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Brisbane Baroque Players - Chamber Music Concert

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by Karina Bryer (subscribe)
I'm a mother of four with two coeliac children. I'm always on the lookout for great gluten-free spots around Brisbane and feature gluten-free cooking in my blog: I'm also a muso and enjoy live music around town.
Fancy an afternoon of Baroque Delights?
Would you like to know what a Chalumeau is?
Like to listen to a Lute?
Dying to hear a dreamy dulcian?
Secretly harbouring a desire to hear the Sackbut?

Then take the opportunity to join Brisbane Baroque players for an intimate concert of Baroque Chamber Music in Wynnum on October 7th at 2pm. Performing on period instruments, these devoted lovers of music of the Baroque Era will bring to life these seldom heard, but beautiful instruments of the seventeenth century.

Brisbane Baroque Chamber Music
Sandy Chou and Jacqueline Webber play period instruments

Musicians from Brisbane Baroque Players, led by concertmaster Jacqueline Webber, will perform the music of both lesser and well-known seventeenth-century composers. Some of the composers on the program include Conti, Telemann, Purcell and Gabrieli. A mixture of quartet, trio, duet and solo instrumental and vocal works, this concert will be an entertaining selection of beautiful music sure to be enjoyed by both baroque aficionados and lovers of chamber music alike.

Brisbane Baroque Naomi Jowett
Final year University of Queensland student Naomi Jowett is guest Soprano

Featured soloist for the concert is soprano Naomi Jowett, who is currently completing her vocal studies at the University of Queensland. She will be singing a Cantata by Italian composer, Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, who was for a time, court composer in Vienna and who composed a number of operas.

Another delightful addition to the program will be the "Suite in G" for lute by Sylvius Leopold Weiss, performed by Joseph Meyers. Weiss was one of the most important and most prolific composers of lute music in the Baroque Era, as well as being one of the best-known and most technically accomplished lutenists of his day.

Lute Joseph Myers Brisbane Baroque
Joseph Myers will perform on Lute

Other items in the program include the Telemann Sonata for Flute in G Major performed on flauto traverso by Sandy Chou, Suite in B minor, Op.4 by Jacques Hotteterre arranged for two recorders, Ballet no. 1 from 4 Balets de village en trio, Op.52 by Boismortier and no 1 from Canzoni per Sonare - "La Spiritata' by Gabrielli, just to name a few.

The concert will be held at the Wynnum Municipal Hall, on the corner of Bay Terrace and Cedar Street, Wynnum. Ticket prices include afternoon tea and cost Adults $15, Seniors/Concessions $12, Members $10, Children $8. Bookings can be made by emailing or by phoning 07 3348 2369. To discover more about Brisbane Baroque Players, please visit their Website.
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Why? Beautiful Chamber Music performed on Baroque Instruments
When: 2pm
Phone: 07 3348 2369
Where: Wynnum Municipal Hall
Cost: Adults $15, Seniors/Concessions $12, Members $10, Children $8
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