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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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Jonas Zschenderlein & Paul Dyer

BACH Nº 22
Jonas Zschenderlein & Paul Dyer perform the Prelude from JS Bach's Sonata in E minor for violin & continuo, BWV 1023

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Jonas Zschenderlein Baroque Violin

BACH Nº 21
Jonas Zschenderlein performs the Siciliana & Presto from JS Bach's Sonata No. 1 in G minor for solo violin, BWV 1001

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Marianne Yeomans Baroque Viola

BACH Nº 20
Marianne Yeomans performs the Sarabanda 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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Matthew Greco Baroque Violin

BACH Nº 19
Matthew Greco performs the Allemanda & Double from Partita No. 1 in B minor for solo violin, BWV 1002

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Mikaela Oberg Baroque Flute

BACH Nº 18
Mikaela Oberg performs the Allemande from JS Bach's Partita in A minor for solo flute, BWV 1013

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Tommie Andersson Gallichon

BACH Nº 17
Tommie Andersson performs the Double (from Sarabande) from Partita No. 1 in B minor for solo violin, BWV 1002, transcribed for Gallichon

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Ben Dollman Baroque Violin

BACH Nº 16
Ben Dollman performs the Largo & Allegro assai  from JS Bach's Sonata No. 3 in C major for solo violin, BWV 1005

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Monique O'Dea Baroque Viola

BACH Nº 15
Monique O’Dea performs the Tempo di Borea from Partita No. 1 in B minor for solo violin, BWV 1002, transcribed for viola in E minor

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Melissa Farrow Baroque Flute

BACH Nº 14
Melissa Farrow performs the Sarabande from JS Bach's Partita in A minor for solo flute, BWV 1013

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Paul Dyer Harpsichord

BACH Nº 13
Paul Dyer performs the Allemande from JS Bach's French Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV 815

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James Armstrong Baroque Violin

BACH Nº 12
James Armstrong performs 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 & 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 the Prelude No. 1 in C major & Improvisation, BWV 846 from JS Bach's The Well‑Tempered Clavier, Book 1

From Our Stage

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Higher Angels Excerpt

Watch an excerpt from the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's performance of Higher Angels at Sydney's City Recital Hall, recorded live on 24 April 2021.

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Mozart Flute Quartet No. 1 in D major

Watch Melissa Farrow, Rafael Font, Marianne Yeomans and Anton Baba perform Mozart's Flute Quartet No. 1 in D major, K 285 in this new performance for Brandenburg One.

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Boccherini String Trio in G major

Watch Rafael Font, Marianne Yeomans and Anton Baba perform Boccherini’s String Trio in G major, G 108, Op. 47 No. 2 in this new performance for Brandenburg One.

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Ayres & Graces Excerpt

Watch an excerpt from the Brandenburg Ensemble's 2020 concert Ayres & Graces, recorded live at City Recital Hall, Sydney in August 2020.

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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.

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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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Jonas Zschenderlein & Paul Dyer

In this interview, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s dynamic star of Bach's Universe, Jonas Zschenderlein, sits down with our Artistic Director Paul Dyer to discuss Bach, music and bikes. 

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Ben Dollman

In this interview, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s Principal Second Violin, Ben Dollman talks about the music of JS Bach, how he came to play the violin and more.

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Monique O'Dea

In this interview, Principal Viola, Monique O'Dea talks about the music of JS Bach, how she came to play the Viola and more.

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Joanna Butler

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

18m

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. 

14m

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!

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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.

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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