After the success of concerts last year and our recent four-concert music festival we are excited to announce details of a new concert series: six monthly concerts commencing in June; from winter to spring.

Christ Church, the venue, with its spacious nave of six bays and beautiful stained glass windows is a unique and special setting with fine acoustics for these chamber music

Again we are bringing our audiences an exciting variety of concerts from baroque to romantic periods with song and unique instruments, including the musette, the smallest and most charming bagpipe, to a full string ensemble and the big sounds of our much loved town band.

Sat 24 June: Christine Douglas OAM & Studio Singers, Adam Przewlocki pianist A feast of song from Purcell to Puccini.

Sat 29 July: Ensemble Pompadour – Laura Vaughan viola da gamba, Simon Rickard baroque musette. Little-heard music from the court of Versailles, played on the baroque
musette, the smallest and most charming bagpipe.

Sat 26 August: The Coomoora Ensemble – Alison Catanach baroque flute, Elizabeth Welsh baroque violin, Edwina Cordingley baroque cello, Ruth Wilkinson viola da gamba, Ann Morgan harpsichord. Outstanding performers on historical instruments display the energy, elegance and expressiveness of Telemann’s Paris Quartets.

Sat 30 September: The Saltbush Ensemble – Reidun Turner viola da gamba, Joy Lee harpsichord, Stephanie Eldridge baroque violin. Finding new perspectives in music of the past with some of the best instrumentalists, the ensemble present a program for modern, baroquecurious minds with works by Couperin, Marais, Kuhnau and others.

Sat 28 October: Klemantyne Ensemble – Nicci Dellar, Yvonne Holley first violins, Elise Wright, Jill Gilbert second violins, Louise Hildyard, Kate Both viola, Miriam Kriss, Nigel Smith cello, Francis Chataway double bass. After their 2022 success Klemantyne Ensemble return with a program centred around the Romantic period featuring composers like Tchaikovsky,
Elgar and Christopher Wilson.

Sat 25 November: Daylesford Community Brass Band – Mark Lyall music director, Sue Morris deputy music director, Jenny Jordan artistic director. Our much loved 160 year old town band returns after their triumphant concert last year. Presenting ‘Light of Gold’ an evocation of music’s power to illuminate and inspire, drawn from various musical genres and styles,
from classical to contemporary.

All concerts commence at 2.30pm at Christ Church, 54 Central Springs Road, Daylesford.

Visit the Christ Church Concerts Facebook page for more information. and bookings.

For bookings:

All enquiries to Frank Page: or 0417 010 817.


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