Saturday 16 May
3pm

The Marais Project

Baroque Songs & Interludes

For more than 20 years The Marais Project has presented fine music for the viola da gamba - the instrument so often compared to the human voice. In this concert artistic director Jenny Eriksson embarks on a musical tour of Europe featuring songs and instrumental works from five countries. In addition, the ensemble will premiere “Christchurch Monody” by Australian composer Gordon Kerry which was written as a response to the recent gun massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Adult $45, Concession $30, Student $20, Child $15

Approximately 1 hour 30 mins with intermission

Formed by Jennifer Eriksson in 2000, The Marais Project is a celebration of music for the viola da gamba inspired by Marin Marais, the great French virtuoso viola da gamba performer and composer. The Marais Project has released 7 CDs, toured widely in Australia and New Zealand. Press - Sumptuously recorded, (the CD’s) bass notes are as sonorous as the voice of a great baritone, the high ones diaphanous – Sydney Morning Herald - Under the curating of Jenny Eriksson the Marais Project continues to present unusual and engaging programs of first rate quality – ClassikON

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