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Tue 28 Feb 2017

The George Tavern

The Night Shift – Whitechapel

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The Night Shift is back for 2017, starting in the East End boozer where we’re Resident Orchestra, The George Tavern.

It’s more classical music, minus the rules, in the same friendly format with the same friendly ticket prices.

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Fri 3 Mar 2017

Bowes Museum

Musical Landscapes: Bowes on Strings

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Get up close and personal with our players and instruments at this intimate concert in the iconic setting of The Bowes Museum in County Durham (pictured). More informal than a conventional concert, hear three members of the Orchestra perform and discuss popular Baroque pieces, with your chance to interact and ask questions.

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Sat 4 Mar 2017

Durham Johnston Comprehensive

Musical Landscapes: Sounds of Durham

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We’re in Durham with a ‘landscapes’ theme as part of our national Musical Landscapes tour. Mixing pieces by JS Bach and Philip Glass with new compositions by James Redwood, as well as opportunities for local amateur musicians to display their skills performing work written about the local area.

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Sat 18 Mar 2017

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Steven Isserlis performs Haydn

Dan Bates
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Haydn La fedeltà premiata
Haydn Cello Concerto in C
Beethoven Symphony No 7

Adam Fischer conductor
Steven Isserlis cello

Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C is one of music’s enigmatic pieces, lost for two centuries before its rediscovery in the 1960s.

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Mon 20 Mar 2017

Royal Festival Hall, London

Steven Isserlis performs Haydn

Hayley Pullen
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Haydn La fedeltà premiata
Haydn Cello Concerto in C
Beethoven Symphony No 7

Adam Fischer conductor
Steven Isserlis cello

Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C is one of music’s enigmatic pieces, lost for two centuries before its rediscovery in the 1960s.

It demands great skills from the soloists, so who better to perform it than British cello legend Steven Isserlis, under the careful guidance of Haydn expert Ádám Fischer. Then enjoy Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, made famous all over again as the soundtrack to Colin Firth’s eve of war address to Britain in the film The King’s Speech.

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Mon 3 Apr 2017

Old Queens Head, Islington

The Night Shift – Islington

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We can’t do pub gigs without a regular trip back to the glamorous Islington pub where none other than Jude Law once came to see us play.

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Fri 14 Apr 2017

St John's Smith Square

St John Passion

Katharine Spreckelsen
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Bach St John Passion

Stephen Layton director
Nicholas Pritchard Evangelist
Neal Davies Christus
Julia Doyle soprano
Iestyn Davies countertenor
Gwilym Bowen tenor
Ashley Riches bass
Polyphony

Stephen Layton, one of Britain’s greatest choral conductors, gathers together some of London’s greatest singers to perform Bach’s St John Passion, considered by many to be even more emotional and dramatic than the St Matthew Passion. Featuring Polyphony.

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Tue 18 Apr 2017

Royal Festival Hall, London

Faust and the Mozart Concertos

Matthew Truscott
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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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Wed 19 Apr 2017

Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi, Turin

Faust and the Mozart Concertos

Cecelia Bruggemeyer
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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 Library

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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Thu 20 Apr 2017

Società del Quartetto di Milano

Faust and the Mozart Concertos

Claudia Norz
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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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Sat 22 Apr 2017

Kings Place Hall One

The Art of Continuo (II)

Hayley Pullen
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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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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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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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Tue 2 May 2017

St John's Smith Square

The Brandenburgs

Luise Buchberger
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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

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

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Thu 4 May 2017

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

The Brandenburgs

Cecelia Bruggemeyer
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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

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

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Thu 11 May 2017

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Brandenburgs

Kati Debretzeni
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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

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

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Fri 19 May 2017

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

The Brandenburgs

Katharine Spreckelsen
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Bach Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Bach Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Bach Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Bach Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6

Lisa Beznosiuk flute
Katharina Spreckelsen oboe
Roger Montgomery horn
David Blackadder trumpet
Steven Devine harpsichord

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

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