Ensemble Galante is a network of performers on period instruments dedicated to bringing audiences dynamic and informed performances of music from the past. The group focuses on music from the High Baroque, Galante, and Early Classical styles of the 18th Century. The group focuses on music from the High Baroque, Galante, and early classical styles of the 18th Century and is flexible in scope, ranging from a core trio to a small orchestra. Performers have included some of Adelaide and Australia's best period performance specialists.
During 2018 Ensemble Galante presented The Smoking Flame – French Baroque Masterworks in which international guests, Myriam Arbouz (soprano) and David Rabinovici (baroque violinist) joined the Ensemble Galante core group in concert. Later in 2018 it presented a collaboration with Continuo Collective from Melbourne, performing 18th century lute and guitar music.
Ensemble Galante : Paris Quartet, final movement
Ensemble Galante performs the final movement of the Paris Quartet by Georg Philipp Telemann at Ngeringa Cultural Centre, Mount Barker, South Australia for Chamber Music Adelaide's Gala Concert October 18th 2015. Recorded and produced by Ray Thomas