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Sat 6 Feb 2016

Royal Festival Hall, London

Marin, Madness and Music

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Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn
Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor
Schumann Symphony No. 3 in E flat, Rhenish

Marin Alsop conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja violin

Genius and madness are often common bedfellows, and this concert focusses on the music of Robert Schumann – a composer who ended his days in an asylum.

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Thu 4 Feb 2016

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Marin, Madness and Music

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Brahms Variations on a theme of Haydn
Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor
Schumann Symphony No. 3 in E flat, Rhenish

Marin Alsop conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja violin

Haydn and Schumann’s fascinating influence on Brahms is explored in this exhilarating performance.

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Sat 30 Jan 2016

Turner Sims, Southampton

Watercycle Community Concert

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Vivaldi 'Winter' from Four Seasons
Handel Water Music

We’re in Southampton for the very last of our Watercycle concerts, suitable for all the family.

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Sat 30 Jan 2016

Turner Sims, Southampton

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. 

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Wed 27 Jan 2016

St George's, Bristol

Monteverdi: The other Vespers

Elizabeth Kenny
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Grandi Deus and Response
Monteverdi Dixit dominus from Selva morale e spiritual
Monteverdi Laudate Pueri No.1 from Selva morale e spiritual
Cavalli Sonata à 6
Monteverdi Laetatus Sum (1650)
Grandi O quam tu Pulchra es
Monteverdi Nisi Dominus (1650)
Monteverdi Lauda Jerusalem (1650)
Cavalli Canzon à 3
Cavalli Hynm Ave Maris Stella (1656)
Monteverdi Magnificat No.1 from Selva morale e spiritual
Monteverdi Salve Regina (1641)

Robert Howarth director
Choir of the Enlightenment

A programme of sacred music from three Italian Masters: Monteverdi, Grandi and Cavalli.

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Sat 23 Jan 2016

Union Chapel

Daylight Music

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Haydn Symphony No. 85, La Reine
Salomon Romance

Fresh out of the OAE Academy, our Experience scheme players perform together in public for the first time. 

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Sat 16 Jan 2016

Kings Place, St Pancras Room

Study Day: All about Baroque

Debbie Diamond
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Come and unwrap a Baroque box of delights as part of Baroque Unwrapped at Kings Place.

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Thu 14 Jan 2016

Kings Place Hall Two

The Night Shift

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Not many people can lay claim to inventing an entire genre. Claudio Monteverdi can.

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Thu 14 Jan 2016

Kings Place Hall One

Monteverdi: The other Vespers

Elizabeth Kenny
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Grandi Deus and Response
Monteverdi Dixit dominus from Selva morale e spiritual
Monteverdi Laudate Pueri No.1 from Selva morale e spiritual
Cavalli Sonata à 6
Monteverdi Laetatus Sum (1650)
Grandi O quam tu Pulchra es
Monteverdi Nisi Dominus (1650)
Monteverdi Lauda Jerusalem (1650)
Cavalli Canzon à 3
Cavalli Hynm Ave Maris Stella (1656)
Monteverdi Magnificat No.1 from Selva morale e spiritual
Monteverdi Salve Regina (1641)

Robert Howarth director
Choir of the Enlightenment

We kick off Kings Place’s Baroque Unwrapped festival with a programme of sacred music from three Italian Masters: Monteverdi, Grandi and Cavalli.

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Thu 31 Dec 2015

Kings Place Hall One

A Viennese Celebration – with a twist

Luise Buchberger
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Mozart Grand Sestetto (arr. Schwencke)
Schubert Nacht und Träume, Ganymede, Der Jüngling an der Quelle
Schubert Trout Quintet (theme and variations)
Schubert The Shepherd on the Rock
Lanner Der Romantiker-Waltzer, Cerrito-Polka, Steyrische-Tänze, Bruder-Galoppe
Various artists Operetta arias (arr. Matthew Kaner)
Strauss Waltzes/Polkas
Various artists Operetta arias (arr. Matthew Kaner)

Matthew Truscott director/violin
Anna Dennis soprano

Join us for our now customary New Year’s Eve celebration at Kings Place, in a concert which takes a very OAE slant on the usual Viennese New Year celebrations.

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Wed 23 Dec 2015

St John's Smith Square

Handel’s Messiah

Elizabeth Kenny
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Handel Messiah

Stephen Layton Conductor

We join forces with Polyphony for Handel’s visionary, ecstatic Messiah.

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Tue 22 Dec 2015

St John's Smith Square

Bach’s Mass in B minor

Debbie Diamond
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Bach Mass in B minor

Stephen Layton Conductor

We team up with Stephen Layton and the Choir of Trinity College Cambridge for one of Bach’s great choral works.

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Sat 12 Dec 2015

The Church of Holmen, Copenhagen

Handel’s Messiah

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Handel Messiah

Mogens Dahl conductor
Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

We take that festive favourite, Handel’s Messiah, to Copenhagen’s unique Holmens Kirke as the ideal prelude to the Christmas season.

 

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Fri 11 Dec 2015

The Church of Holmen, Copenhagen

Handel’s Messiah

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Handel Messiah

Mogens Dahl conductor
Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

We take that festive favourite, Handel’s Messiah, to Copenhagen’s unique Holmens Kirke as the ideal prelude to the Christmas season.

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Thu 3 Dec 2015

Union Chapel

Handel’s Messiah

Phillip Bainbridge
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Handel Messiah

Graham Ross conductor
Elin Manahan Thomas soprano
Christopher Ainslie countertenor
Nicholas Mulroy tenor
Alexander Ashworth bass
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

We’re joining forces with the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge for a performance of Handel’s epic oratorio.

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Mon 30 Nov 2015

St John's Smith Square

The Night Shift

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We originally said this would be an evening of solo violin. We lied.

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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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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
Matthew Truscott violin

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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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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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 in D minor
Vivaldi Violin Concerto Op. 4 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

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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