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Tue 27 Feb 2018

Royal Festival Hall, London

The Corridors of Power

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Mozart Arias from La clemenza di Tito
Mozart Symphony No. 38
Haydn Scena di Berenice
Haydn Symphony No. 103 Drumroll

Ádám Fischer conductor
Stephanie d'Oustrac mezzo-soprano

What wins – love or duty?

Berenice is Queen of Palestine, set to marry the Roman Emperor Titus. But a change of political weather at home makes it impossible for the Emperor to marry a foreign queen. What wins out – love or duty?

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Sun 25 Feb 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – The Fairy Queen

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Meet a gaggle of characters from The Fairy Queen through orchestral music with a story in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments. 

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Sun 25 Feb 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – The Fairy Queen

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Meet a gaggle of characters from The Fairy Queen through orchestral music with a story in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments.

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Sun 25 Feb 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – The Fairy Queen

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Meet a gaggle of characters from The Fairy Queen through orchestral music with a story in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments. 

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Thu 1 Mar 2018

Kings Place

Bach and Handel – Great Balls of Fire

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Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 5
Handel Organ Concerto Op. 4 no. 1
Handel Organ Concerto Op. 7 no. 5

Turning Points is the Kings Place series where you get to explore the hidden secrets of the great composers in history.

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Sun 18 Mar 2018

Kings Place

Bach, the Universe and Everything

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Bach Himmelskönig, sei willkommen (King of Heaven, welcome)

Steven Devine director
Helen Charlston alto
Nick Pritchard tenor
Dingle Yandell baritone
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell guest scientist

We are Made of Star Stuff

Pioneering astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell joins us for our Sunday morning series mixing music and science, perfect for inquiring and curious minds.

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Mon 26 Mar 2018

Royal Festival Hall, London

Bach’s St Matthew Passion

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Bach St Matthew Passion

Mark Padmore director/Evangelist
Roderick Williams Christus
Claudia Huckle contralto
Hugo Hymas tenor
Sarah Tynan soprano
Jessica Cale soprano
Eleanor Minney mezzo-soprano
Matthew Brook bass
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

A powerful depiction of the Easter Story.

Commemorate Easter with Bach’s St Matthew Passion, featuring an all-star line-up of singers, led by Mark Padmore.

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Tue 27 Mar 2018

CLF Art Cafe (Bussey Building)

The Night Shift – Peckham (March 2018)

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The Night Shift puts classical music in new places, without the usual rules. You won’t be told off for swilling beer, or opening your mouth, and you’re encouraged to clap when you feel like it.

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Thu 5 Apr 2018

Conway Hall

The Night Shift – Conway Hall

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Mozart Horn Concerto no.1
Mozart Horn Concerto no. 4

Roger Montgomery horn

Mozart’s horn concertos in the original home of freethought.

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Wed 11 Apr 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Mozart: Master of Deception, with Sir Roger Norrington

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Mozart Symphony No. 33
Mozart Horn Concerto No.4
Mozart Horn Concerto No.1
Mozart Symphony No. 36

Sir Roger Norrington conductor
Roger Montgomery horn

More from the ultimate musical game-player

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. His repertoire is replete with surprises and deceptions.

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Tue 24 Apr 2018

The George Tavern

The Night Shift – Whitechapel (Apr 2018)

The Night Shift
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The Night Shift goes east for the first time in 2018, back at the East London boozer where our pub gigs first began.

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Sat 12 May 2018

Kings Place

Haydn: First and Last of a Great Genius

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Haydn Symphony no. 1
Haydn Symphony no. 104 London

Turning Points is the Kings Place series where you get to explore the hidden secrets of the great composers in history.

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Thu 17 May 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Der Rosenkavalier

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Richard Strauss Selection of songs
Richard Strauss Der Rosenkavalier (salon score)

Tom Kemp artistic director
Charlotte Beament soprano

A night at the cinema.

We’re going to the cinema with a historically-informed recreation of a remarkable cinema event that first took place in 1926.

Enjoy the big screen adaptation of Richard Strauss’ great comic opera Der Rosenkavalier, accompanied by a live orchestra playing the music Strauss himself wrote to accompany the film.

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Tue 29 May 2018

Camden Assembly

The Night Shift – Camden (May 2018)

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The Night Shift invades the spiritual home of Britpop.

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Sun 10 Jun 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – King Arthur

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Meet a gaggle of characters through orchestral music with a narrative in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops focused on the story of King Arthur. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments.

OAE TOTS: Storytime accompanies the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Funharmonics event in Royal Festival Hall.

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Sun 10 Jun 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – King Arthur

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Meet a gaggle of characters through orchestral music with a narrative in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops focused on the story of King Arthur. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments.

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Sun 10 Jun 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – King Arthur

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Meet a gaggle of characters through orchestral music with a narrative in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops focused on the story of King Arthur. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments. 

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Tue 26 Jun 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Dangerous Liaisons

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John Butt conductor/harpsichord
Hubert Hazebroucq choreographer
Anna Dennis soprano

The sights and sounds of Versailles – elegant 17th century dance meets the best of French Baroque music.

Recreating the sounds of Versailles, we’re blending elegant French dance from the court of Louis XIV with a greatest hits of French music from the era.

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Sat 30 Jun 2018

Purcell Room

OAE TOTS: Kings Arthur

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Keep your youngest music lovers captivated with OAE TOTS, a magical introduction to orchestra. This year we travel back in time to enjoy stories of old.

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Sat 30 Jun 2018

Purcell Room

OAE TOTS: Kings Arthur

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Keep your youngest music lovers captivated with OAE TOTS, a magical introduction to orchestra. This year we travel back in time to enjoy stories of old.

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