Sydney Festival 2014 – two Dutch performances

Apollo Ensemble

The Sydney Festival 2014 runs from 9-26 January and offers a huge range of performances, with two travelling from The Netherlands to take part.

La Voix Humaine is a billed as “one of the world’s greatest solo pieces”, with Halina Reijn from the Toneelgroep Amsterdam giving a 70 minute moving dialogue – in Dutch.  You can see a preview in the video below and shows are from the 9-13 January at 8pm.

Amsterdam’s Apollo Ensemble is regarded as one of Europe’s leading early music chamber music groups.  The concert is given in The Great Synagogue, one of Sydney’s most beautiful and fascinating heritage buildings and the ideal venue for the Ensemble to play rare treasures from the Etz Chaim Library in Amsterdam, which houses a splendid collection of Jewish music spanning several centuries.  With two performances on Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th January, this 90 minute experience promises a feast for the senses.

Attending either of these?  We’d love your comments below.

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