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Meet the Brandenburg

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Welcome to Brandenburg One

Brandenburg One is the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's inventive new digital stage. Click the image above of Artistic Director Paul Dyer to hear about the stunning new Bach Series  and more. After Paul's message, scroll down the page and slide across the video carousels to discover more.

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About Period Instruments

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra specialises in historically informed performance of early music on period instruments.  Click the image above of Joanna Butler tuning the harpsichord or scroll down the page and slide across the video carousels to discover more.

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Meet the Orchestra

Meet the musicians of the ARIA award-winning Australian Brandenburg Orchestra. Discover more about your favourite Brandenburg musicians in a series of entertaining profiles. Click the image above of the orchestra or scroll down the page and slide across the video carousels to discover more.

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Meet the Choir

Meet the musicians of the critically acclaimed Brandenburg Choir. Discover more about your favourite Brandenburg singers in a series of engaging profiles. A short video about our choir will be available soon. For now, scroll down the page and slide across the video carousels to discover more.

Bach Series

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Available 4 Dec

BACH Nº 12
Don't miss James Armstrong perform the Preludio from JS Bach's Partita No. 3 in E major for solo violin, BWV 1006

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Monique O'Dea Baroque Viola

BACH Nº 11
Monique O'Dea performs the Double (from Sarabande) from JS Bach's Partita No. 1 in B minor for solo violin, BWV 1002, transcribed for viola in E minor

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Joanna Butler Harpsichord

BACH Nº 10
Joanna Butler performs the Sarabande from JS Bach's English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV 808

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Matthew Greco Baroque Violin

BACH Nº 9
Matthew Greco performs the Allegro from Sonata No. 2 in A minor for solo violin, BWV 1003

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Anthea Cottee Baroque Cello

BACH Nº 8
Anthea Cottee performs the Courante and Sarabande from JS Bach's Suite No. 1 in G major for solo cello, BWV 1007

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Mikaela Oberg Baroque Flute

BACH Nº 7
Mikaela Oberg performs the Corrente from JS Bach's Partita in A minor for solo flute, BWV 1013

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Marianne Yeomans Baroque Viola

BACH Nº 6
Marianne Yeomans performs the Allemanda from JS Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor for solo violin, BWV 1004, transcribed for viola in G minor

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Rafael Font Baroque Violin

BACH Nº 5
Rafael Font performs the Grave & Fuga from JS Bach's Sonata No. 2 in A minor for solo violin, BWV 1003

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Anthea Cottee Baroque Cello

BACH Nº 4
Anthea Cottee performs the Allemande from JS Bach's Suite No. 1 in G major for solo cello, BWV 1007

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Melissa Farrow Baroque Flute

BACH Nº 3
Melissa Farrow performs the Bourée Anglaise from JS Bach's Partita in A minor for solo flute, BWV 1013

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Tommie Andersson Gallichon

BACH Nº 2
Tommie Andersson performs the Sarabande from JS Bach's Partita No. 1 in B minor for solo violin, BWV 1002, transcribed for Gallichon

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Paul Dyer Harpsichord

BACH Nº 1
Paul Dyer performs Prelude No. 1 in C major & Improvisation from JS Bach's Well‑Tempered Clavier, BWV 846

From Our Stage

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Lully Prologue: Ouverture

Watch the Brandenburg Ensemble perform Jean-Baptiste Lully's bold and majestic Prologue: Ouverture to Cadmus et Hermione, LWV 49 as a part of the concert series Ayres & Graces.

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Countertenor Arias

Described by The Guardian UK as "an impressive Handelian, with a thrilling top register", countertenor Russell Harcourt accompanied by Heidi Jones on harpsichord/chamber organ, performs four arias by Handel, Vivaldi and Porpora.

26m

Noël! Noël!

Watch an uplifting excerpt from the Brandenburg's much-loved Christmas concert Noël! Noël! starring soprano Madison Nonoa and the Brandenburg Choir. 

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Cannabich Sinfonia

Watch the Brandenburg deliver a spirited performance of Cannabich's Sinfonia in E‑flat major from the acclaimed concert series Haydn, Mozart & Friends.

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Mozart Harmoniemusik

Watch the Brandenburg wind players perform Mozart's Harmoniemusik of Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384 from the concert series Haydn, Mozart & Friends.

In Conversation

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Coming Soon

In this interview, harpsichordist Joanna Butler talks about the music of JS Bach, how she came to play the harpsichord and more.

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Paul Dyer & Russell Harcourt

In this special interview hear from Artistic Director Paul Dyer and soloist Russell Harcourt as they discuss singing, castrati, opera and the history of the countertenor voice. 

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Matthew Greco

In this interview, Baroque violinist Matthew Greco talks about performing the music of JS Bach, how he came to play the violin and more.

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Michael Hassett

Look behind the curtain and hear from the Video Director of the Bach Series in an insightful interview filled with candid shots of Brandenburg musicians working alongside one of the leading video technology and production companies for entertainment in Australia, TDC.

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Marianne Yeomans

In this insightful interview, Marianne Yeomans reminisces how her sister helped awaken her passion for Baroque music and her affinity with JS Bach's solo works. She also fields your fabulous audience questions!

15m

Mikaela Oberg

Enjoy a very special in-depth interview with Mikaela Oberg about all things Baroque flute, the music of JS Bach and how she met her partner and fellow musician Rafael Font.

13m

Rafael Font

In this insightful interview we chat to Rafael Font about his journey to becoming a professional musician, the first piece of Bach that he ever learned and three things that he would never leave home without.

18m

Anthea Cottee

In a special at-home conversation, Baroque cello Anthea Cottee talks about her first performance for the Bach Series, her journey as a cellist and her insights as a psychologist on the healing qualities of music.

 

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Melissa Farrow

In an engaging interview, Principal Baroque Flute/Recorder Melissa Farrow talks about her journey becoming a professional musician, her affinity with the music of JS Bach and what she would do if she found a ten million dollar lottery ticket.

 

12m

Tommie Andersson

In a fascinating conversation, Principal Theorbo/Baroque Guitar Tommie Andersson talks about his past life as a Swedish rockstar, demonstrates three of his favourite lutes and proposes a burning question to ask JS Bach if they bumped into each other at the pub.

 

21m

Paul Dyer

In an entertaining interview, Artistic Director Paul Dyer discusses his journey that sparked the magic of the Brandenburg, his lifelong passion for JS Bach, and putting on the perfect dinner party.

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Craig Hill

Basset Clarinet Craig Hill discusses his lifelong love affair with the clarinet, demonstrates his rare instrument and performs an excerpt from Mozart's sublime Concerto for basset clarinet in A major, K 622

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Silvana Azzi Heras

In a wide-ranging conversation, renowned Australian designer Silvana Azzi Heras discusses her imaginative collaboration with Paul Dyer on the Brandenburg One Bach Series