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Tue 31 May 2016

CLF Art Cafe (Bussey Building)

The Night Shift – May 2016

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In case you missed it, The Night Shift is now a monthly affair, rotating between pubs and venues in North, East and South London.

The CLF Art Cafe, (aka Bussey Building) is the creative heart of South London.

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Sat 4 Jun 2016

Royal Festival Hall, London

Breaking the Rules: Photographing the OAE

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Photographer Eric Richmond has been taking photos of the OAE for the last 21 years and for the first time is bringing his body of work together for an exhibition in the Royal Festival Hall main foyer.

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Sun 5 Jun 2016

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Forest Fairies

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The very youngest music lovers are invited to these lively interactive workshops, which will introduce them to the period instruments of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

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Sun 5 Jun 2016

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Forest Fairies

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The very youngest music lovers are invited to these lively interactive workshops, which will introduce them to the period instruments of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

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Sun 5 Jun 2016

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Forest Fairies

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The very youngest music lovers are invited to these lively interactive workshops, which will introduce them to the period instruments of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

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Tue 7 Jun 2016

Royal Festival Hall, London

Der Freischütz

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Weber Der Freischütz (semi-dramatised performance)

Sir Mark Elder conductor
David Pountney text and translation
Wyn Pencarreg Kuno
Rachel Willis-Sørenson Agathe
Sarah Tynan Annchen
Simon Bailey Kaspar
Christopher Ventris Max
Sir John Tomlinson Hermit / Samiel / narrator
Marcus Farnsworth Kilian
William Dazeley Ottokar
London Philharmonic Choir

Our birthday celebrations reach a climax with this concert performance of Weber’s opera Der Freischütz (The Marksman) – a fusion of folklore, rusticism and magic.

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Thu 9 Jun 2016

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Sleeping Sense

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Why do we sleep? What disrupts it? Join us to explore these questions and more at a concert combining cutting-edge science and sublime music.

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Sun 12 Jun 2016

Dom zu Halle

Bostridge sings Handel

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Telemann Selection from Overture in F for 2 horns, 2 oboes, bassoon and strings
Telemann Dass mein Erlöser lebt
Telemann So stehet ein Berg Gottes from Der Tod Jesu
Handel Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op. 6 No. 3
Handel Scherza infida from Ariodante
Handel Love sounds th’alarm from Acis and Galatea
Handel Selection from Water Music Suite No. 1
Handel Silete venti

Ian Bostridge tenor
Steven Devine director

Star tenor Ian Bostridge joins us for a Baroque programme featuring well-loved arias by Handel, together with one of his most lavish Motets, Silete Venti.

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Tue 28 Jun 2016

The George Tavern

The Night Shift – June 2016

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We’re back at one of our favourite pubs, legendary gig venue the George Tavern in Shadwell.

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Sun 3 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

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Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

Jonathan Cohen Conductor
Matthew Truscott Leader

One wedding, numerous schemes, and shedloads of treachery, all in a single day of madness.

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Tue 5 Jul 2016

King's College Chapel, Cambridge

Haydn’s Paukenmesse

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Haydn Paukenmesse

Stephen Cleobury conductor
David Blackadder trumpet
Fflur Wyn soprano
Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano
Ben Hulett tenor
Ashley Riches baritone
Choir of King's College, Cambridge

One of Haydn’s most enduringly popular masses – known as the Paukenmesse (‘Kettledrum mass’) because of its powerful and distinctive timpani parts.

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Wed 6 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

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Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

Jonathan Cohen Conductor
Matthew Truscott Leader

One wedding, numerous schemes, and shedloads of treachery, all in a single day of madness.

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Fri 8 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

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Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

Jonathan Cohen Conductor
Matthew Truscott Leader

One wedding, numerous schemes, and shedloads of treachery, all in a single day of madness.

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Tue 12 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

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Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

Jonathan Cohen Conductor
Matthew Truscott Leader

One wedding, numerous schemes, and shedloads of treachery, all in a single day of madness.

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Thu 14 Jul 2016

Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York

The Tempest

The Tempest
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Caroline Williams Stage Director
Elizabeth Kenny Music Director

A Restoration Tempest – not the celebrated work of William Shakespeare, but a ‘dramatick’ opera, a bastardised 17th century version reworked for maximum appeal to Restoration audiences.

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Fri 15 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

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Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

Jonathan Cohen Conductor
Matthew Truscott Leader

One wedding, numerous schemes, and shedloads of treachery, all in a single day of madness.

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Sun 17 Jul 2016

Royal Albert Hall

Prom 3: Mozart, Haydn and Fauré

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Mozart Exsultate, jubilate
Haydn Mass in C major, Paukenmesse
Fauré Pavane
Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
Fauré Requiem

Stephen Cleobury conductor
Lucy Crowe soprano
Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano
Robin Tritschler tenor
Roderick Williams baritone
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

We join the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, for a Prom of choral classics . Intricate sacred works by Mozart and Haydn sit alongside the radiant serenity of Fauré, whose Requiem radiates stillness and spirituality.

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Tue 19 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

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Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

Jonathan Cohen Conductor
Matthew Truscott Leader

One wedding, numerous schemes, and shedloads of treachery, all in a single day of madness.

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Thu 21 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

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Mozart Le nozze di Figaro

Jonathan Cohen Conductor
Matthew Truscott Leader

One wedding, numerous schemes, and shedloads of treachery, all in a single day of madness.

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Sat 23 Jul 2016

King's Lynn Minster

King’s Lynn Festival

Debbie Diamond
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Bach Suite No.2 in B minor for Flute and Strings
Vivaldi Flute Concerto in G The Goldfinch
Telemann Suite Don Quixote
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.5

Lisa Beznosiuk flute
Margaret Faultless violin

A  summer concert featuring music by three of the very greatest Baroque composers – Telemann, Vivaldi and JS Bach.

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