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Tue 25 Nov 2014

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Lord of the Strings

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Mozart Divertimento in F
Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 10 in B minor
Haydn Violin Concerto No 1 in C
Grieg Poème érotique
Elgar Sospiri
Dvorak Serenade for Strings
Richard Tognetti director/violin

This all-strings programme, led by the brilliant Richard Tognetti from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, contains a saucy surprise.

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Mon 24 Nov 2014

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The Night Shift

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Cheer, chat, drink, leave, come back again.

These are all things that you can’t necessarily do at your average classical music concert, but that you can do at The Night Shift.

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Mon 24 Nov 2014

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The Works

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Antonin Dvorák Serenade for strings
Edvard Grieg Poeme érotique
Edward Elgar Sospiri

Richard Tognetti violin
Rachel Leach presenter

Our series giving you a guided tour of selected masterpieces returns, this time looking at pieces by Dvorak, Grieg and Elgar.

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Sat 22 Nov 2014

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Lord of the Strings

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Mozart Divertimento in F Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 10 in B minor Haydn Violin Concerto No 1 in C Grieg Poème érotique Elgar Sospiri Dvorak Serenade for Strings Richard Tognetti director/violin

This all-strings programme, led by the brilliant Richard Tognetti from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, contains a saucy surprise.

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Fri 21 Nov 2014

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

Lord of the Strings

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Mozart Divertimento in F Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 10 in B minor Haydn Violin Concerto No 1 in C Grieg Poème érotique Elgar Sospiri Dvorak Serenade for Strings Richard Tognetti director/violin

This all-strings programme, led by the brilliant Richard Tognetti from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, contains a saucy surprise.

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Wed 19 Nov 2014

Alington Hall, Shrewsbury School

Lord of the Strings

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Mozart Divertimento in F Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 10 in B minor Haydn Violin Concerto No 1 in C Grieg Poème érotique Elgar Sospiri Dvorak Serenade for Strings Richard Tognetti director/violin

This all-strings programme, led by the brilliant Richard Tognetti from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, contains a saucy surprise.

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Tue 18 Nov 2014

Christ Church, Cockermouth

Lord of the Strings

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Mozart Divertimento in F Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 10 in B minor Haydn Violin Concerto No 1 in C Grieg Poème érotique Elgar Sospiri Dvorak Serenade for Strings Richard Tognetti director/violin

This all-strings programme, led by the brilliant Richard Tognetti from the Australian Chamber Orchestra, contains a saucy surprise.

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Sat 15 Nov 2014

Royal Vauxhall Tavern

The Night Shift at Duckie

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Following our earlier show at the Vauxhall Griffin join us for the after party at the legendary post-queer club night, Duckie.

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Sat 15 Nov 2014

The Vauxhall Griffin

The Night Shift

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The Night Shift is back, and in pastures new, heading to one of Vauxhall’s finest drinking establishments, the Vauxhall Griffin.

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Wed 12 Nov 2014

King's College Chapel, Cambridge

Bach Magnificat

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JS Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.2 BWV1047
JS Bach Magnificat BWV243
JS Bach Cantata No.36: ‘Schwingt freudig euch empor’
JS Bach Cantata No.55: ‘Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht’
Helen Jane Howells soprano
Susanna Hurrell soprano
David Allsopp countertenor
James Gilchrist tenor
Ben Appl bass
Choir of King’s College
Stephen Cleobury conductor

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Sun 9 Nov 2014

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Charpentier’s Le Malade Imaginaire

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Sophie Junker soprano
Samuel Boden tenor
Giles Underwood bass
Mary Doherty Toinette
Rosie Hilal Angelica
Dickon Tyrrell Argan
Caroline Williams director

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Tue 4 Nov 2014

Royal Festival Hall, London

Donizetti’s Les Martyrs

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Donizetti Les Martyrs
Sir Mark Elder conductor
Michael Spyres Polyeucte
Joyce El-Khoury Pauline
David Kempster Sévère
Brindley Sherratt Félix
Clive Bayley Callisthenes
Wynne Evans Néarque
Opera Rara Chorus

Experience the power of Donizetti’s rarely performed grand opera Les Martyrs, in what promises to be one of the highlights of London’s operatic year.

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Mon 3 Nov 2014

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Charpentier’s Le Malade Imaginaire

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Sophie Junker soprano
Samuel Boden tenor
Giles Underwood bass
Mary Doherty Toinette
Rosie Hilal Angelica
Dickon Tyrrell Argan
Caroline Williams director

We make our debut performances in the intimate surroundings of the Sam Wannamaker Playhouse, to present Charpentier’s incidental music to Moliere’s Le Malade Imaginaire (The Hypochondriac).

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Fri 24 Oct 2014

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Flying the Flag: The French Beethoven

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Berlioz Overture, Beatrice and Benedict Onslow Symphony No 1 in A (1831) Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat, Eroica François-Xavier Roth conductor

Beethoven’s electrifying Eroica Symphony concludes this concert, the second in our Flying the Flag series.

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Wed 22 Oct 2014

Royal Festival Hall, London

Flying the Flag: The French Beethoven

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Berlioz Overture, Beatrice and Benedict Onslow Symphony No 1 in A (1831) Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat, Eroica François-Xavier Roth conductor

Beethoven’s electrifying Eroica Symphony concludes this concert, the second in our Flying the Flag series.

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Sun 19 Oct 2014

Purcell Room

Family Concert: Watercycle

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A lively family concert with composer James Redwood, exploring music inspired by water, music about water and music to be performed on water.

A lively family concert with composer James Redwood, exploring music inspired by water, music about water and music to be performed on water.

Starting with overtures and beginnings, explore the OAE’s instruments and look at how great composers such as Handel and Vivaldi have painted pictures in music.

Expect to be surprised and to join in with us on our musical journey…

Watercycle is suitable for 7 – 11 year olds and their parents and carers.

The concert lasts approximately one hour.

 

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James Redwood presenter

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Sun 19 Oct 2014

Purcell Room

OAE TOTS

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The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s always-popular events for the under 6’s and their families return.

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 19 Oct 2014

Purcell Room

OAE TOTS

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The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s always-popular events for the under 6’s and their families return.

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 18 Oct 2014

Friends Meeting House, Brighton

OAE TOTS: Sailing Away

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A concert to explore the sea

These lively and interactive concerts for the very youngest of music lovers come to Brighton for the first time. A fantastic opportunity to introduce 2-5 year olds and their friends and family to the world of period instruments.

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Sat 18 Oct 2014

Friends Meeting House, Brighton

OAE TOTS: Sailing Away

© Anna D'Emilio
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A concert to explore the sea

These lively and interactive concerts for the very youngest of music lovers come to Brighton for the first time. A fantastic opportunity to introduce 2-5 year olds and their friends and family to the world of period instruments.

Read More