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Tue 27 Sep 2016

The George Tavern

The Night Shift – September 2016

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This one is classic Night Shift – a string trio playing Baroque bits and pieces by people like Purcell and Gabrielli. 

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Sat 1 Oct 2016

Friends Meeting House, Brighton

OAE TOTS – Going on a Journey

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Prepare for an exciting journey around baroque Europe, and meet the instruments that live there – get up close with the wise old double bass, the fun-loving oboe and the troublesome horns.

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Sat 1 Oct 2016

Friends Meeting House, Brighton

OAE TOTS – Going on a Journey

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Prepare for an exciting journey around baroque Europe, and meet the instruments that live there – get up close with the wise old double bass, the fun-loving oboe and the troublesome horns.

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Sun 2 Oct 2016

St Mary's Church, Tetbury

Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

James Burton
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Harris Faire is the Heaven
Clemens non Papa Ego flos campi
Walton Set me as a seal
Sandstrom 4 Songs of Love
Lassus Veni, dilecte mi
MacMillan O bone Jesu
Barber The voice of my beloved; By night; Love is as strong as death
Bairstow I sat down under his shadow
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Harris Bring us, O Lord God
Victoria Vidi speciosam

Choir of the Age of Enlightenment
James Burton conductor

A diverse programme of a cappella choral music based on the theme of love makes up the first concert our partner Choir will perform in its own right.

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Mon 3 Oct 2016

Kings Place

Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

James Burton
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Harris Faire is the Heaven
Clemens non Papa Ego flos campi
Walton Set me as a seal
Sandstrom 4 Songs of Love
Lassus Veni, dilecte mi
MacMillan O bone Jesu
Barber The voice of my beloved; By night; Love is as strong as death
Bairstow I sat down under his shadow
Stanford Beati quorum via
Harris Bring us, O Lord God
Victoria Vidi speciosam

Choir of the Age of Enlightenment
James Burton conductor

A diverse programme of a cappella choral music based on the theme of love makes up the first concert our partner Choir will perform in its own right.

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Sat 8 Oct 2016

Kings Place

Cartoon and Art Fun Day

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The Guardian Education Centre, in association with us and Kings Place Music Foundation will be hosting a day of free drawing activities for families in their Cartoon and Art Fun Day.

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Sun 9 Oct 2016

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Storytime

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In these interactive OAE TOTS workshops you’ll meet a gaggle of characters through music with a narrative. Watch, listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments.

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Sun 9 Oct 2016

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Storytime

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In these interactive OAE TOTS workshops you’ll meet a gaggle of characters through music with a narrative. Watch, listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments.

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Sun 9 Oct 2016

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Storytime

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In these interactive OAE TOTS workshops you’ll meet a gaggle of characters through music with a narrative. Watch, listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments.

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Fri 21 Oct 2016

St George's, Bristol

St George’s Anniversary Concert

Matthew Truscott
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CPE Bach Sinfonia in C major
JS Bach Harpsichord Concerto in D minor
JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor
WF Bach Harpsichord Concerto in F minor
CPE Bach Sinfonia in B minor

Laurence Cummings director/ harpsichord

Almost 30 years ago to the day St George’s Bristol held its very first evening concert, and it’s decided to celebrate with a performance by one of its oldest friends – us!

We present our Bach: A Family Affair programme of music by Baroque’s first family. Join the anniversary celebration for a bit of fun; you even have the chance to vote for the encore.

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Tue 25 Oct 2016

Old Queens Head, Islington

The Night Shift – The Fab Four

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Four Seasons. Four Beatles. Four Horseman of the Apocalypse. Lots of interesting things come in fours.

For this Night Shift, we’ve our very own Fab Four – four world-class violinists vying for your attention.

As well as extraordinary music for four violins by greats of the classical era, we’ve a new piece by BBC Radio 3’s new ‘embedded’ composer, Matthew Kaner.

It’s going to be FOUR-MIDABLE.

