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30th Birthday OAE Tote Bag

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Specially produced for our forthcoming 30th Birthday Season, this heavy-duty OAE tote bag is perfect for transporting celebratory birthday champagne*.

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Rameau Anacréon (1754)


On the surface it’s a charming tale of young love. But hidden beneath the love-triangle plot lie subversive messages that Dan Brown would be proud of. What can it all mean? And will love prevail?

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OAE badge set

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Set of three OAE pin badges – 2014–2015’s OAE ‘anarchy roundel’, goatee’d Beethoven and bespectacled Mozart.

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Donizetti, Les Martyrs (3CD)

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Hear Les Martyrs, the latest in the Orchestra’s collaboration with Opera Rara, conducted from a new critical edition of the score by OAE Principal Artist, Sir Mark Elder.

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Monteverdi Vespers (2CD)

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Monteverdi’s 1610 Vespers is one of the towering musical achievements of the 17th century. A fascinating and rewarding musical experience, it is deeply spiritual, yet extraordinarily theatrical.

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CPE Bach, Symphonies (CD)

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The newest CD on our OAE Released label features the music of CPE Bach – a trailblazer, whose music is bright and effervescent. Music that constantly shifts, wrong-footing the listener when they least expect it with wild changes of colour and direction.

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Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (CD)

Vivaldi 4 Seasons
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With its vivid poetry and technical ingenuity, Vivaldi’s The Four Seasonsremains as fresh today as the day it was written – forever influential, transfixing and just plain catchy.

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Rossini, La Cenerentola (2CD)

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OAE Principal Artist Vladimir Jurowski leads an effervescent, enthralling and elegant performance of one of Rossini’s great operas La Cenerentola straight from Glyndebourne. 

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Mozart, Complete Horn Concertos CD

Mozart: Complete Horn Concertos
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This CD from our OAE RELEASED Label features the Orchestra’s Principal Horn, Roger Montgomery, as soloist in Mozart’s Horn Concertos, in performances directed by OAE Leader Margaret Faultless.

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Faure, Requiem (CD)

Faure Requiem
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Fauré’s Requiem as the composer first imagined it – a masterpiece for liturgical performance with a choir of men and boys and an orchestra of brass and strings.

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Beethoven Symphony No.9 CD

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Recorded live at the Edinburgh International Festival, with the late Sir Charles Mackerras.

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Mahler Totenfeier CD

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Vladimir Jurowski conducts works by Mahler, including Songs of a Wayfarer with soloist Sarah Connolly,

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Become a Friend of the OAE

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Get to know us better by becoming an OAE Friend.  Your support will enable us to continue to promote a lively and varied programme of events and concerts over the season. As a Friend you will become more closely involved in the life of the Orchestra, including opportunities to meet OAE players and staff.

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Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (mp3 download)

Vivaldi 4 seasons download
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With its vivid poetry and technical ingenuity, Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons remains as fresh today as the day it was written – forever influential, transfixing and just plain catchy.

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David Daniels, Handel Operatic Arias (CD)

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David Daniels performs a selection of Handel’s operatic arias on this, his debut release.

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Donizetti, Imelda de Lambertazzi (2CD)

Donizetti Imelda de'Lambertazzi
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The OAE are joined by principal artist Sir Mark Elder for Opera Rara’s world premiere studio recording of Donizetti’s Imelda de’ Lambertazzi. 

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Bach, Christmas Oratorio (2CD)

Bach, Christmas Oratorio 2CD
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Bach’s joyous and exuberant Christmas Oratorio, a stalwart of the festive season.

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Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro DVD

Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro DVD
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Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro is the quintessential Glyndebourne opera – first performed in 1934 and in 1994 when the opera house re-opened.

‘This is a Figaro of rare grace, naturalness and charm’, said The Daily Telegraph, and for The Sunday Times it was a production that ‘affirms Mozart’s most beloved masterpiece as both of its time and perennially modern, Grandage oiling the comic mechanisms of Lorenzo Da Ponte’s libretto with a master technician’s hands.’

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Bach, St John Passion CD

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For this CD we are joined by Polyphony and Stephen Layton for Bach’s most dramatic masterpiece. Featuring a starry team of soloists, Layton directs a vivid account, the excitement of the narrative drama contrasting with heartbreaking moments of reflection.

In Ian Bostridge, we have the most iconic Evangelist of the last twenty years; an artist who is an incomparable communicator, a singer of technical brilliance, and an impassioned, experienced interpreter of Bach’s music.

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Handel, Theodora CD

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Handel Theodora 

William Christie conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Cast: Lorraine Hunt, David Daniels, Dawn Upshaw, Richard Croft

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