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Bach and Telemann

Concert Performance

Bach and Telemann

City Recital Hall, Angel PlaceApril 7, 2019
Melbourne Recital CentreApril 6, 2019
Presented by Pinchgut Opera

Pinchgut performs Bach’s Easter Oratorio, a masterly celebration of Eastertide joy.

Presented in its original one-to-a-part setting, experience the artistry of each performer as they put their heart into the master's music for an evening of ravishing music-making. Let the angelic beauty of soprano Alexandra Oomens' voice soar around you, and revel in the luminous mezzo-soprano tones of rising star Anna Dowsley as she makes her Pinchgut debut. Joining them in this stellar line-up are tenor Richard Butler, Pinchgut favourite David Greco (baritone) and Andrew O'Connor (bass). 

Alongside Bach's jewel, Pinchgut Opera presents Telemann's Thunder Ode. Never before performed in Australia, this is one of Telemann's greatest masterpieces and a rousing work which calls forth the natural elements and celebrates the power of creation: a true showcase for the Orchestra of the Antipodes. An evening of sheer jubilation, uplifting elegance and grace.


Conductor Erin Helyard
   
Soprano Alexandra Oomens
Mezzo-soprano Anna Dowsley
Tenor Richard Butler
Baritone David Greco
Bass Andrew O’Connor

Orchestra of the Antipodes


Running time: approximately 2 hours, including one interval.


Sung in Latin and German without surtitles.

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