The Badinerie Players

Brisbane's Ensemble for Baroque Music on Original Instruments

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2014 dates


A concert to accompany the exhibition, “Five Centuries of Melancholia”

University of Queensland Art Museum

2pm, 28 September 2014

Presented in partnership with the UQ Node, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions

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Three instrumental pieces                                          Josquin des Prez (c. 1450–1521)

Cela sans plus 
Mille Regretz
En L'ombre d'un buissonnet 

The seven Lachrimæ Pavans                                 John Dowland (1563–1626)

Lachrimæ Antiquæ (Old tears)
Lachrimæ Antiquæ Novæ (Old tears renewed)
Lachrimæ Gementes (Sighing tears)
Lachrimæ Tristes (Sad tears)
Lachrimæ Coactæ (Forced tears)
Lachrimæ Amantis (A Lover's tears)
Lachrimæ Veræ (True tears)

Tombeau pour Mr. de Ste. Colombe                      Marin Marais (1656–1728)

Lamento sopra la morte Ferdinandi III                  Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (c. 1620–1680)

The Badinerie Players, on original instruments of the Baroque period:

Wayne Brennan, Chen Yang, violins
Nicholas Tomkin, Raquel Bastos, violas
Michael O’Loghlin, viola da gamba
Joseph Meyers, lute and theorbo

Antonio Vivaldi, The Four Seasons

Soloist: Wayne Brennan,

with the expanded Badinerie Players, on original instruments

Narrator: Tama Matheson

2.30 pm, Sunday 25 May, at St John's Cathedral, 373 Ann St, Brisbane

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C. P. E. Bach commemoration

“He is the father, we are the children.” (Mozart)

“One must play from the soul, and not like a trained singing bird” (C. P. E. Bach)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788): 300 years

This year we celebrate the 300th anniversary of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, the greatest of J. S. Bach’s sons and the finest composer of his generation. Revered in his own time, Bach was almost forgotten in the 19th century, but his innovative genius has once again been recognised.

Performance 1: First orchestral performance in Australia of Bach’s oratorio

The Resurrection and Ascension of Jesus

St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane
Sunday 4 May at 2pm.

Shelli Hulcombe, soprano
Gregory Massingham, tenor
Shaun Brown, bass
Brisbane Chamber Choir (Director Graeme Morton)
Pulse Chamber Orchestra (director Patrick Murphy)
Michael O'Loghlin, conductor

Performance 2: a concert of chamber music by J. S. Bach, CPE Bach and his circle.

Rosalind Halton, harpsichord
Meredith Beardmore, baroque flute
The Badinerie Players, on original instruments

Thursday 8 May at 8pm
Nickson Room, School of Music
Level 4, Zelman Cowen Building (51)
University of Queensland

C. P. E. Bach, Sonata for flute and cembalo obbligato in D, Wq83, H505 (1747?)
J. G. Janitsch, Quartet in G minor, O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden
C. P. E. Bach, Sonata for cembalo obbligato, violin and cello in A minor, Wq90/1, H522 (1775)
C. P. E. Bach, Harpsichord concerto in G, Wq4, H406 (soloist: Rosalind Halton) (1738)
C. P. E. Bach, Morning Song at the Feast of Creation (Klopstocks Morgengesang am Schöpfungsfeste), Wq239, H779 (1783)

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Single concert $35, concession $25. Subscription to both concerts $60 and $40.