Presented by Australian Brandenburg Orchestra
Hold on to your heart
About this concert
The sublime soprano. The emotional countertenor. Closely connected but distinctly different, the high male and female voices are the sparkling stars of Baroque. Individually alluring, collectively dynamic, join two leading Australian singers Sara Macliver and Russell Harcourt, as they share the stage in a shimmering exposition of arias and orchestral gems.
Sara’s deep association with the Brandenburg began in 1996 when she performed with Paul Dyer for Diana, Princess of Wales. Sara seized audiences’ hearts in the inaugural 2000 Noël! Noël! concert and has recorded 35 albums with ABC Classic and become one of Australia’s leading exponents of Baroque vocal performance.
Renowned for his dexterous delivery in the Bel Canto style, longtime Brandenburg friend Russell Harcourt has performed in many of the world’s great opera houses. The U.K. Guardian’s Stephen Pritchard describes Russell as ‘an impressive Handelian with a thrilling top register.’
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George Frideric Handel
Concerto Grosso in B-flat, Op.3 No.2, HWV 313
Carl Heinrich Graun
‘Tra le procelle assorto’ from Cesare e Cleopatra, GraunWV B:I:7
George Frideric Handel
‘Venti turbini’ from Rinaldo, HWV 7
‘Caro! Bella! Più amabile beltà’ from Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
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This production is part of the following series:
Thursday 6 May 7pm, Saturday 8 May 7pm & Sunday 9 May 2021 5pm
Duration: 2 hours (incl. interval)
A reserve $155 ($102 Concession)
B reserve $125 ($83 Concession)
C reserve $92 ($61 Concession)
D reserve $60
E reserve $30
Senior (Sunday matinee)
A reserve $140
B reserve $113
A reserve $102
B reserve $83
C reserve $61
A reserve $71
B reserve $58
C reserve $42
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