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A woman from the Australian Baroque wearing black sits in an armchair with a violin tucked under her arm, in front of a pink backdrop What to SEE: Australian Baroque
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What to SEE: Australian Baroque

28 February 2022

Over the past 12 months Australian Baroque has performed over 90 concerts to more than 30 000 people. Artistic director Helen Kruger reveals the vision behind the astoundingly popular new orchestra.

Reading time • 8 minutesMusic
Reading time • 7 minutesMusic
An orchestra is visible silhouetted against an big screen showing an image of a bright red solar flare Music to move the planets
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Music to move the planets

9 August 2021

Grab your popcorn and pull up a beanbag for Australian Baroque’s audiovisual tour of terrestrial and extra-terrestrial wonders, recommends Claire Coleman.

Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
Reading time • 5 minutesMusic
Café culture
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Café culture

1 February 2021

The humour and frivolity of Australian Baroque’s Coffee Cantata added up to a Fringe World high point for David Zampatti.

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
a group of musicians cluster around a harpsichord, wearing jeans and black shirts with a crowd looking on Pint-sized orchestra delivers a good brew
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Pint-sized orchestra delivers a good brew

31 October 2020

Large orchestral works in traditional concert halls might be out of the question but Sandra Bowdler discovers Bach in a brewery, thanks to the small and creative Australian Baroque ensemble.

Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
a group of 10 musicians with stringed instruments stand against a white background Have baroque, will travel
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Have baroque, will travel

26 October 2020

Performing in a brewery and private homes is one way a local baroque ensemble is finding fresh and new audiences. Ara Jansen talks to Australian Baroque to find out if they go together well.

Reading time • 7 minutesMusic
children sit on cushions watching six musicians and a narrator tell a story Baroque splendour makes a fun adventure
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Baroque splendour makes a fun adventure

30 September 2020

What do birds, ancient music and children have in common? Rosalind Appleby and junior reviewer Isabel Greentree find out in this resplendent AWESOME Festival show.

Reading time • 6 minutesMusic

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio