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Tue 3 May 2016

St George's, Bristol

Winds of Change

Antony Pay
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Mozart Symphony No. 33 in B flat
Michael Gordon Bassoon Concerto (world premiere tour)
Mozart Symphony No. 1 in E flat
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A

Matthew Truscott director/violin
Peter Whelan bassoon
Antony Pay clarinet

Wind instruments take centre stage in this concert. Mozart’s Symphony no. 33 was written immediately after the composer returned from a stay in France and is a delightful work in the usual four movements, with an effervescent finale.

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Thu 5 May 2016

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Winds of Change

Antony Pay
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Mozart Symphony No. 33 in B flat
Michael Gordon Bassoon Concerto (world premiere tour)
Mozart Symphony No. 1 in E flat
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A

Matthew Truscott director/violin
Peter Whelan bassoon
Antony Pay clarinet

Wind instruments take centre stage in this concert. Mozart’s Symphony no. 33 was written immediately after the composer returned from a stay in France and is a delightful work in the usual four movements, with an effervescent finale.

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Fri 6 May 2016

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Winds of Change

Antony Pay
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Wind instruments take centre stage in this concert. Mozart’s Symphony no. 33 was written immediately after the composer returned from a stay in France and is a delightful work in the usual four movements, with an effervescent finale.

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Sat 7 May 2016

St John's Smith Square

Winds of Change

Antony Pay
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Mozart Symphony No. 33 in B flat
Michael Gordon Bassoon Concerto (world premiere)
Mozart Symphony No. 1 in E flat
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A

Matthew Truscott director/violin
Peter Whelan bassoon
Antony Pay clarinet

In a performance directed from the violin by OAE leader Matthew Truscott, the OAE plays a programme featuring Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto – almost always in those ‘top 100 classical pieces’ lists.

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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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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 Cuno
Rachel Willis-Sorenson Agathe
Sarah Tynan Annchen
Simon Bailey Caspar
Christopher Ventris Max
John Tomlinson Hermit / Samiel / narrator
Marcus Farnsworth Kilian
London Philharmonic Choir

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

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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

Adrian Bending
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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)

Figaro-Glyndebourne-2016
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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)

Figaro-Glyndebourne-2016
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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)

Figaro-Glyndebourne-2016
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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 19 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

Figaro-Glyndebourne-2016
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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)

Figaro-Glyndebourne-2016
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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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Sun 24 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

Figaro-Glyndebourne-2016
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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 26 Jul 2016

Old Queens Head, Islington

The Night Shift – July 2016

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We’re back at Islington’s Old Queen’s Head, with its unique ‘derelict opulence’ décor.

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Fri 29 Jul 2016

Glyndebourne

Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro)

Figaro-Glyndebourne-2016
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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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