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Wed 4 Mar 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Flying the Flag: Best of Both

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Smetana Overture, The Bartered Bride Brahms Violin Concerto Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor, New World Adam Fischer, conductor Victoria Mullova, violin

Two of the most popular pieces in the repertoire, Brahms’ Violin Concerto and Dvorak’s New World Symphony, share the stage in this concert.

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Sun 15 Mar 2015

The Anvil, Basingstoke

OAE TOTS

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These lively and fun concerts, for the very youngest of music lovers, come to The Anvil for the first time.

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Sun 29 Mar 2015

De Doelen, Rotterdam

Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Steven-Devine
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Bach St Matthew Passion
Choir One
TBC soprano
Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano
Mark Padmore director/Evangelist
Stephan Loges Christus
Choir Two
TBC soprano
Robin Blaze counter-tenor
Andrew Tortise tenor
Matthew Brook baritone
Soloists of the Choir of the Enlightenment

Bach’s St Matthew Passion, with an all-star line up of soloists, led by Mark Padmore.

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Mon 30 Mar 2015

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Steven-Devine
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Choir One
Sophie Bevan soprano
Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano
Mark Padmoredirector/Evangelist
Stephan Loges Christus 

Choir Two
Fflur Wyn soprano
Robin Blaze counter-tenor
Andrew Tortise tenor
Matthew Brook baritone 

Soloists of the Choir of the Enlightenment

Bach’s St Matthew Passion, with an all-star line up of soloists, led by Mark Padmore.

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Wed 1 Apr 2015

Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Steven-Devine
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Bach St Matthew Passion
Choir One
TBC soprano
Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano
Mark Padmore director/Evangelist
Stephan Loges Christus
Choir Two
TBC soprano
Robin Blaze counter-tenor
Andrew Tortise tenor
Matthew Brook baritone
Soloists of the Choir of the Enlightenment

Bach’s St Matthew Passion, with an all-star line up of soloists, led by Mark Padmore.

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Thu 2 Apr 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Steven-Devine
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Bach St Matthew Passion
Choir One
TBC soprano
Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano
Mark Padmore director/Evangelist
Stephan Loges Christus
Choir Two
TBC soprano
Robin Blaze counter-tenor
Andrew Tortise tenor
Matthew Brook baritone
Soloists of the Choir of the Enlightenment

Bach’s St Matthew Passion, with an all-star line up of soloists, led by Mark Padmore.

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Fri 3 Apr 2015

St George's, Bristol

Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Steven-Devine
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Bach St Matthew Passion Choir One Sophie Bevan soprano Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano Mark Padmore director/Evangelist Stephan Loges Christus Choir Two Fflur Wyn soprano Robin Blaze counter-tenor Andrew Tortise tenor Matthew Brook baritone

Bach’s St Matthew Passion, with an all-star line up of soloists, led by Mark Padmore.

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Sun 12 Apr 2015

Purcell Room

OAE TOTS

OAE Tots Concert at Kings Place
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Our always-popular events for the under 6’s and their families return.  Suitable for ages 2-5 (and parents!)

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Sun 12 Apr 2015

Purcell Room

OAE TOTS

OAE Tots Concert at Kings Place
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Our always-popular events for the under 6’s and their families return.  Suitable for ages 2-5 (and parents!)

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Fri 24 Apr 2015

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

The Night Shift

The Night Shift
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You can drink and clap whenever you want, the bar stays open throughout, and it’s standing room only.

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Sat 25 Apr 2015

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

OAE TOTS

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Our always-popular events for the under 6’s and their families return.  Suitable for ages 2-5 (and parents!)

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Sat 25 Apr 2015

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Watercycle Community Concert

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Music to include Handel’s Water Music and Fireworks Music, plus the Watercycle song by James Redwood.

Featuring local chamber choir the Paragon Singers.

