Next Generation Baroque

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Paul Dyer introduces Australian audiences to three electrifying young artists who have glanced around the corner and are seeking to define Baroque performance of the future.

At just 11 years of age, violin prodigy Christian Li has already won the Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition in Europe. Soprano Madison Nonoa won the hearts of Noël! Noël! audiences in her celebrated 2016 performances. Baroque violinist Annie Gard is a musician on the move and is forging a reputation for powerfully emotional and captivating performances. These vivacious local musicians are making momentous musical waves across London, New York and Geneva and will ignite the Brandenburg stage as they unite with spirited virtuosity and the immense excitement of infinite musical imagination expressed with boundless youthful energy, performing captivating works from Halvorsen, Bach, Handel & Vivaldi.

Presented by Australian Brandenburg Orchestra


Program highlights to include:

Johan Halvorsen
Passacaglia for violin and viola after Handel

J.S. Bach
Ciaccona from Partita No.2 in D minor

George Frideric Handel
Arias from Il Trionfo del Tempo, Julius Caesar, Samson, and Alcina

Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Concerto Op.9 No.10 in G


Paul Dyer Artistic Director
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
Christian Li violin (Melbourne)
Annie Gard Baroque violin (Hamburg)
Madison Nonoa soprano (London)