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Wed 24 May 2017

Glyndebourne

Hipermestra

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Cavalli Hipermestra

Hipermestra – one of 50 daughters of a son whose twin brother has 50 sons. When he ordered his daughters to each marry and then kill one of his nephews, it was never going to run exactly according to plan.

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Tue 23 May 2017

Camden Assembly

The Night Shift – Camden

The Night Shift
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The Night Shift invades the spiritual home of Britpop.

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Sat 20 May 2017

Kings Place

Turning Points: Bach’s Orchestral Suites

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Bach Suite No. 2 in B minor
Bach Suite No. 3 in D

Have you ever really wanted to get to know great music, to find out why it moves you in such unique and fundamental ways?

If so, join us to explore the mind of Johann Sebastian Bach, a composer who married a complete mastery of technique with an indefinable spiritual dimension.

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Sat 20 May 2017

Glyndebourne

Hipermestra

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Cavalli Hipermestra

Hipermestra – one of 50 daughters of a son whose twin brother has 50 sons. When he ordered his daughters to each marry and then kill one of his nephews, it was never going to run exactly according to plan.

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Fri 19 May 2017

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

The Brandenburgs

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Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

Lisa Beznosiuk flute
Katharina Spreckelsen oboe
Rebecca Miles recorder
David Blackadder trumpet
Steven Devine harpsichord
Pavlo Beznosiuk violin
Ian Wilson recorder

Hear five of the Brandenburg Concertos – Baroque masterpieces that need no introduction. 

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Thu 11 May 2017

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Brandenburgs

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Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

Lisa Beznosiuk flute
Katharina Spreckelsen oboe
Roger Montgomery horn
David Blackadder trumpet
Steven Devine harpsichord
Pavlo Beznosiuk violin
Huw Daniel violin piccolo
Rebecca Miles recorder
Ian Wilson recorder
Nicholas Benz horn

Hear all of the Brandenburg Concertos – six Baroque masterpieces that need no introduction. 

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Sat 6 May 2017

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

The Brandenburgs

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Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 2
Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 6
Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 3
Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 4

Lisa Beznosiuk flute
Katharina Spreckelsen oboe
Rebecca Miles recorder
David Blackadder trumpet
Steven Devine harpsichord
Pavlo Beznosiuk violin
Ian Wilson recorder

Hear four of the Brandenburg Concertos – Baroque masterpieces that need no introduction. 

Each concerto has its own unique structure and personality, but all are technically impressive and emotionally raw. The Brandenburgs have been an important part of the OAE’s history since a landmark recording 25 years ago.

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Thu 4 May 2017

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

The Brandenburgs

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Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

Lisa Beznosiuk flute
Katharina Spreckelsen oboe
Roger Montgomery horn
David Blackadder trumpet
Steven Devine harpsichord
Pavlo Beznosiuk violin
Huw Daniel violin piccolo
Rebecca Miles recorder
Ian Wilson recorder
Nicholas Benz horn

Hear all of the Brandenburg Concertos – six Baroque masterpieces that need no introduction. 

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Tue 2 May 2017

St John's Smith Square

The Brandenburgs

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Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

Lisa Beznosiuk flute
Katharina Spreckelsen oboe
Roger Montgomery horn
David Blackadder trumpet
Steven Devine harpsichord
Rebecca Miles recorder
Nicholas Benz horn
Pavlo Beznosiuk violin
Ian Wilson recorder
Huw Daniel violin piccolo

Hear all of the Brandenburg Concertos – six Baroque masterpieces that need no introduction. 

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Wed 26 Apr 2017

Lincoln Center, New York

Faust and the Mozart Concertos

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Haydn Symphony No. 49, La passione
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 1
CPE Bach Symphony in G
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5

Isabelle Faust violin
Matthew Truscott director

International star violinist Isabelle Faust performs two of Mozart’s violin concertos and Haydn’s Symphony No.49.

