La Compañia formed in 1997 to perform music of the renaissance and early baroque. Directed by Danny Lucin, the ensemble brings together Australia’s leading specialists on period instruments, creating a consort rich in possibilities
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Jardins de Melodies – Sat May 24 – 5pm & 7pm

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  • Mining that rich collection of Spanish Renaissance music, El Cancionero de Palacio, the high-profile early music body La Compania began its Recital Centre series on Thursday with loads of enthusiasm and the welcome assistance of soprano...

    The Age

  • Celebrating a new CD, this estimable early music group moved from its usual operations in the Salon to the main Elizabeth Murdoch Hall. Thanks to an extra-welcome resonance; the flexibility of the group's sackbuts, Julian Bain and Glenn Bardwell,...

    The Age

  • Back for another tour of late Renaissance and early Baroque territory, early music experts La Compania presented a program on Thursday that centred on Italian composers yet somehow found music, even from familiar names, that surprised and - for the...

    The Age

  • Like a handful of other highflying groups, La Compañia presents concerts that heighten expectations …this early-music collective has dust-scattering bounce and clarity. On Wednesday, in the close confines of the Rectal Centre's Salon, director...

    The Age

  • In an uplifting harnessing of forces, the Consort of Melbourne collaborated with that expert early music ensemble, La Compañia, in a thoroughly engrossing account of the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610. This night was demanding for all participants,...

    The Age

  • La Compañia, the local early music group, gave the Tuesday night Sunset recital, dividing their time between the Tudor period and the roughly contemporary world of Spanish Renaissance music. Some of the company's members are familiar faces... Along...

    The Age

  • This concert featured the frottola, the popular secular song of northern Italy in the early 16th century with vocal works and instrumental interludes by some of its greatest exponents including composers Marchetto Cara and Bartolomeo Tromboncino....

    The Age

  • Period music experts La Compania gave an earnest airing to music from the time of Elizabeth I, with an almost inevitable focus on the songs of John Dowland. Filling in the spaces between Siobhan Stagg's fluent accounts of Come again and...

    The Age

  • Those who came to hear the Consort/La Compañia combination once again realised the splendid quality of their entertainment, the two groups collaborating in Christmas music as it might have been heard in a Renaissance Italian court chapel... the...

    The Age

  • Keep your eyes out for La Compañia. Its program was exciting in all respects: the instruments are deftly handled and rich in possibilities; the players kept in step throughout a great deal of rapid-moving dance music; there is a verve and bite to...

    The Age

Destino Mexicano

Destino Mexicano

New CD – Out Now in store on iTunes and CD of the Week on ABC Classic FM Destino Mexicano – Baroque Rhythms from the New World - more info