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 […]