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1978

 

6 May 1978 — St Mary’s Anglican Church, Queensberry St, North Melbourne

Amor e Guerra — Inaugural performance by La Romanesca, 1st concert 1978 subscription series.

Review: Melbourne Herald, John Sinclair.

        

18 June 1978 — Camberwell Music Society, St John’s Anglican Church, Camberwell

Spanish and Italian Secular Music — Camberwell Music Society

 

22 July 1978 —St Mary’s Anglican Church, Queensberry St, North Melbourne

Ballades, Chansons et Complaintes — 15-16th century Burgundian & French music. 2nd concert in the 1978 La Romanseca subscription series

 

31 July 1978 — Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Melbourne

La Romanesca — Spanish Italian and Flemish works. Presented by Monash University

 

14 October 1978 — St Mary’s Anglican Church, North Melbourne

Medieval Romance — La Romanesca Subscription Series, Concert 3

Reviews: Clive O’Connell in The Age, Tony Gould in The Sun

 

27 October 1978 —St Mary’s Anglican Church, Nth Melbourne

St Mary’s Anniversary Concert

 

17 November 1978 — Bendigo Town Hall, Bendigo, Victoria

Ballades, chansons et complaintes — Bendigo Festival weekend of Organ & Harpsichord, Melbourne International Festival of Organ and Harpsichord

 

26 November 1978 — Private Home, Toorak, Melbourne

Ballades, chansons et complaintes — Musica Viva Younger Group

 

 

1979  

 

16 March 1979 — Morrison Hall, Geelong College, Geelong, Victoria

The Albigensian Crusade — Presented by Geelong College

Review in Geelong Advertiser

 

18 March 1979 — Ararat Art Gallery, Ararat, Victoria

The Albigensian Crusade — With guest Ron Keightley. Ararat Art Gallery

 

24 March 1979 — Grant St Theatre, Melbourne

The Albigensian Crusade — With guest Ron Keightley. La Romanesca 1979 Subscription Series

Reviews by Tony Gould in The Sun; John Sinclair in The Herald

 

2 April 1979 — Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Melbourne,

Music of Medieval France — Presented by: Monash University

 

5 May 1979 — McNab House, Essendon Grammar, East Keilor, Melbourne

English Renaissance Music — presented by the Delphi Society, Essendon Grammar

 

11 May 1979 — St Peter’s, Toorak, Melbourne

Sonatas & Cantatas of the Spanish & Italian Baroque— Melbourne International Festival of Organ and Harpsichord

 

7 June 1979 — Frankston Teachers College, Melbourne

Amor e Guerra — Frankston Teachers College

 

8 June1979 —Ripponlea, Melbourne,

Renaissance & Baroque program — Musica Viva

Reviews: Kenneth Hince, The Age; John Sinclair, The Herald

 

15 July 1979 — Eltham College, Eltham, Melbourne

Baroque program — Ruth Wilkinson, John Griffiths & guest Sharyn Wicks (viola da gamba),

presented by Eltham College

 

21 July 1979 — Grant St Theatre, Melbourne

Il Flauto Dolce — La Romanesca with guests Philip Swanton (baroque flute) and Sharyn Wicks (viola da gamba), La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

13 October 1979 — Grant St Theatre, Melbourne

Cantigas, Canciones, Cantatas [add link: https://soundcloud.com/john-griffiths-4/sets/cantigas-canciones-y-cantatas-la-romanesca] — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

17 October 1979 — Morrison Hall, Geelong College, Geelong

Cantigas, Canciones, Cantatas — presented by Geelong College

Review: Geelong Advertiser

 

20 October 1979 — Young, NSW

Cantigas, Canciones, Cantatas — Festival of Early Music at Lambing Flat

Review by Roger Covell, Sydney Morning Herald

 

 

1980

 

10 April 1980 — Grant Street Theatre, Melbourne

Pour la Chambre du Roy — La Romanesca Subscription Series

Review: John Sinclair, Melbourne Herald

 

25 May1980 — St John’s Anglican Church, Camberwell, Melbourne

Le nuove musiche — Camberwell Music Society

 

27 July 1980 —Edmund Wright House, Adelaide, Sth Australia

Le nuove musiche — Musica Viva

Review by Stephen Whittington, Adelaide Advertiser

 

19 August 1980 — Queen St Galleries, Sydney, NSW

Le nuove musiche — Musica Viva

Review: Fred Blanks, Sydney Morning Herald

 

