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510-642-9988
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Australian Chamber Orchestra: Haydn, Handel
31 ratings
4.6 average rating
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7 reviews
8 stars
attended Apr 26 2009

This was one of the most amazing concerts I have ever seen. The countertenor, Andreas Scholl was Mind-blowing, the tall man with amazing vocal range singing six Handal arias in perfect pitch!

DON'T miss this opportunity!

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424 reviews
456 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
56 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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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.

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