La Compañia

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27 May
Melbourne Recital Centre

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La Compañia – Baroque of Mexico

The Baroque gateway to the Americas.

La Compañia unfailingly embodies repertoire with precision, flexibility and joyful musicality. The celebrated Renaissance band unearths some of the most beautiful and fascinating music of the 16th and early 17th centuries with virtuosity and flair. Directed by Danny Lucin the celebrated ensemble is recognised as Australia’s preeminent period instrument ensemble specialising in music of the Renaissance and early Baroque.

About the concert

Their performance in Elisabeth Murdoch Hall explores the Baroque gateway to the Americas, Mexico. It was a thriving hub of cultural connections where exhilarating and captivating music emerged. Folk traditions from a sophisticated and ancient culture artfully infused with the Baroque brilliance of the Iberian Peninsula is spiced with African rhythms.

This beautiful and fascinating music for singing and dancing will surprise and delight with mesmerising melodies and spellbinding rhythms. Join La Compañia, period experts in an epic journey to unearth baroque treasures of the New World.

Praise for La Compañia

‘Unfailingly enjoyable… La Compañia presents concerts that heighten expectations… this early music collective has dust-scattering bounce and clarity.’ The Age

COVID Safety

Melbourne Recital Centre is committed to the safety of our artists, staff and patrons. A range of public health, hygiene and physical distancing measures are currently in place. Click here to learn more.

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