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Mon 22 Dec 2014

St John's Smith Square

Bach: Mass in B minor

OAE-101
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Bach Mass in B minor
Katherine Watson soprano
Iestyn Davies countertenor
Gwilym Bowen tenor
Neal Davies bass
Stephen Layton conductor
The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge

The  St John’s Smith Square Annual Christmas Festival runs throughout the month of December but this is our first show of the 2014 Festival.

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Tue 23 Dec 2014

St John's Smith Square

Messiah

Catherine-Ford
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Handel Messiah Stephen Layton conductor Katherine Watson soprano Iestyn Davies countertenor Gwilym Bowen tenor Neal Davies bass Polyphony

Handel’s visionary, ecstatic Messiah.

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Sat 3 Jan 2015

Mikhailovsky Theatre, Saint-Petersburg

Boris the Tsar

Neil-McLaren
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Mussorsky Boris Godunov Vladimir Jurowski conductor  Sergei Leiferkus Boris Godunov Boris Pinkhasovich Andrey Shchelkalov Vyacheslav Voynarovsky Shuysky Vyacheslav Pochapsky Pimen Elmira Karakhanova Ksenia Evdokia Malevskaya Fyodor Suren Maksutov Grigory Otrepyev Ekaterina Egorova Hostess of the inn Evgeny Akhmedov Yurodivy (Simpleton) Anton Puzanov Varlaam Alexey Kuligin Missail Anastasiya Vinogradova-Zabolotskaya Mamka (Nurse) Yury Monchak Mikititch, Police Officer Evgeny Solodovnikov Police Officer in the inn Alexander Volynkin Boyar-in-Attendance Soloists and Chorus from the Mikhailovsky Theatre

We perform an original version of Modest Mussorgsky’s opera Boris Godunov (1869)with musicians from the Mikhailovsky Theatre.

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Sun 4 Jan 2015

Mikhailovsky Theatre, Saint-Petersburg

Boris the Tsar

Neil-McLaren
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Mussorsky Boris Godunov Vladimir Jurowski conductor Sergei Leiferkus Boris Godunov Boris Pinkhasovich Andrey Shchelkalov Vyacheslav Voynarovsky Shuysky Vyacheslav Pochapsky Pimen Elmira Karakhanova Ksenia Evdokia Malevskaya Fyodor Suren Maksutov Grigory Otrepyev Ekaterina Egorova Hostess of the inn Evgeny Akhmedov Yurodivy (Simpleton) Anton Puzanov Varlaam Alexey Kuligin Missail Anastasiya Vinogradova-Zabolotskaya Mamka (Nurse) Yury Monchak Mikititch, Police Officer Evgeny Solodovnikov Police Officer in the inn Alexander Volynkin Boyar-in-Attendance Soloists and Chorus from the Mikhailovsky Theatre

We perform an original version of Modest Mussorgsky’s opera Boris Godunov (1869)with musicians from the Mikhailovsky Theatre.

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Thu 15 Jan 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Flying the Flag: Images of Russia

Martin-Lawrence
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Mussorgsky Night on a Bare Mountain (original version) Mussorgsky Boris Godunov scenes (original version): the Coronation scene, Boris's monologue from Act 2 (the 'clock' scene) and the Death of Boris Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams) Vladimir Jurowski conductor Sergei Leiferkus baritone

This all-Russian programme, in both programme and soloists, has as its centrepiece scenes from Mussorgsky’s dark-hued opera Boris Godunov with star baritone Sergei Leiferkus.

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Fri 16 Jan 2015

Palace of Arts, Budapest

Flying the Flag: Images of Russia

Martin-Lawrence
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Mussorgsky Night on a Bare Mountain (original version) Mussorgsky Boris Godunov scenes (original version): the Coronation scene, Boris’s monologue from Act 2 (the ‘clock’ scene) and the Death of Boris Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams) Vladimir Jurowski conductor Sergei Leiferkus baritone

This all-Russian programme, in both programme and soloists, has as its centrepiece scenes from Mussorgsky’s dark-hued opera Boris Godunov with star baritone Sergei Leiferkus.

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Sun 18 Jan 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Study Day: Flying the Flag

Henrietta-Wayne
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This year’s study day looks at the Flying the Flag Series which runs through the season.

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Sun 18 Jan 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Study Day: Flying the Flag

Henrietta-Wayne
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This year’s study day looks at the Flying the Flag series which runs through the season.

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Sun 25 Jan 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

The Tempest

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
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We return to the intimate, candle-lit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse with, fittingly, a Jacobean programme.

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Mon 26 Jan 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

The Tempest

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
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We return to the intimate, candle-lit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse with, fittingly, a Jacobean programme.

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Sat 31 Jan 2015

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Flying the Flag: The Bohemians

Lisa-Beznosiuk
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Mozart Serenade in B flat K361 Gran Partita Myslivicek Wind Octet No 2 in E flat Mozart Selection from Don Giovanni

Last year the string section had their time in the limelight so this concert showcases the wonderful sound-world that the period-specific instruments of the wind section provide.

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Tue 3 Feb 2015

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The Works

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Mozart Serenade in B flat, K361 Gran Partita Wind soloists of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Presenter TBC

Our series giving you a guided tour of selected masterpieces returns, this time looking at Mozart.

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Tue 3 Feb 2015

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The Night Shift

The Night Shift
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The Night Shift returns, with one of biggest names in music – Mozart

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Thu 5 Feb 2015

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Flying the Flag: The Bohemians

Lisa-Beznosiuk
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Mozart Serenade in B flat K361 (Gran Partita)
Mysliveček Wind Octet No 2
Mozart Selection from Don Giovanni
Wind soloists of OAE

A chance to enjoy the distinctive sonorities and colours of our period wind instruments.

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Fri 6 Feb 2015

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Flying the Flag: The Bohemians

Lisa-Beznosiuk
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Mozart Serenade in B flat K361 (Gran Partita)
Mysliveček Wind Octet No 2
Mozart Selection from Don Giovanni
Wind soloists of OAE

A chance to enjoy the distinctive sonorities and colours of our period wind instruments.

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Sat 21 Feb 2015

Purcell Room

OAE TOTS

© Anna D'Emilio
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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 21 Feb 2015

Purcell Room

OAE TOTS

© Anna D'Emilio
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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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Thu 26 Feb 2015

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Flying the Flag: Best of Both

OAE-101
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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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Sat 28 Feb 2015

Lincoln Center, New York

Flying the Flag: Best of Both

OAE-101
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Smetana Overture, The Bartered Bride
Brahms Violin Concerto
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor, New World
Adam Fischer conductor
Viktoria 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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Wed 4 Mar 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Flying the Flag: Best of Both

OAE-101
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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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