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Sun 1 Mar 2015

Littlefield, Brooklyn

The Night Shift in New York

The Night Shift in New York
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New York! Are you ready for classical music, minus the rules? We think you are…

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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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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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Mon 23 Feb 2015

The George Tavern

The Night Shift

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We return to one of our favourite pubs, the George Tavern, with an all-new show featuring music by Mozart.

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Sat 21 Feb 2015

Purcell Room

OAE TOTS

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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

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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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Fri 20 Feb 2015

Guildhall, Bath

Bath Bachfest

Lisa-Beznosiuk
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Handel Trio Sonata in B minor Op 2 No 1 (HWV 386b) Telemann Nouveau Quatuor No 6 in E minor TWV 43:e4 JS Bach Trio Sonata from The Musical Offering BWV 1079 Rameau Pièces de clavecin en concerts No 3 in A major

A delectable lunchtime programme of Baroque chamber music, part of the Bath Bachfest. 

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Sun 15 Feb 2015

The Anvil, Basingstoke

OAE TOTs

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These lively and fun concerts, for the very youngest of music lovers, come to The Anvil for the first time – after regular sell out events in London.

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Sat 7 Feb 2015

Union Chapel

OAE Experience at Daylight Music

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Haydn Symphony No.83, La Poule

We’re excited to make our debut at one of London’s most special musical experiences – Daylight Music at the Union Chapel.

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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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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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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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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

Despite its name, ‘Serenade No. 10 for winds’ actually has parts from 12 wind instruments and one rough double bass. With seven separate sections it’s a complex beast, but incredibly rewarding to listen to. 

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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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Mon 26 Jan 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

The Tempest

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Caroline Williams director Elizabeth Kenny music director Katy Watson soprano Sam Boden tenor Frazer Scott bass

A Restoration Tempest – not the celebrated work of William Shakespeare, but a ‘dramatick’ opera, a bastardised 17th century version reworked for maximum appeal to Restoration audiences.

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Sun 25 Jan 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

The Tempest

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Caroline Williams director Elizabeth Kenny music director Katy Watson soprano Sam Boden tenor Frazer Scott bass

A Restoration Tempest – not the celebrated work of William Shakespeare, but a ‘dramatick’ opera, a bastardised 17th century version reworked for maximum appeal to Restoration audiences.

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Sat 24 Jan 2015

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Side by Side Project

Lisa-Beznosiuk
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Lully Marche de a ceremonie des Turcs and Chaconne des Trivelins et scaramouches from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme  Lully Sarabande from Persee  Rameau Marche des Pretresses from Hippolyte & Aricie Rameau Menuet in G from Castor & Pollux Rameau Tambourins from Les Indes Galantes in D Rameau Entrée de Polimnie from Les Boreades Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6, No.1 in G Purcell Overture, Rondeau, Entry Dance and Chaconne from Fairy Queen 

After a successful first year running their student programme in Oxford, OAE principals are back this year working with Music students, giving them an insight into historical performance and playing side by side in what promises to be a special occasion for performers and audience alike.

Lully Marche de a ceremonie des Turcs and Chaconne des Trivelins et scaramouches from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme 
Lully Sarabande from Persee 
Rameau Marche des Pretresses from Hippolyte & Aricie
Rameau Menuet in G from Castor & Pollux
Rameau Tambourins from Les Indes Galantes in D
Rameau Entrée de Polimnie from Les Boreades
Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6, No.1 in G
Purcell Overture, Rondeau, Entry Dance and Chaconne from Fairy Queen 

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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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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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Sun 4 Jan 2015

Mikhailovsky Theatre, Saint-Petersburg

Boris the Tsar

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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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