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Smoke machines, backflips and baroque drums: Reimagining Rameau for GCSE

Smoke machines, backflips and baroque drums: Reimagining Rameau for GCSE

We worked with a group of Acland Burghley students to create a new dance to Rameau's Les Indes Galantes

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Announcing OAE Player 2.0

Announcing OAE Player 2.0

Thanks to your feedback and support we have been able to keep improving our digital platform

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Who we are

Who we are

Three decades ago, a group of inquisitive London musicians took a long hard look at that curious institution we call the Orchestra, and decided to start again from scratch. They began by throwing out the rulebook. Put a single conductor in charge? No way. Specialise in repertoire of a particular era? Perfect a work and then move on? Too lazy. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment was born. On these pages we look at our story, our musicians and their instruments, where we play and more.

Performances, masterclasses, interviews and more