Upcoming Events

Rameau Concertos

Sunday 13 November 2022 3pm
The Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels,
136 Yarra Street, Geelong, VIC 3220

Rameau to captivate and transcend.

In 1741 Rameau published five chamber works for harpsichord, violin and viola da gamba. To each work he gave the title ‘concert’, the Frnch equivalent of the Italian ‘concerto’. Enchanting the ear with endless variety and novelty, the works are harpsichord concertos whose orchestral component has been reduced to an absolute minimum of one treble instrument and one bass instrument.

A celebration of people, characters, places and popular dance, their performance featuring a mid-18th-century French harpsichord made by William Dowd of Boston in 1976 will captivate and transcend.

Elizabeth Welsh violin
Laura Vaughan viola da gamba
Jacqueline Ogeil harpsichord

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