Australia’s celebrated Renaissance Band unearths some of the most beautiful and fascinating music of the 16th and early 17th centuries with a unique blend of virtuosity, flair and joyful musicality 

…on a splendid array of expressive period instruments with glorious voice!
Melbourne Recital Centre

31 Sturt Street, Southbank
phone: (03) 9699 3333

Single Tickets:
Full $55  Concession $45

At the turn of the seventeenth century the Italians masters redefined their musical landscape creating sumptuous and breathtakingly beautiful music. Virtuosic melodies with florid and expressive songs dramatically woven by the new Baroque and richly adorned with an exhilarating palate of instrumental colours. La Compañia on their splendid period instruments will journey to the Italian north with the stylish and lavish music of Claudio Monteverdi along with the refined delights of his contemporaries. 

Baroque of Venice

Saturday 17 February, 2024

Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
Melbourne Recital Centre

Jacqueline Porter – soprano

Faith, knowledge and power collide in this brand new opera by Richard Mills that examines the fortunes of one of the world’s greatest thinkers.

A complex life which came into conflict with the political and religious powers of the day, Galileo is a searching meditation on questions of faith in a violent, hostile and uncertain world.

With the combined forces of La Compañia and Orchestra Victoria, and starring Victorian Opera favourite, baritone Samuel Dundas as Galileo — this project will celebrate the artistic legacy of Richard Mills.



Wednesday 20 December 2023

Palais Theatre, St Kilda