7 Sept 1980 — Private home, Melbourne, AUS

Baroque Music for Flutes and Lute — Musica Viva Younger Group

 

4 October 1980 — Grant Street Theatre, Melbourne

O in Italia Felice — La Romanesca Subscription Series

Review: John Sinclair, Melbourne Herald

 

 

1981

 

1 February 1981 — Move Records recording release

Love Lyrics and Romances of Renaissance Spain — Recorded at LaTrobe University recording studios

Reviews in the Weekend Australian, Sydney Sun Herald

 

28 February 1981 — Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, VIC

Musica Intima — presented by Geelong College

 

21 March 1981 — Melba Hall, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC

Canzone amorose — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

22 May 1981 — Religious Centre, Monash University, Clayton, VIC

Romanze, Canzone e Sonate — presented by Early Music Society of Victoria

 

20 June 1981 — Melba Hall, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC

Canciones de Amigo — La Romanesca Subscription Series

Review: John Sinclair, Melbourne Herald

 

1 September 1981 — [Venue unknown] VIC

Canzone d’Amor — Performers: Hartley, John, Ros

 

3 October 1981 — Melba Hall, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC

Chansons d’Amour — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

21 October 1981 — National Theatre, Carlisle St, St Kilda, VIC

Siete Canciones de Amigo — presented by the School of Dance VCA with Nanette Hassall, dancer

 

22 October 1981 — National Theatre, Carlisle St, St Kilda, VIC

Siete Canciones de Amigo — presented by the School of Dance VCA with Nanette Hassall, dancer

 

23 October 1981 — National Theatre, Carlisle St, St Kilda, VIC

Siete Canciones de Amigo — presented by the School of Dance VCA with Nanette Hassall, dancer

 

 

 

1982

 

 

2 January 1982 — St John’s Hall Paddington — Sydney, AUS

Siete Canciones de Amigo — with Nanette Hassall, dancer. Festival of Sydney

Reviews in Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian

 

3 January 1982 — St John’s Hall Paddington — Sydney, AUS

Siete Canciones de Amigo — with Nanette Hassall, dancer. Festival of Sydney

 

4 January 1982 — St John’s Hall Paddington — Sydney, AUS

Siete Canciones de Amigo — with Nanette Hassall, dancer. Festival of Sydney

 

11 March  1982 — Melba Hall, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC

Medieval Monodies — presented by The University of Melbourne

 

16 April 1982 — Cell Block Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Siete Canciones de Amigo — with Nanette Hassall. Sydney Biennale 1982

 

17 April 1982 — Cell Block Theatre, Sydney, NSW

Siete Canciones de Amigo — with Nanette Hassall. Sydney Biennale 1982

 

10 May 1982 — Orange Civic Centre, Orange, NSW

La Romanesca — presented by Musica Viva

 

12 May 1982 — Bathurst, NSW (?)

Reis Glorios — presented by Musica Viva

 

23 May 1982 — Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, QLD

Cantigas y Canciones — presented by the Queensland Conservatorium

 

26 May 1982 — Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, QLD

Ballades Chansons et Complaintes — presented by the Queensland Conservatorium

 

13 June 1982 — Great Hall, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Reis Glorios — presented by the National Gallery of Victoria

 

21 June 1982 — Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, QLD

Il Flauto Dolce — presented by the Queensland Conservatorium

 

28 June 1982 — Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, QLD

Affetti Musicali — presented by the Queensland Conservatorium

 

8 August 1982 — Castillo Antiguo, S. Pere de Ribes, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

Cantigas y Canciones — presented by: X Curso Internacional de Baile Español

 

13 August 1982 — Iglesia Parroquial, San Feliu de Pallerols, Gerona, Spain

Affetti Musicali — Estiu82 presented by the Ayuntament de S Feliu de Pallerols

 

15 August 1982 — Racó de la Calma, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

Affetti Musicali — 7e Cicle de Concerts de Estiu, presented by Juventuts Musicals

 

17 August 1982 — Iglesia de Santa Marina, Udalla, Cantabria, Spain

Cantigas y Canciones — XXXI Festival Internacional de Santander

 

18 August 1982 — Capilla de los Condestables, Catedral de Burgos, Burgos, Spain

Cantigas y Canciones — XVII Semana Internacional de Música Antigua “Antonio de Cabezón”

Review: Diario de Burgos (Ramón Perales de la Cal)

 

19 August 1982 — Iglesia de la Orden Tercera, La Coruña, Galicia, Spain

Cantigas y Canciones — Noches de la Ciudad Vieja, presented by: Ayuntamiento de la Coruña

