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Early Music Collective Sydney Plays Baroque

May 2 @ 7:30 pm

The Early Music Collective Sydney proudly presents The Inspired JS Bach: Return from Lübeck, a night of musical enchantment featuring masterpieces from the Baroque era showcasing the timeless works of Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Schenck, Heinrich Schütz, and Dietrich Buxtehude, performed by some of the country’s most exceptional musicians.

The highlight of the evening will be Bach’s poignant Cantata Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106, also known as Actus Tragicus, a profoundly moving composition that will transport the audience to the heart of the Baroque period.

The program will also include recorder duets by Telemann, viola da gamba duets by Schenck, the motets of Schütz and the majestic organ works of Buxtehude.

The performers: Karen Carey and Susan Sukkar recorders, Shaun Ng, viola da gamba and theorbo, Ruby Brallier, viola da gamba Catherine Upex, violoncello, Joanna Butler, continuo organ, Kurt Ison, solo organ, Josie Ryan, soprano, Will Varga, countertenor
Richard Butler, tenor, David Greco, bass.

Read our review of Shaun Ng’s recording Mr De Machy Pieces de Violle.

Tickets $40/$30/$20, limited premium seats are available.


St Brigid’s Catholic Church
392 Marrickville Road
Marrickville, New South Wales 2204 Australia
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