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Van Diemen´s Band
Julia Fredersdorff (Violin), Jennifer Owen (Violin), Martin Penicka (Cello), Hannah Lane (Baroque Triple Harp)

Baroque Bonanza

Van Diemen´s Band

Programme:

  • Trio Sonata in D, Op.3, No.2 – Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
  • Trio Sonata in A major opus 3. No 12 – Evaristo Felice Dall´Abaco (1675-1742)
  • Trio Sonata in G minor, Op.2, No.6 – Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
  • Trio Sonata in G, Op.4, No.10 – Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
  • Trio Sonata in G minor Opus 2 No. 6 HWV 391 – George Handel (1685-1759)
  • Trio Sonata in D minor, RV 63 'La Folia' – Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Sunday 17 November 2019, 3pm
Kettering Community Hall
Tickets available at the door $15 (cash only)
Stay for the post-concert afternoon tea, meet and chat with the musicians.

Julia Fredersdorff

Thompson Kerry Melbourne-born violinist Julia Fredersdorff studied baroque violin with Lucinda Moon at the Victorian College of the Arts, before travelling to The Netherlands to study with Enrico Gatti at The Royal Conservatorium in The Hague. Based in Paris for almost ten years, Julia freelanced with some of the finest European ensembles, such as Les Talens Lyriques, Les Folies Françoises, Le Concert d'Astrée, Le Parlement de Musique, Ensemble Matheus, Les Paladins, Il Complesso Barocco, New Dutch Academy, Ensemble Aurora and Bach Concentus.
Now resident again in Australia, Julia performs regularly as concertmaster for the Orchestra of the Antipodes and is the Artistic Director of the Tasmanian baroque ensemble, Van Diemen's Band. She is a founding member of period string quartet Ironwood, and the twice ARIA-nominated baroque trio, Latitude 37 and a core-member of Ludovico's Band.
Julia has participated in CD recordings for Virgin Classics, Deutsche Grammaphon, Accent, Accord, Na(:ive, Erato, Passacaille, Ambronay, ABC Classics, Vexations840 and Tall Poppies. She teaches baroque violin at the Conservatorium's of Sydney, Hobart and Melbourne.

Jennifer Owen

Thompson Kerry Currently Principal First Violin of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Jennifer Owen has worked professionally as Principal Second Violin of the Houston Symphony (from 1999-2015), previously as Principal First Violin and Acting Associate Concertmaster of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (1996-99) and as Associate Concertmaster of the Richardson Symphony, Texas (1992-93).
She has performed as Acting Principal First Violin with the Melbourne Symphony and as a member of the second violin section for the last two seasons of the Australian World Orchestra. During her time in the United States she played in many summer music festivals including Santa Fe Opera, Grand Tetons Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Bravo! Colorado, Strings in the Mountains, and Park City Music Festival.
Jennifer has appeared as soloist with the Tasmanian Symphony, the Houston Symphony and the Riverside Symphony in New York City. As a chamber musician Jennifer has most recently performed with Virtuosi Tasmania and for the 2016 Dark MOFO Festival. In the US she was a regular guest on Faculty chamber concerts at both Rice University and the University of Houston, and appeared on concerts for the Society of Modern Music, and the St Cecilia Chamber Music Series.

Martin Penicka

Thompson Kerry Martin studied with Lois Simpson and Julian Smiles at the Australian Institute of Music. He graduated in 2002 with the degree of Bachelor of Music (Performance) with first class honours. During his studies, he played in many chamber ensembles, most notably with the award-winning Con Brio Trio. In 1999 Martin Penicka took part in a tour to the USA organised by the Performing Arts Unit to complement the Art Express exhibition in the Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC.
A solo artist in the Symphony Australia Conducting Program in 2001, Martin Penicka has been a casual member of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. He was a semi-finalist in the 2004 Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards and the 2MBS FM Young Performers Award. Martin Penicka has been an ANAM Academy Musician at the Australian National Academy of Music. In 2006 and 2007, Martin was involved in the Sydney Symphony fellowship program. Martin joined the TSO in August 2008.
Martin regularly plays in chamber music ensembles around Tasmania and has appeared on several ABC classic FM Sunday Live Broadcasts.

Hannah Lane

Thompson Kerry A ‘rising young star of early harps’, Hannah Lane is the leading Australian exponent of the rare baroque triple harp. Hannah studied modern harp with Alice Giles and historical performance practice with Geoffrey Lancaster graduating with high distinction. Thanks to the support of the Australia Council for the Arts, Hannah commenced specialisation in historical harp in 2014 with the guidance of renowned exponents Andrew Lawrence-King and Maria Christina Cleary. As a continuo player Hannah performs regularly with the leading Australian early music ensembles including the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Pinchgut Opera, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Latitude 37, Ludovico’s Band, and Van Diemen's Band. She has recorded on baroque harp for ABC Classics and Obsidian Records (UK) and has performed at international festivals including the Spoleto Festival (Italy), Urbino Musica Antica Festival, Adelaide Festival, and the Canberra International Music Festival. She co-directs Ensemble 642 with the lutenist Nicholas Pollock, dedicated to exploring the art of basso continuo. From 2017—2019 Hannah was based in Italy to pursue postgraduate studies in historical harp under the tutelage of Maria Christina Cleary and Mara Galassi. She has performed in the UK, Poland, and throughout Italy with ensembles such as {oh!} Orkiestra historyczna, Concerto Romano (dir. Alessandro Quarta), Lux Musicae London, the Reate Festival Baroque Ensemble, I Madrigali Estensi, and the Orchestra Nazionale Barocca dei Conservatori Italiani, an ensemble comprised of the top students of early music in Italy.

Kerry Thompson – Artist

Thompson Kerry Glover finalist, Kerry Thompson, has been a successful cartoonist (including for The Sydney Morning Herald), illustrator, and author for over 30 years under her nom de plume, "Kerry Millard". Kerry has twice been voted best Single Gag Cartoon Artist by the Australian Cartoonists' Association. She has also written two books, has illustrated over 30, including one named Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year (Younger Readers), one which was turned into a feature film in which Kerry appears for 2 seconds (on set she was kissed by a sea lion and hugged by Jodie Foster), and two which have been translated into over 20 languages. In 2008 Kerry began exploring with acrylics on canvas, leaping into a search for new ways of freezing moments in paint. Colour plays a large part in her work which varies widely in style.

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