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Tue 12 May 2015

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The Rough with the Smooth

Chi-chi-Nwanoku
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Telemann Overture Burlesque
Vivaldi Concerto in D minor for viola d’amore and lute, RV 540
Stevie Wishart Concerto à Double Entendre (world premiere)
Handel Concerto for harp and lute in B flat
Handel Sonata à Cinque in B flat, HWV 288
Handel Concerto Grosso Op 6 No. 1 in G
Kati Debretzeni director/violin
Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE double bass

At the centre of this concert is a brand new piece by the acclaimed composer Stevie Wishart, whose track record encompasses both early music and cutting-edge electronics.

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Sun 17 May 2015

St John's Smith Square

London Festival of Baroque Music

Roger-Montgomery
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Vivaldi Dixit Dominus, RV 595 Vivaldi Clarae stellae, scintillate, RV 625 Vivaldi In exitu Israel, RV 604 Vivaldi Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV 630 Porpora Laetatus sum Vivaldi Gloria, RV 589

Journey into a lost sound-world: Vivaldi’s Gloria is one of the most popular of all choral works, yet no-one knows for sure how it sounded to its composer’s ears, written as it was for the female performers of a Venetian orphanage.

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Wed 27 May 2015

St George's, Bristol

20 years at St George’s

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Rebecca Miller conductor David Blackadder trumpet C P E Bach Symphony in D W 183/1 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat Beethoven Overture ‘Coriolan’ Haydn Symphony No 104 ‘London’

We toast two decades of OAE concerts at St George’s with trumpeter David Blackadder and conductor Rebecca Miller. This celebratory programme features such masterworks as Beethoven’s dramatic Coriolan overture and Haydn’s majestic love letter to our fair capital.

 

Rebecca Miller conductor
David Blackadder trumpet

C P E Bach Symphony in D W 183/1
Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat
Beethoven Overture Coriolan
Haydn Symphony No 104 London

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Thu 2 Jul 2015

St Paul's Cathedral

City of London Festival

Catherine-Ford
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Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

Under the inspiring dome of St Paul’s Cathedral, we’ll be transporting audiences back 400 years when they hear Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 as the piece was originally experienced.

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Tue 8 Sep 2015

Schloss Esterházy

Haydn Festival

Catherine-Ford
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Haydn Symphony No 36 Schubert Rondo for violin & strings in A major Haydn Overture from Acis & Galatea Schubert Polonaise for violin & string orchestra in B flat major Haydn Symphony No 1 Haydn Violin Concerto in C major Thomas Zehetmair

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment perform with violinist Thomas Zehetmair as part of the Eisenstadt Festival 2015.

Haydn Symphony No 36
Schubert Rondo for violin & strings in A major
Haydn Overture from Acis & Galatea
Schubert Polonaise for violin & string orchestra in B flat major
Haydn Symphony No 1
Haydn Violin Concerto in C major

Thomas Zehetmair violin

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Wed 14 Oct 2015

St John's Smith Square

Bostridge sings Handel

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Telemann Suite in F for two horns and strings Telemann Ich weiss, dass mein Erlöser lebt Telemann So stehet ein Berg Gottes from Der Tod Jesu Handel Concerto Grosso in D minor Op. 3 No. 5 Handel Scherza infida from Ariodante Handel Love sounds th’alarm from Acis and Galatea Handel Silete Venti Handel Selection from Water Music Steven Devine director Ian Bostridge tenor

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

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Tue 10 Nov 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Schiff’s Schumann

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Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Scottish Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor Sir András Schiff conductor/piano

Following his triumphant debut two seasons ago, András Schiff returns to the OAE.

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Tue 24 Nov 2015

St John's Smith Square

Bach’s Double. Bach’s Single.

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Bach Concerto for violin in E Vivaldi Concerto for two violins in G minor Op. 3 No. 2 Pisendel Violin Concerto in G minor Bach Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor Vivaldi Violin Concerto No. 2 in E minor from La Stravaganza, Op.4 Telemann Concerto for four violins in G major Bach Concerto for two violins in D minor Rachel Podger director/violin Kati Debretzeni, Margaret Faultless, Matthew Truscott violins

Violinist Rachel Podger joins us for Bach’s Double Violin Concerto in a programme that also includes his upbeat Concerto in E.

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