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Fri 28 Oct 2016

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Bach: A Family Affair

Katharine Spreckelsen
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CPE Bach Sinfonia in C major
JS Bach Harpsichord Concerto in D minor
JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor
WF Bach Harpsichord Concerto in F minor
CPE Bach Sinfonia in B minor

Ottavio Dantone director/ harpsichord

A father and his three musical sons. Meet the incredible Bach family at this concert.

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Sun 30 Oct 2016

St John's Smith Square

Bach: A Family Affair

Kati Debretzeni
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CPE Bach Sinfonia in C major
JS Bach Harpsichord Concerto in D minor
JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor
WF Bach Harpsichord Concerto in F minor
CPE Bach Sinfonia in B minor

Ottavio Dantone director/ harpsichord

A father and his three musical sons. Meet the incredible Bach family at this concert.

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Thu 24 Nov 2016

Kings Place Hall One

Suites et Sonates

Rachel Podger
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Mondonville Sonata for violin and harpsichord No. 4 in C
Marais Sonnerie de Sainte Geneviève du Mont-de-Paris
Rameau Cinquième concert from Pièces de clavecin en concerts
Forqueray Deuxième Suite from Pièces de viole avec la basse continuë
Leclair Sonata in G, Op. 5 No. 12

Rachel Podger violin
Jonathan Manson cello
Steven Devine harpsichord

An evening of chamber music with violinist Rachel Podger and OAE players Steven Devine and Jonathan Manson.

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Sat 26 Nov 2016

Kings Place Hall One

Hymne a la Vierge: Charpentier and his contemporaries

Rachel Podger
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Marais Sonnerie
Rameau Pièces de clavecin
Couperin Concerts Royaux
Forqueray Viol works

Eamonn Doughan director
Rachel Podger violin

We team up with Rachel Podger for a second time in the Baroque Unwrapped festival.

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Tue 29 Nov 2016

CLF Art Cafe (Bussey Building)

The Night Shift – End of Year Party

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We’ve grown quite attached to Peckham’s Bussey Building. The old concrete dancefloor and industrial stairwells make suprisingly great spaces for Baroque tunes. Join us there for our last gig of 2016.

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Tue 6 Dec 2016

Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, parts 1-3

Martin Lawrence
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Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 1
Bach Motet, Singet dem Herrn
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 2
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 3

Masaaki Suzuki conductor
Anna Dennis soprano
Robin Blaze countertenor
Jeremy Budd tenor
Ashley Riches bass
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

Masaaki Suzuki, renowned Bach specialist and winner of the 2012 Bach Prize, conducts Bach’s Christmas Oratorio over two concerts.

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Fri 9 Dec 2016

Cadogan Hall

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, parts 1-3

Chi-Chi Nwanoku
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Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 1
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 2
Bach Motet, Singet dem Herrn
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 3

Masaaki Suzuki conductor
Anna Dennis soprano
Robin Blaze countertenor
Jeremy Budd tenor
Ashley Riches baritone
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

Masaaki Suzuki, renowned Bach specialist and winner of the 2012 Bach Prize, conducts Bach’s Christmas Oratorio over two concerts.

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Sat 10 Dec 2016

Cadogan Hall

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, parts 4-6

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Bach Sanctus from B minor Mass
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 4
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 5
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 6

Masaaki Suzuki conductor
Anna Dennis soprano
Robin Blaze countertenor
Jeremy Budd tenor
Ashley Riches baritone
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

Masaaki Suzuki, renowned Bach specialist and winner of the 2012 Bach Prize, conducts Bach’s Christmas Oratorio over two concerts.

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Mon 12 Dec 2016

De Doelen, Rotterdam

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, parts 4-6

Claudia Norz
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Bach Sanctus from B minor Mass
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 4
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 5
Bach Christmas Oratorio, part 5

Masaaki Suzuki
Anna Dennis
Robin Blaze
Jeremy Budd
Ashley Riches
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

Masaaki Suzuki, renowned Bach specialist and winner of the 2012 Bach Prize, conducts Bach’s Christmas Oratorio over two concerts.

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