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Baroque Opera Gala
Sat. 7 January 2017, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm AEDT
It’s our 10th Festival, and we are celebrating Peninsula-style! Experience baroque opera’s most exquisite masterpieces under the summer evening sky.
Superb mezzo-soprano Sally-Anne Russell and outstanding baritone David Greco take to the stage with an ensemble of Australia’s finest early music specialists.
Revel in works by Purcell, Handel, Monteverdi and Vivaldi, including Dido’s Lament, Lascia la spina, and extracts from L’Orfeo and The Faerie Queene.
A selection of Peninsula wines will be available for sale (sorry, no BYO). A gourmet BBQ will be available or bring your own picnic.
Sally-Anne Russell, mezzo-soprano
David Greco, voice
Julia Fredersdorff & Lizzy Welsh, Baroque violin
Laura Vaughan, viola da gamba and lirone
Natasha Kraemer, cello
Hannah Lane, triple harp
Nick Pollock, theorbo