 

20 August 1982 — Museo Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon, Portugal

Cantigas y Canciones — presented in collaboration with the Australian Embassy

24 August 1982 — Museo Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon, Portugal

Cantigas y Canciones — presented in collaboration with the Australian Embassy

 

25 August 1982 — Australian Embassy, East Berlin, German Democratic Republic

Affetti Musicali — presented by the Australian Embassy

 

28 August 1982 —Schloss Grünau, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany

Affetti Musicali — Musikfestival in Altmühltal

 

29 August 1982 — Schloss Tegernsee, Tegernsee, Germany

Cantigas y Canciones — Musikfestspiele im Bayerische Oberland

 

31 August 1982 — Australian Embassy, Bonn, Germany

Affetti Musicali — presented by the Australian Embassy

 

5 September 1982 — Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom

Cantigas y Canciones

Review: by Nicholas Kenyon in The Times

 

6 October 1982 — Toorak Uniting Church, Toorak Rd, Toorak, VIC

Affetti Musicali — Musica Viva, Heritage Series

 

 

 

1983

 

 

16 January 1983 — Wesley Centre, Forrest, Canberra, ACT

Italia Viva —  Australian Early Music Summer School

Review: W. L. Hoffman, Canberra Times, 18 January 1983

 

1 February 1983 — Release of Medieval Monodies LP

Medieval Monodies — Move Records, Melbourne, VIC

Review: John Sinclair, The Herald, Melbourne, p. 29. 1 Mar 1983

 

26 March 1983 — Ballarat Art Gallery, Ballarat, VIC

Music of the Troubadours — presented by Ballarat Art Gallery

 

18 June 1983 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Dowland and other Sundry Delights — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

19 June 1983 — Armadale Uniting Church, Denbigh Rd, Armadale, VIC

Dowland and other Sundry Delights  — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

15 July 1983 — Great Hall, University House, ANU , Canberra

Italia Viva — presented by: Humanities Research Centre, ANU

 

23 July 1983 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Italia Viva — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

24 July 1983 — Armadale Uniting Church, Denbigh Rd, Armadale, VIC

Italia Viva — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

10 September 1983 —St John’s Camberwell, Melbourne

Dowland and other Sundry Delights — presented by: Camberwell Music Society

Review: John Sinclair, The Herald, Melbourne, p. 16. 12 September 1983

 

25 September 1983 — Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Melbourne,  

Dowland and other Sundry Delights — presented by Monash University

 

1 October 1983 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Remede de Fortune — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

2 October 1983 — Armadale Uniting Church, Denbigh Rd, Armadale, VIC

Remede de Fortune — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

October 1983 — ABC Studios, Malvern, Vic

Remede de Fortune — Studio recording

 

22 October 1983 — Basketball Stadium, open air venue, Hong Kong

Cantigas de amigo — La Romanesca with Nanette Hassall, representing Australia at the 1983 Festival of Asian Arts

 

24 October 1983 — New Territories outside amphitheatre,  Hong Kong

Cantigas de amigo — La Romanesca with Nanette Hassall, representing Australia at the 1983 Festival of Asian Arts

 

27 October 1983 — City Hall, Hong Kong

Cantigas de amigo — La Romanesca with Nanette Hassall, representing Australia at the 1983 Festival of Asian Arts

 

29 October 1983 — City Hall, Hong Kong

Cantigas de amigo — La Romanesca with Nanette Hassall, representing Australia at the 1983 Festival of Asian Arts

 

 

1984

 

 

24 March 1984 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Dowland/Caccini — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

28 April 1984 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Music at Versailles — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

20 May 1984 — Great Hall, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

O in Italia Felice — presented by the National Gallery of Victoria

 

 

 

9 June 1984 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Monteverdi with Friends — La Romanesca Subscription Series

Reviews: Clive O’Connell in The Age, 11 June 1984; Bevan Leviston in The Herald, 11 June 1984; Harvey Mitchell in The Australian, 11 June 1984

 

16 June 1984 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Monteverdi with Friends — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

17 June 1984 — Chisholm Institute of Technology, Melbourne

Monteverdi with Friends — presented by Chisholm Institute Staff Club

10 July 1984  — Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, NT

La Romanesca — presented by Araluen Arts Centre. Inaugural concert of the centre

Reviews: Centralian Advocate; Elizabeth Salisbury, Adelaide Advertiser,  14 July 1984

 

