Baroque Opera Gala
Saturday 6 January
Under the Marquee, St John the Evangelist
King Street Flinders
Join us under the stars for a sumptuous feast of French baroque music featuring internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Lotte Betts-Dean and Melbourne’s vibrant new baroque orchestra, Genesis Baroque.
Guest directed by the French conductor and harpsichordist, Martin Gester, this unforgettable program includes the glorious ‘Tristes apprêts” from Rameau’s Castor et Pollux, and Leclair’s Violin Concerto in C major performed by Genesis Baroque’s concertmaster and musical director, the superb Australian violinist Lucinda Moon.
Martin Gester – Harpsichord and guest director
Lotte Betts-Dean – mezzo-soprano