Danny Lucin + More

Sat
17 Feb
Melbourne Recital Centre
Melbourne
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La Compañia – The Baroque of Venice

Witness the sumptuous music of Italian masters brought to life with virtuosity and flair.

La Compañia unfailingly embodies repertoire with precision, flexibility, and vibrant 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.

Immerse yourself in the sumptuous and breathtaking music of the Italian masters as La Compañia takes listeners on a captivating journey to the Italian north. Performing the lavish music of Claudio Monteverdi along with the refined gems of his contemporaries, experience virtuosic songs with florid and expressive melodies dynamically woven with the new Baroque style. Joyfully adorned with masterful improvisations through their splendid period instruments, don’t miss La Compañia as they create the lush soundscape of an era that redefined musical artistry.

Praise for La Compañia

‘One seldom hears this repertoire as fresh and played with such musicality.’ – MDR Radio

‘Joyfully ornamented music with such security in style that is only achieved by the masters in the field.’ – Toccata Journal

‘Danny Lucin masters the cornetto with jazzistic flights of fancy.’ – Expresso Newspaper

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