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

Friday 2nd June (Melbourne) and Saturday 17th June (Hobart) and the light shines through darkness We are happy to be performing Germanic music from the 17th Century, including works by Erlebach,  Capricornus, Schmelzer and Buxtehude. We are excited to be performing these concerts with Ensemble 642 and Ellie Walker (Melbourne) and Hannah Lane (Hobart).   […]

Van Diemen’s Band

Harken Well are extremely excited to take part in a new initiative by Tasmanian’s early music sweethearts, Van Diemen’s Band. We are very grateful for their ongoing and guidance and we look forward to many fun collaborative events. Thanks, Van Diemen’s Band!