A celebration of early music in July

Coffee Cantata


The Little Baroque Company

Coffee Cantata

Performance Date: 8th July 2016 – 7.30pm
  • Handel – Ariodante Overture
  • Telemann – Don Quixote
  • Bach – Coffee Cantata

Decadence, drama and delight – Bach’s Coffee Cantata as you’ve never seen it before!

Fully costumed, this colourfully staged show presents Bach’s comic cantata depicting the rise of the coffee house in 18th-century Germany, re-imagined by Australian set and costume designer Elizabeth Gadsby.

A wonderfully immersive performance complete with sculptures, coffee and cake!

  • Concept – Jacqueline Dossor
  • Design – Elizabeth Gadsby
  • Helen Kruger & Claudia Norz violins
  • Oakki Lau viola
  • Natasha Kraemer cello
  • Eva Caballero flute
  • Katie De La Matter harpsichord 
  • Nina Lejderman soprano
  • Richard Latham baritone
  • Matt Ward tenor

The Little Baroque Company is a dynamic London-based ensemble specialising in 17th & 18th century music and collaborative arts projects. The LBC performs on period instruments complete with gut strings, and are fast proving a creative and innovative force in the classical world and beyond. They have toured France, Spain, Scotland, Ireland, England and Australia: performing at the Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Recital Centre.

The LBC is a regular fixture at the London Handel Festival and the Brighton Early Music Festival and has performed live on BBC Radio 3 and had their television debut on BBC last year.

More information can be found on the website: The Little Baroque Company