English Baroque with Circa

ABO English Baroque with Circa

Details

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

Program

A pasticcio in four scenes of traditional English folk tunes and featuring works by Purcell, Dowland, Handel, Corelli, and Matteis. Including:

Dowland
Behold a wonder here from The Third and Last Booke of Songs or Aires

Purcell
Curtain Tune from Timon of Athens, Z 632
Overture from King Arthur, Z 628
Thanks to these lonesome vales from Dido & Aeneas, Z 626

Handel
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

Traditional
The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby
Hole in the Wall

Artists

Paul Dyer Artistic Director
Yaron Lifschitz Artistic Director, CIRCA
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
Performers of CIRCA
Jane Sheldon soprano

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Series

This production is part of the following series:

Venue