The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra is committed to bringing the unique Brandenburg sound of Baroque and early Classical music on period instruments to audiences around Australia. Although this world class ensemble reaches over 200,000 people through broadcasts of our concerts on ABC Classic FM, we also realise the value of bringing our unique brand of live music-making on period instruments, to regional areas.
Our ensemble of Brandenburg soloists, primarily made up of the Orchestra’s section leaders, is ideal for regional touring and enables us to present a high level of Baroque and Classical music performance in flexible and intimate settings. In addition to presenting subscription seasons in both Melbourne and Sydney, our Orchestra has engaged in regional touring to Townsville, Newcastle, Springwood, Dubbo, Coffs Harbour, Parramatta, Lismore, Bathurst, Griffith, Orange, Port Macquarie, Milton, Bundanoon, Kalgoorlie, and Bunbury.
In the Orchestra’s most recent regional concert in August 2010, seven Brandenburg musicians presented a 90 minute program with interval, including music by Purcell, Handel, Vivaldi and Telemann, lead by the Orchestra’s Artistic Director Paul Dyer AO on harpsichord.
For more enquiries please contact Bridget O’Brien, Deputy General Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org on (02) 9363 2899.
The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s soloists are:
Matthew Bruce period violin
Ben Dollman period violin
Jamie Hey period cello
Kirsty McCahon violone/double bass
Melissa Farrow period flute
Kirsten Barry period oboe
Tommie Andersson theorbo/baroque guitar/archlute
Paul Dyer harpsichord/organ