Classical Ensembles

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In an irresistible blend of guitars, voice and rhythm, Gypsy Rhythms effortlessly combine contemporary Spanish, popular flamenco and classical music. Areas of speciality include Classical Ensembles. Gypsy Rhythms is the passion of Spain. The multi-talented leader and guitarist has studied at the Paco Pena school of Flamenco in Cordoba.

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Paul is a sitarist with over three decades of experience playing many styles of music such as Kertan, Bollywood style, classical Indian as well as blues, jazz, pop and middle eastern influences. Areas of speciality include Classical Ensembles. Paul has composed and produced eight CDs and live DVDs and numerous collaborations with other bands and musicians. Paul also performs on Sitar with a violin bow, creating a uniquely versatile instrument with many flavours and colours.

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This ensemble consists of four experienced and enthusiastic musicians. Strings on Sydney perform regularly at an array of events, including numerous weddings, birthday celebrations and business events. Areas of speciality include Classical Ensembles. They perform a variety of styles including jazz, classical and Latin music.

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Daniel specialises in the Gypsy-swing music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Areas of speciality include Classical Ensembles. Having performed with a number of Australian music luminaries, Daniel is well-equipped to bring life and musical excitement to any type of event.

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Take three fantastic musicians, with hot electric instruments and model looks and set those against an explosive orchestral backing track and you have the latest instrumental sensation to hit the corporate scene...These highly trained performers are currently blitzing the gala dinner scene with their versions of the virtuoso classics. Their repertoire includes Vivaldi, Habanera and Bond's world wide smash hit "Explosive". Areas of speciality include Classical Ensembles.

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This group of sassy female string players believes music is for all your senses! Their ability to entertain has attracted media attention and television appearances. Areas of speciality include Classical Ensembles. Vamp’s repertoire sets them far beyond any other group of its kind. Their tunes will bring back memories, their grooves will get your feet tapping and their famous tangos might just ignite your passion. In the background or under lights, Vamp is ready to entertain you!

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Verna made her solo debut at age 13. Since then, she has appeared as a soloist with many Sydney orchestras including Australian Youth Orchestra. Areas of speciality include Classical Ensembles. She has attracted critical acclaim, winning many competitions and awards. She has made solo appearances at the Sydney, Newcastle and Orange Arts Festivals and toured nationally as a soloist.

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Star of OperatunityOz and Spicks & Specks, Antoinette Halloran is one of Australia's most accomplished and best-loved sopranos. She performs regularly with all the major Australasian opera companies and symphony orchestras and appears frequently on national television and radio. Areas of speciality include Classical Ensembles. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts and recipient of an Honours Degree in Music from the University of Melbourne, Antoinette has appeared in many productions ranging from opera to musical theatre and cabaret.

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A former Brisbane bricklayer is now Australia's 'Pavarotti'. Rosario La Spina sings leading roles at La Scala, the Sydney Opera House and throughout North America. His most famous numbers include Nessun Dorma, La donna e mobile and O Sole Mio! Areas of speciality include Classical Ensembles. Having gained first prize in the tenor competition held by L’Accademia di La Scala in 2000, Rosario embarked on the two-year Young Singers’ Course at La Scala, Milan, where he studied with Luciana Serra and Leyla Gencer. This culminated in his La Scala debut in Samson and Delilah, where he appeared with Placido Domingo and Olga Borodina. In 2002, Rosario won first prize in the Mario Del Monaco International Opera Competition and made his principal role debut at La Scala as Riccardo (Oberto) reprising the role in Genoa.