Death Concert Series 2020 – UPDATED DATES

We’re very excited to announce our first concert series ever, with three very special concerts about Death in 2020, set in the unique natural acoustic of the historic Norla Dome.  Brand new films made especially for the project by three of Melbourne’s finest young film-makers/multi-disciplinary artists, Hanna Chetwin, Chloë Sobek, and Vijay Thillaimuthu, will be projected […]

and the light shines through darkness, Castlemaine State Festival – 25th March 2019

For their debut at the Castlemaine State Festival, Harken Well present a programme of 17th Century Germanic music, including works by Schmelzer, Buxtehude, Erlebach and Capricornus. Joined by continuo dream team Donald Nicolson (harpsichord) and Nick Pollock (theorbo), this is not to be missed. Instigated by Franz Tunder, the father-in-law of Dieterich Buxtehude, in the mid-17th Century, […]

Music and Murder, Castlemaine State Festival – 26th March 2019

In Harken Well’s second performance at the Castlemaine State Festival, we present a programme of Renaissance and early Baroque music by composers of questionable character. For this special concert, Harken Well are joined by very special early music multi-instrumentalists John Weretka (harpsichord, tenor viol, voice) and Lucy Price (baroque ‘cello, bass viol). Can art improve society […]

Four Nations of Classicism with Freitags-Akademien (Berlin) – 9th February 2018

We’re absolutely thrilled to be joining forces with our dearest friends from Freitags-Akademien (Berlin) for a concert of Classical works from four different nations, at the Church of All Nations. We’ll be performing works by Boccherini, Bologne, Miča and Mozart.    Tickets are $30 (full) / $20 (concession/artists) available at the door. Come and check it out!  […]

and the light shines through darkness, Holy Week at Scots’ Church – 29th March 2018

We’re so pleased to have the opportunity to present our programme and the light shines through darkness, this time with a very special extra Easter treat, at this year’s Holy Week at the Scots’ Church. We have an all-star continuo section joining us comprising Donald Nicolson on the organ and Nick Pollock on theorbo. The Scots’ […]