Dinner with the Bachs*
The Muses’ Delight with Donald Nicolson (harpsichord)
A musical vignette of the conversations around the Bach family dinner table. Exploring chamber music by four of the Bach sons, interspersed with solo JS Bach movements, hear the duality of family resemblance and individuality, of generational differences and a family dynasty.
*An auditory feast only! Delicious wine available pre-show and at the interval thanks to the Tempo Rubato bar.
8pm Sunday 15 August
34 Breese St, Brunswick
Tickets $22, available 1 August from www.temporubato.com.au/
The Muses’ Delight with Katie Yap (viola) & Donald Nicolson (harpsichord)
Discover the musical colours and styles that flourished throughout Europe during the tumultuous revolutionary era. From François Devienne’s fateful Paris of 1789, the ensemble travels through the expressive world of C.P.E. Bach’s Hamburg, Beethoven’s passionate Vienna and fashionable London with music by Ferdinand Ries. Serenading us with Beethoven’s infinitely charming Notturno and the dramatic elegance of Bach’s Quartet, the ensemble immerses us in the musical delights that came out of this exceptional chapter of history.
6pm Thursday 11 November
Melbourne Recital Centre
31 Sturt St, Southbank
Tickets $40 ($29 Concession)
Italians on Tour: Baroque Chamber Music
The Muses' Delight with Peter Hagen (harpsichord)
Hear how the popular Italian-style spread throughout 18th-century Europe through composers such as Locatelli, Sammartini, Platti & more
4pm Sunday 16 May
Salon Concerts at Broadford