A tumbling commotion of musicians and acrobats collide in an explosive collaboration of contemporary circus and music from the English Baroque.
English Baroque with Circa is the third daring collaboration between the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Circa. With an inspired pasticcio by Paul Dyer and Yaron Lifschitz from 16th and 17th-century England, this dazzling concert experience will have you gripping your seat and gasping in awe.
Join the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Circa for this utterly English expression of contemporary circus and the enchanting music from the ancient isle.
‘The artistry from both ensembles is breathtaking.’ The Australian
Please note this performance contains haze.
Presented by Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
PROGRAM & ARTISTS
A pasticcio in four scenes of traditional English folk tunes and featuring works by Purcell, Dowland, Handel, Corelli, and Matteis. Including:
Behold a wonder here from The Third and Last Booke of Songs or Aires
Curtain Tune from Timon of Athens, Z 632
Overture from King Arthur, Z 628
Thanks to these lonesome vales from Dido & Aeneas, Z 626
Gentle Morpheus, son of night from Alceste, HWV 45
De torrente in via from Dixit Dominus, HWV 232
Organ Concerto in G minor, Op. 4, No. 3, HWV 291: Adagio
The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby
Hole in the Wall
Paul Dyer Artistic Director
Yaron Lifschitz Artistic Director, CIRCA
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
Performers of CIRCA
Jane Sheldon soprano
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This production is part of the following series:
Celebrate the music of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries with excellence, flair and joy.
Saturday 18 May 7pm & Sunday 19 May 2019 5pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 mins (no interval)
A reserve $152
B reserve $121 ($80 Concession)
C reserve $89 ($59 Concession)
D reserve $59
E reserve $30
A reserve $70
B reserve $56
C reserve $41
Senior 5pm only
A reserve $137
B reserve $109
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