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HANDEL: English traditions with Italian flair

  • Christ Church St Laurence 812 George St Sydney Australia (map)

            In this concert we put ourselves, The Muffat Collective, in the spotlight with a program built around the sublime music of George Frideric Handel. Works by Henry Purcell and Nicola Porpora compliment Handel's stunning trio sonatas and provide the perfect platform from which to admire The Collective's individual style and specialist baroque skills. Discover how the showy Neapolitan songs of Porpora and the extraordinary old world consorts of Purcell played a defining role in shaping the German expatriate’s time in England.

            Australia's predictably English colonial style of music-making in the early 20th Century explains why Handel is so dear to us today. Don't miss an opportunity to enjoy the uplifting music that made him one of our most celebrated composers.