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Australian Haydn Ensemble Presents Die Stille Nacht

June 19, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

The Australian Haydn Ensemble presents Die Stille Nacht, (The Silent Night) featuring baritone David Greco, artistic director and leader Skye McIntosh and flautist Melissa Farrow.

This program of gems from the baroque era will tour NSW and the ACT and features music by Vivaldi, Telemann, Hasse and Biber, including two splendid works by Telemann, his solo cantata Der am Ölberg zagende Jesus, known as Die Stille Nacht (The Silent Night), and his Sonata à 6 in F minor for strings. Also on the program, Vivaldi’s Flute Concerto in G minor, known as ‘La Notte’ and selections from Biber’s Serenade à 5 Der Nachtwächeterlied. It will also be streamed on Australian Digital Concert Hall.

Read our review of the AHE’s last series.

The full program:

VIVALDI Concerto for strings in F major (RV 136)/ Concerto for Flute in G minor La Notte/ ‘Chi all copa’ from Armida al campo d’Egitto/ ‘Gelido in ogni vena’ from Farnace/ ‘Terrible e lo le scempio’ from La Silvia/ ‘Veni, me sequere fida’ from Juditha Triumphans
TELEMANN Selections from the cantata Der am Ölberg zagende Jesus (Die Stille Nacht)/ Sonata à 4 in A minor
HASSE Concerto for Flute in B minor
BIBER Selections from Serenade à 5 Der Nachtwächeterlied

PORT MACQUARIE Friday 16 June, 7 pm The Glasshouse

WYONG Sunday 18 June, 2 pm The Art House

SYDNEY Monday 19 June, 7 pm City Recital Hall


CANBERRA Thursday 22 June, 7 pm Wesley Music Centre, Forrest

BERRY Friday 23 June, 7 pm Berry Uniting Church

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS Saturday 24 June, 4 pm St. Jude’s Church, Bowral



City Recital Hall
2 Angel Place
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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