Waking With a Name for an Orchestra

‘I woke up suddenly, jolted upright at 4.30am on 28 December 2015, with an idea,’ Madeleine Easton, a baroque violinist says. ‘I’m going to set up a Bach orchestra in Australia.’ I’d lived and worked in Europe for 17 years, performing with Sir John Eliot Gardiner, the English Baroque Soloists, directing the Bach Cantata series at the Royal Academy of Music, but I was questioning what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I was trying to find a way home to Australia. The idea for a Bach orchestra felt right. At exactly 4.30am the following day I woke up suddenly again, and happily the name ‘Bach Akademie Australia’ came into my head, as if it had always been there. Read Madeleine’s amazing story: ‘It started with a phone call…..’ https://www.shareyourlifestory.com.au/madeleine-easton/

Gabriella Marie Kelly-Davies www.shareyourstory.com.au