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The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra is delighted to welcome you back to the concert hall and online for a very special concert series, Ayres & Graces

Celebrating chamber music from the English and French Baroque, Ayres & Graces is directed by Principal Baroque Flute/Recorder Melissa Farrow and lead by an ensemble of Brandenburg musicians performing on an eclectic combination of period instruments.

Be enthralled by music from the French Baroque performed uniformly in the style of Jean-Baptiste Lully, before stepping out into the centre of eighteenth-century London in a program brimming with the sounds that attracted entrepreneurial musicians such as George Frideric Handel to the city.

Set to a dream world of colour and sound with a stage-wide LED screen illuminated with imagery curated by Australian designer Silvana Azzi Heras, we welcome you to join us for our socially distanced performances in Sydney’s City Recital Hall this October or online for the digital première at 5pm on Sunday 1 November.

We are dedicated to ensuring a safe environment for all and additional health and safety guidelines will be in place throughout this concert series. 

A maximum of 400 tickets for each performance are available to purchase to ensure social distancing. Temperature checks will occur on entry and there will be increased hygiene protocols throughout the venue. 

To read more about the health and safety measures in place for this performance, please click here.

Sunday 1 November 5pm
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Details are correct at time of publication 

  • Lully
    Prologue: Ouverture To Cadmus Et Hermione, LWV 49
    Pourquoy Doux Rossignols From Airs Et Brunettes
    Curtain Tune On A Ground From Timon Of Athens, Z 632
    Strawberries And Cream From The English Dancing Master (1657)
    Excerpts From Berenice, Regina D’egitto, HWV 38
  • Melissa Farrow
    Baroque flute/recorder
    Mikaela Oberg
    Baroque flute/recorder
    Rafael Font
    Baroque violin
    Marianne Yeomans
    Baroque viola
    Anton Baba
    Baroque cello/viola da gamba
    Tommie Andersson
    Theorbo/Baroque guitar