15 August 1984 — Morrison Hall, Geelong College, Geelong, VIC

Chanterai pour mon courage  — presented by Geelong College

 

24 August 1984 — Melba Hall, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne

Chominciamento di gioia — presented by the Victorian Recorder Guild as opening concert of Recorder 84, with Geoffrey Cox (organ, tenor)  

 

10 September 1984 — Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

La Romanesca — presented by Musica Viva

Review: Fred Blanks, Sydney Morning Herald 12-Sep-1984

 

12 September 1984 — Katoomba Primary School Auditorium, Katoomba, AUS

La Romanesca — presented by Blue Mountains Concert Society & Musica Viva

 

13 September 1984 — Bathurst Civic Centre, Bathurst, NSW

La Romanesca — presented by Bathurst Music Society & Musica Viva  

Review: Bathurst City newspaper

 

26 October 1984 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

La Romanesca — presented by Italian Arts Festival

 

17 November 1984 —Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Landini/Machaut — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

 

 

1985

 

29 March 1985 — Trinity College Chapel, the University of Melbourne

La Romanesca — 14th-century Italian and French program to open the Series “Music of the Lyrebird” — presented by the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne

 

12 April 1985 — Toorak Uniting Church, Toorak, VIC

The Phoenix and the Lyrebird — Opening concert of EMU85 (Early Music Unlimited) presented by: Early Music Society of Victoria  

Review: Clive O’Connell in The Age, 16 April 1985

 

4 May 1985 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Romances y Letras — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

5 May 1985 — Knox Civic Centre, Melbourne

La Romanesca — presented by Knox Arts Council

 

24 May 1985 — Glenn College, LaTrobe University, Melbourne

Trecento — La Romanesca with Margaret Arnold, Lloyd Fleming and Ian McDonald,

presented by Latrobe University Music Dept

 

31 May 1985 — Sacred Heart Convent, Sydney

La Romanesca — program of Spanish Renaissance Music, presented by Early Music Association of NSW

 

5 July 1985 — Melba Hall, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC

Burgundy & Baroque — presented by Alliance Française de Melbourne

 

13 July 1985 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

The Name of the Rose — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

7 September 1985 — Trinity College Chapel, The University of Melbourne

Pyramis et Tisbe — La Romanesca Subscription Series

 

2 December 1985 — Teatro Kollegiou, Athens, Greece

La Romanesca — presented by Australian Embassy/Greek Society of Classical Music

 

3 December 1985 —Estia Neas Smirnis, Athens, Greece

La Romanesca — presented by Australian Embassy/Greek Society of Classical Music

 

4 December 1985 —Patra, Greece

La Romanesca — presented by Australian Embassy/Greek Society of Classical Music

 

5 December 1985  —St Andreoi Catholic Church, Kerkira, Greece

La Romanesca — presented by Australian Embassy/Greek Society of Classical Music

 

7 December 1985  — Heraklion, Crete, Greece

La Romanesca — presented by Australian Embassy/Greek Society of Classical Music

 

8 December 1985 — Hania, Crete Greece

La Romanesca — presented by Australian Embassy/Greek Society of Classical Music

 

9 December 1985 — Rethimnon, Crete, Greece

La Romanesca — presented by Australian Embassy/Greek Society of Classical Music

 

19 December 1985 — Auditorio, Conservatorio B. Marcello, Venice, Italy

Una Specchia Lontana - A distant Mirror — presented by Cantatibus Organis   

 

 

 

1986

 

27 January 1986 — Australian Embassy, Paris, France

La Romanesca — medieval Program, presented by the Australian Embassy

 

31 January 1986 — Institut Britannique de Paris, Paris, France

La Romanesca — presented by the Universités de Londres et de Paris

 

26 August 1986 — Melba Hall, The University of Melbourne

The Wild Nightingale — with Lloyd Fleming, tenor. Presented by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval Studies

Review: Harvey Mitchell, The Australian, 28 August 1986

 

1 October 1986 — Melba Hall, The University of Melbourne

Stride Charity Concert — concert with La Romanesca (with Lloyd Fleming), Loris Synan & Donald Thornton, Alexander Semetsky, Ronald Farren-Price. Presented by the Stride Foundation

 

8 October 1986 —Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, USA

La Romanesca — presented by the City of Boston

 

10 October 1986 — [unknown venue] Boston, USA

La Romanesca — presented by the City of Boston

 

12 October 1986 — Franklin Park Zoo, Boston, USA

La Romanesca — presented by the City of Boston

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