Australian Haydn Ensemble

The Australian Haydn Ensemble presents a thrilling program of Handel and Mozart arias from Agrippina, The Magic Flute and Marriage of Figaro.

Formed from a group of dedicated musicians with national and international experience, the Australian Haydn Ensemble has rapidly claimed a place among Australia’s finest period orchestras and chamber music groups.

The ensemble presents a thrilling program of Handel and Mozart arias from Agrippina, The Magic Flute and Marriage of Figaro, along with Haydn’s London Symphony in an historical chamber arrangement, featuring internationally acclaimed Canadian Soprano, Stefanie True and Australian Baritone Simon Lobelson.

…something of a jewel in the national period instrument crown. – Limelight Magazine

David Greco, who was initially part of the Australian Haydn Ensemble concert program at The Joan is unable to perform due to health reasons, however we are delighted to announce Simon Lobelson, an Australian baritone of international acclaim, as his replacement. The program will remain the same.

Standard $60

Concession $55

Student $20

Under 30s $30

OR SUBSCRIBE & SAVE!

Stefanie True regularly performs throughout Europe and North America. Recent solo highlights include the role of Poppea at Händel’s Agripinna at The Grange Festival,  Bach cantatas with the Luthers Bach Ensemble conducted by Ton Koopman, Purcell’s King Arthur with Vox Luminis, Celia in Händel’s Lucio Silla at the International Handel Festspiele Göttingen, Handel’s Dixit Dominus with Il Gardellino, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater in San Francisco with Voices of Music, the title role in Händel’s Theodora with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with Harry Bicket conducting, Second Woman at Dido and Aeneas at Carnegie Hall with Les Violons du Roy conducted by Richard Egarr, Amor Profano at Scarlatti’s San Casimiro , Re di Polonia with the Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra and Michal at Händel’s Saul with the Freiburger Bachchor.

Simon Lobelson has performed more than 75 operatic roles from the lyric to the dramatic, with such companies as the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, English National Opera, Opera Australia, Young Vic, Pinchgut Opera, and Canberra International Music Festival. His roles have included Amfortas, Escamillo, Rigoletto, Alberich, Nick Shadow, Marcello, Ford, Germont, Figaro, Michele, and Don Alfonso. He has worked with such renowned directors as Jean-Claude Auvray, Patrick Nolan, Ian Judge, John Copley, Bruno Ravella, Melly Still, Cheryl Barker and Jude Kelly.

Born in Sydney of Egyptian parents and brought up in Brussels, Simon Lobelson gained his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney and completed his Opera Diploma with distinction at The Royal College of Music on scholarship. He undertook further studies with Sir Donald McIntyre, and continued his career in the United Kingdom for 9 years. He is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, and has since worked as a soloist in Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, Asia, the UK and Europe.

He has performed almost all the mainstream oratorio repertoire, and recent oratorio appearances have included Sydney Opera House, Queen Elizabeth Hall, St. Johns Smith Square, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Sydney Town Hall and with the London Mozart Players, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, English Chamber Orchestra, Israel Camerata and the Lucerne Festival under such conductors as Pierre Boulez, Charles Dutoit, Daniel Reuss, Reinbert de Leeuw, Richard Bonynge, Simon Halsey and Paul McCreesh.

  • Friday, Apr 20 2018 7:30pm

Formed from a group of dedicated musicians with national and international experience, the Australian Haydn Ensemble has rapidly claimed a place among Australia’s finest period orchestras and chamber music groups.

The ensemble presents a thrilling program of Handel and Mozart arias from Agrippina, The Magic Flute and Marriage of Figaro, along with Haydn’s London Symphony in an historical chamber arrangement, featuring internationally acclaimed Canadian Soprano, Stefanie True and Australian Baritone Simon Lobelson.

…something of a jewel in the national period instrument crown. – Limelight Magazine

David Greco, who was initially part of the Australian Haydn Ensemble concert program at The Joan is unable to perform due to health reasons, however we are delighted to announce Simon Lobelson, an Australian baritone of international acclaim, as his replacement. The program will remain the same.

Standard $60

Concession $55

Student $20

Under 30s $30

OR SUBSCRIBE & SAVE!

Stefanie True regularly performs throughout Europe and North America. Recent solo highlights include the role of Poppea at Händel’s Agripinna at The Grange Festival,  Bach cantatas with the Luthers Bach Ensemble conducted by Ton Koopman, Purcell’s King Arthur with Vox Luminis, Celia in Händel’s Lucio Silla at the International Handel Festspiele Göttingen, Handel’s Dixit Dominus with Il Gardellino, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater in San Francisco with Voices of Music, the title role in Händel’s Theodora with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with Harry Bicket conducting, Second Woman at Dido and Aeneas at Carnegie Hall with Les Violons du Roy conducted by Richard Egarr, Amor Profano at Scarlatti’s San Casimiro , Re di Polonia with the Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra and Michal at Händel’s Saul with the Freiburger Bachchor.

Simon Lobelson has performed more than 75 operatic roles from the lyric to the dramatic, with such companies as the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, English National Opera, Opera Australia, Young Vic, Pinchgut Opera, and Canberra International Music Festival. His roles have included Amfortas, Escamillo, Rigoletto, Alberich, Nick Shadow, Marcello, Ford, Germont, Figaro, Michele, and Don Alfonso. He has worked with such renowned directors as Jean-Claude Auvray, Patrick Nolan, Ian Judge, John Copley, Bruno Ravella, Melly Still, Cheryl Barker and Jude Kelly.

Born in Sydney of Egyptian parents and brought up in Brussels, Simon Lobelson gained his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney and completed his Opera Diploma with distinction at The Royal College of Music on scholarship. He undertook further studies with Sir Donald McIntyre, and continued his career in the United Kingdom for 9 years. He is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, and has since worked as a soloist in Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, Asia, the UK and Europe.

He has performed almost all the mainstream oratorio repertoire, and recent oratorio appearances have included Sydney Opera House, Queen Elizabeth Hall, St. Johns Smith Square, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Sydney Town Hall and with the London Mozart Players, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, English Chamber Orchestra, Israel Camerata and the Lucerne Festival under such conductors as Pierre Boulez, Charles Dutoit, Daniel Reuss, Reinbert de Leeuw, Richard Bonynge, Simon Halsey and Paul McCreesh.

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