IRONWOOD

 

Ironwood is an Australian-based ensemble, committed to exploring music of the baroque, classical and romantic periods on early string and keyboard instruments.

 

The ensemble was established in 2006 as a flexible group of players, drawing on a wealth of experience from across the globe. The members are some of Australia’s most respected early and contemporary chamber musicians.

 

Ironwood believe that historically informed performance should be complemented with new material and has an active commissioning program for music on early instruments.

 

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Sunday 20 November 2016

 

Ironwood’s 10th Anniversary Concert Celebration

Brahms CD & 2017 Season Launch

 

In 2016 Ironwood Chamber Ensemble celebrates 10 years committed to exploring historically informed performance of repertoire from baroque, classical and romantic eras on period instruments. We are thrilled to present this series and celebrate musical friendships and 10 years of music making, exploring and sharing the music we love.

 

 

Elgar's Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 84

Robin Wilson (violin), Rachael Beesley (violin), Simon Oswell (viola), Daniel Yeadon (cello), Neal Peres Da Costa (piano)

 

 

5pm – Fundraising Event with special concert performance

 

Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Recital Hall East, Conservatorium Rd, Sydney

 

Adult $40, Concessions (including pensioners) $25, Students/children $10

RECORDINGS

MOZART

STOLEN BEAUTIES

Ironwood with Anneke Scott

 

Acclaimed Australian period-instrument ensemble Ironwood and internationally renowned horn player Anneke Scott present a disc celebrating the music of Mozart, and exploring the composers who were seduced by its beauty, inspired by its innovation – and who crafted their own music around its most sublime moments.

 

BRAHMS

TONES OF ROMANTIC EXTRAVAGANCE

 

Australian period-instrument Ironwood shines new light on two of the most popular chamber works of the Romantic era, revealing the passion, power and intimate beauty of Brahms as they perform on the instruments the composer knew and loved.

 

PURCELL HANDEL

Miriam Allan - Ironwood

 

This beautifully packaged CD contains a stunning collection of English works performed by Australia’s premiere period chamber ensemble, Ironwood and the magnetic UK-based soprano, Miriam Allan. Featuring best-selling tracks such as Music for a While, If Love’s a Sweet Passion and Fairest Isle by Purcell, and chamber works by Handel including Silete venti.

 

THE BACH ALBUM

Diana Doherty - Oboe

with Ironwood

 

Johann Sebastian Bach wrote sublime music for the oboe; here it is performed by Australia’s leading early music experts Ironwood, featuring our own world-renowned Diana Doherty, one of our most charismatic performers (and one of ABC Classics’ best-selling artists!).

 

This uplifting album is enhanced by a bonus DVD.

 

Ironwood is an Australian-based ensemble, committed to exploring music of the baroque, classical and romantic periods on early string and keyboard instruments.