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Unsure of the current parking lot situation, I parked up on Oxford St near Hearst and walked over.
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Australian Chamber Orchestra: Haydn, Handel
31 ratings
4.6 average rating
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800 events
412 reviews
345 stars
attended Apr 26 2009

This orchestra was amazing. So precise and perfect. I imagine they spend tons of hours rehearsing and it certainly shows. I personally did not really enjoy the male singer even though he did a beautiful job and everyone loved him. He just...continued

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Maria Red Velvet
53 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 26 2009

The musicians are fabulous. The singer is superb! Overall, it was a very enjoyable afternoon.

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aju
198 events
55 reviews
15 stars
attended Apr 26 2009

This is an unknown and extraordinary group. The counter-tenor was terrific and the chamber orchestra play extremely well together.

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Description

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Richard Tognetti, artistic director & leader

with Andreas Scholl, countertenor

Under the visionary leadership of violinist Richard Tognetti, this vibrant young seventeen member ensemble of virtuoso musicians embodies the bold and adventurous spirit of Australia. In performances at home, around the world, and on numerous recordings, the Australian Chamber Orchestra has developed a devoted international following with a repertoire that spans four centuries.

Program:

Haydn/Symphony No. 44 in E Minor (Trauer)

Handel/selected arias

Smalley/Footwork (U.S. premiere performances)

Haas (arr. Tognetti)/From the Monkey Mountains Suite

Photo credit: Stephen Oxenbury.