOR THE DIARY- 
Sunday 2 July 2017 at 4 pm at Marrickville Town Hall.

Prices:
$50 reserved
$45 unreserved
$40 early bird (available until 18 June 2017)
$30 concession

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Thoroughbass – Tout Francais

Harpsichordist Diana Weston, string player Shaun Ng and vocalist Anna Fraser provided some fine ensemble moments.
Harpsichordist Diana Weston, string player Shaun Ng and vocalist Anna Fraser provided some fine ensemble moments.

This concert joyously adhered to its advertised French theme. It celebrated the instrumental and vocal music composed during the rule of Louis XIV. The audience was introduced to a range of interesting works from lesser known composers than the often heard greats of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The programme was well constructed to provide constant variety of ensemble and style.

String player Shaun Ng and vocalist Anna Fraser brought to the afternoon their experience, solid musicianship and exciting attention to performance practice. The balance with harpsichordist Diana Weston was always well suited to the dance or vocal works filling the church acoustic. Continue reading Thoroughbass – Tout Francais