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Jordi Savall, Hesperion xxi & Tembembe Ensamble Continuo

  • Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 - 7:30PM

Presented by Perth Festival

Jordi Savall brings his extraordinary ensemble of early music specialists, Hespèrion XXI and Mexico’s Tembembe Ensamble Continuo for a rousing program of dance music that masterfully mixes 15th and 16th century European music, indigenous Mexican and Latin American sounds and contemporary improvisations. Performing on historical Renaissance instruments and those from popular folk tradition, these virtuoso musicians create an atmosphere that is more like a party than a performance – full of rich colour, rhythm and a joyous sense of spontaneity.

Running Times

Start: 7:30pm
Interval: 8:20pm (20 mins)
Finish: 9:30pm 

Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.

Pre-concert Talk

Hosted by Yarmila Alfonzetti | 6:30pm

Yarmila Alfonzetti has been the Chief Executive Officer of Sydney Youth Orchestras since 2015. Immediately prior to this she was Head of External Relations for the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She has also spent seven years as the Head of Classical Music at Sydney Opera House and her ongoing annual chamber music program, the Utzon Music Series at Sydney Opera House, is now in its 11th year.

Yarmila sits on the Helpmann Classical & Opera Panel, the Australian Chamber Orchestra Peer Review Panel and the Board of the MARCS Institute of Brain Development at Western Sydney University. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Musicology (Hons), and a Masters of Project Management from the University of Sydney. When she is not listening to music, thinking about music or talking about music, Yarmila likes to argue with her three acerbic adult daughters and practice yoga.

Additional Ticketing Information

Concessions apply to:
Children 16 years and under
Health Care Card Holders
Full Time Students (receive the concession price in A-Reserve - please see separate Student Prices in B & C Reserves)


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