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Wed 26 Apr 2017

Heath Street Baptist Church

OAE TOTS

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Our events for 2–5 year olds make their debut appearance in Hampstead as part of Heath Street Church’s Baroquestock festival.

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Wed 26 Apr 2017

Heath Street Baptist Church

OAE TOTS

© Anna D'Emilio
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Our events for 2–5 year olds make their debut appearance in Hampstead as part of Heath Street Church’s Baroquestock festival.

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Tue 25 Apr 2017

CLF Art Cafe (Bussey Building)

The Night Shift – Peckham

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The creative heart of Peckham hosts classical music, minus the rules.

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Sat 22 Apr 2017

Kings Place Hall One

David Watkins Directs…

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Bach Ich Steh mit einem Fuss im Grabe
Bsch Schubler Chorale Preludes
Purcell Music from The Fairy Queen
Handel Music fromGiulio Cesare
Bach Cantata BWV199

David Watkin director
Julia Doyle soprano
Alison McGillivray cello
Musicians from the OAE Experience Ensemble

As part of Kings Place’s Cello Unwrapped season, musicians from the Ann & Peter Law OAE Experience scheme join director David Watkin and soprano Julia Doyle to explore the role of the continuo in sacred and secular music.

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Thu 20 Apr 2017

Società del Quartetto di Milano

Faust and the Mozart Concertos

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Haydn Symphony No. 49, La passione
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 1
CPE Bach Symphony in G
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5

Isabelle Faust violin
Matthew Truscott director

International star violinist Isabelle Faust performs two of Mozart’s violin concertos and Haydn’s Symphony No.49.

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Thu 20 Apr 2017

Lowestoft Triangle Tavern

Musical Landscapes : Music to your Beers

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OAE is coming to Lowestoft as part of our Musical Landscapes tour! We’re turning off your local’s jukebox and pitching up with a spot of live classical music instead. In this pop-up performance with musicians from the Orchestra there’ll be Vivaldi to go with your vodka and Bach to go with you Beers. Best of all, it’s all free.

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Thu 20 Apr 2017

Trinity Methodist Church, Lowestoft

Musical Landscapes : TOTS Going on a Journey

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We’re coming to Lowestoft as part of our Musical Landscapes series, and bringing back our popular TOTS concerts!

Introduce your child to the magic of the orchestra in these kid-friendly concerts.

The very youngest of music lovers are always captivated by OAE Tots concerts, for children aged 2 to 5.

Come and join us on a musical adventure, discovering Baroque music with a theatrical twist.

This event is FREE and last approx. 45 minutes.

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Wed 19 Apr 2017

Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi, Turin

Faust and the Mozart Concertos

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Haydn Symphony No. 49, La passione
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 1
CPE Bach Symphony in G
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5

Isabelle Faust violin
Matthew Truscott director

International star violinist Isabelle Faust performs two of Mozart’s violin concertos and Haydn’s Symphony No.49.

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Wed 19 Apr 2017

Lowestoft Marina Theatre

Musical Landscapes – Sounds of Lowestoft

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We’re in Lowestoft with a ‘landscapes’ theme as part of our national Musical Landscapes tour.

Amongst a week of workshops and an exciting mix of performances, we will be at the Marina Theatre, mixing pieces by JS Bach and Philip Glass as well as new compositions by James Redwood with local schools including Roman Hill, St Mary’s Roman Catholic and Oulton Broad Primaries to perform alongside us. This concert also includes our new Musical Landscapes film, made on location in Lowestoft.

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Tue 18 Apr 2017

Royal Festival Hall, London

Faust and the Mozart Concertos

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Haydn Symphony No. 49, La passione
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 1
CPE Bach Symphony in G
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5

Isabelle Faust violin
Matthew Truscott director

International star violinist Isabelle Faust performs two of Mozart’s violin concertos and Haydn’s Symphony No.49.

Read More