Artistic Director of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer AO, has assembled an expansive string orchestra, along with his specialist choir and trailblazing young Australian countertenor to deliver Thomas Tallis’ England the first concert in the ensemble’s 2018 season. Emerging from the ranks of the Brandenburg Choir as a brilliant young alto, Max Riebl, aged just 22, starred in the 2013 Noël! Noël! concerts and has been a regular guest artist with the ensemble.
The programme: Gibbons Prelude in G Major/ Drop, drop slow tears (instrumental)/ The silver swan/Drop, drop slow tears/ Great Lord of Lords /Hosanna to the Son of David/ Byrd Ave verum corpus/ Purcell Overture from Abdelazer/ Rondeau from Abdelazer/ Cold Song from King Arthur/ Handel Concerto Grosso, Op. 6/7: I Largo & II Allegro/ Fammi combattere from Orlando/ Locke Curtain Tune/ Tallis Why fumeth in fight from Tunes for Archbishop Parker’s Psalter/ Agnus dei from Missa puer natus/ If ye love me/ Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
The performers: Paul Dyer AO, Artistic Director and Conductor/ Maximilian Riebl (Australia), Countertenor/ Australian Brandenburg Orchestra/ Brandenburg Choir
Tickets: Not publicised