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Concert Series 2010

The Italian Trombone

Musicians:

Nick Byrne - baroque trombone
Fiona Ziegler & Stan Kornel - baroque violins
Monika Kornel - harpsichord

Works by D. Castello, A. Corelli, G. Frescobaldi and A. Vivaldi

The Sydney Consort is delighted to present for the first time the sensational trombonist Nick Byrne. Playing an array of early Italian pieces by Venetian and Roman composers our brass musicians are both challenged and inspired.

Piazzolla and Rhythm

Musicians:

Lawrence Dobell – Clarinet
Stan Kornel – Violin
Elizabeth Nevilee – Cello
Monika Kornel – Harpsichord

Works by Astor Piazzolla and Gasoar Sanz

By popular demand The Sydney Consort will present more music by the legendary Astor Piazzolla. The ensemble is thrilled to have two outstanding musicians from the Sydney Symphony Orchestra to join them on this musical adventure. The cellist Elizabeth Neville and principal clarinettist Lawrence Dobell will present a concert like none other.

Amour Francais

Musicians:

Hans- Dieter Michatz –recorder
Stan Kornel – baroque violin & viola d'amore
Monika Kornel – harpsichord

Works by J.M. Leclair, J. Hotteterra, M. Marais, J. Morel and N. Royer

Traditionally, The Sydney Consort Trio shares the programme with Sydney‘s audiences before performing at European Festivals. This time the finest jewels from the French 18th century reveal the sublime beauty of the baroque. Our musicians celebrate these exquisite French pieces in a vibrant and adventurous spirit.

Dolci Voci

Musicians:

Anna Fraser & Belinda Montgomery – soprano
Stan Kornel – baroque violin & viola d'amore
Anthea Cotte – viola da gamba
Monika Kornel – harpsichord

Works byF. Couperin, J Boismortier, H. Purcell, G. Legrenzi and Mr. Grobe

Making her debut with the Sydney Consort, the acclaimed soprano Anna Fraser performs together with reknowned soprano Belinda Montgomery, a regular performer with the Sydney Consort. The concert Dolci Voci will take you on a musical journey exploring the repertoire of vocal duets from baroque times.