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Tue 1 Sep 2015

Royal Albert Hall

Prom 62: Brahms

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Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Brahms Alto Rhapsody
Brahms Triumphlied
Brahms Symphony No. 1 in C minor
Marin Alsop conductor
Jamie Barton mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Appl baritone
Choir of the Enlightenment

Join us at the Proms for an all-Brahms evening.

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Sat 5 Sep 2015

Cavendish Arms

The Night Shift

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Black cabs might resent having to go south of the river, but not us. We love it.

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Sat 5 Sep 2015

Royal Vauxhall Tavern

The Night Shift at Duckie

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We return to Vauxhall’s legendary post-queer club night.

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Tue 8 Sep 2015

Schloss Esterházy

Haydn Festival

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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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Fri 11 Sep 2015

Kings Place Hall Two

The Night Shift

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Kings Place, in London’s King’s Cross, is the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s ‘headquarters’. So we’re pumped we get to do The Night Shift there.

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Sat 12 Sep 2015

The Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest

George Enescu Festival

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Handel Concerto Grosso in D minor Op. 3 No. 5
Handel Trio Sonata in G Op. 5 No. 4
Handel Organ Concerto in F Op. 4 No. 4
Handel Organ Concerto in G minor Op. 7 No. 5
Handel Concerto Grosso in A Op. 6 No. 11
Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat Op. 3 No. 2
Laurence Cummings director

Accomplished conductor and harpsichordist Laurence Cummings joins us at Romania’s Enescu Festival for this all-Handel programme, including three concerti grossi and two organ concerti. 

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Sun 13 Sep 2015

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

OAE TOTS: Sailing Away

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Sail away on a voyage of musical discovery, where traditional sea shanties sit alongside Handel’s famous Water Music. 

Join us for this water-themed concert designed specially for those aged 2–5.

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Sun 13 Sep 2015

The Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest

George Enescu Festival

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Handel Saul
Laurence Cummings director
Christopher Purves Saul
Sarah Tynan Merab
Sophie Bevan Michal
Paul Appleby Jonathan
Christopher Lowrey David

We perform Handel’s dramatic oratorio, Saul, which includes some of his most exciting choral pieces, beneath the spectacular dome of Bucharest’s Romanian Athenaeum. 

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Wed 23 Sep 2015

St George's, Bristol

The Night Shift

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We love Bristol, we’ve been there a few times. The Orchestra has been doing concerts at St Georges since forever, but this will be the first time we’ve taken The Night Shift there. 

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Sun 27 Sep 2015

The Anvil, Basingstoke

OAE TOTS: Tudors

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These lively and fun concerts for the very youngest of music lovers are returning to The Anvil. Immerse your tots in the world of Shakespeare, Kings, Queens and the English court with a selection of authentically Tudor tunes.

These events are recommended for those aged 2 – 5 and their friends and families. Children aged less than 2 are welcome and do not need a ticket, providing they can sit on your lap.

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Sun 27 Sep 2015

The Anvil, Basingstoke

OAE TOTS: Tudors

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These lively and fun concerts for the very youngest of music lovers are returning to The Anvil. Immerse your tots in the world of Shakespeare, Kings, Queens and the English court with a selection of authentically Tudor tunes.

These events are recommended for those aged 2 – 5 and their friends and families. Children aged less than 2 are welcome and do not need a ticket, providing they can sit on your lap.

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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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Sat 17 Oct 2015

Lowestoft Library

OAE TOTS: Sailing Away

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Sail away on a voyage of musical discovery, where traditional sea shanties sit alongside Handel’s famous Water Music. 

Join us for this water-themed concert designed specially for those aged 2–5.

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Sat 17 Oct 2015

Lowestoft Library

OAE TOTS: Sailing Away

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Sail away on a voyage of musical discovery, where traditional sea shanties sit alongside Handel’s famous Water Music. 

Join us for this water-themed concert designed specially for those aged 2–5.

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Sat 17 Oct 2015

Canterbury Cathedral

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

Opening 2015’s Canterbury Festival, we’re taking our Baroque programme to Canterbury Cathedral. This concert features works by Telemann and Handel including one of his most lavish motets, Silete Venti. Almost operatic in scale and ambition, it’s a deeply expressive piece: gorgeous music in a uniquely historic setting.

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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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Thu 19 Nov 2015

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Bach’s double, Bach’s Single

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Bach Violin Concerto 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
Vivaldi Violin Concerto Op. 4 No. 2
Telemann Concerto for four violins
Bach Concerto for two violins
Kati Debretzeni, Margaret Faultless, Matthew Truscott Violins
Rachel Podger Director/violin

A showcase of the of the creativity and inventiveness poured into the violin concerto for single and multiple instruments in the early eighteenth century.

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Fri 20 Nov 2015

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Bach’s Double, Bach’s Single

Debbie Diamond
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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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Sun 22 Nov 2015

West London Synagogue

West London Synagogue

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Haydn Symphony No.6, Le Matin Mozart Concerto for Flute and Harp Bach  Concerto for Two Violins Haydn Symphony No.8, Le Soir Rachel Podger director / violin Lisa Beznosiuk flute Frances Kelly harp

We’re taking a break from our 30th birthday season at Southbank Centre to pay a visit to the stunning West London Synagogue, just off Edgware Road.

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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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