Concert 2: Scottish & Irish Baroque

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the sydney consort

Scottish & Irish Baroque

This programme includes a rarely performed collection of baroque music from Ireland and Scotland. The rhythm of Irish jigs, sorrow and charismatic harmony performed on most prominent instruments – fiddle and flute with harpsichord (harp) flavour.

ENJOY MUSIC by

Turlough O’Carolan, Thomas Roseingrave, Burk Thumoth, James Oswald, Nathaniel Gow, William McGibbon among others

MUSICIANS

  • Amy Moore soprano
  • Julia Russoniello baroque violin
  • Stan W Kornel baroque violin
  • Monika Kornel harpsichord

BIOGRAPHY

SOLOISTS

Amy MOORE moved to Australia from the UK in 2015, having led a successful career as a soloist and ensemble singer, focusing particularly on early and contemporary music. She performed solo radio broadcast with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The Gabrieli Consort, the RTE, the Bochumer Symphoniker and the Hanover Band.

Amy has sung with virtually all the leading UK ensembles, particularly enjoying small-scale performances of major works-such voice performances of Messiah and the St Matthew Passion with (respectively) the Early Opera Company and the Dunedin Consort. With Gallicantus Amy has performed and recorded reconstructed Renaissance works with single voices.

Her work with highly respected vocal ensemble EXAUDI included many premieres. From 2012-14 Amy sang in Norway's Edvard Grieg Kor, where she took the roles of Mrs Paskova in Janacek's.


Sydney-based violinist Julia RUSSONIELLO holds a Bachelor of Music with honours and a Masters of Music from Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Specialising in historical performance, Julia has studied with eminent historical performance pedagogues Rachael Beesley. Marina Robinson and Neal Peres Da Costa and has performed in masterclasses for Stephano Montenari, Federico Gugliemo and Catherine McIntosh. Julia performs with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra, Sydney Philharmonia Orchestra, Salut! Baroque, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Bach Akademie Australia, the Golden Age Quartet and has been recorded live for ABC Classics and Fine Music 102.5.