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Tue 21 Nov 2017

Perth Concert Hall, Western Australia

Australia Tour with Rachel Podger

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Haydn Symphony No.26
Mozart Violin Concerto No.1
JC Bach Symphony in G minor
Mozart Violin Concerto No.5

Rachel Podger director and violin

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. 

Mozart was the ultimate musical genius – and the ultimate game player. He tore up the rulebook, and if you hear his music twice, you never have quite the same experience.

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Sun 19 Nov 2017

Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Australia Tour with Rachel Podger

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Haydn Symphony No.26
Mozart Violin Concerto No.1
JC Bach Symphony in G minor
Mozart Violin Concerto No.5

Rachel Podger director and violin

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. 

Mozart was the ultimate musical genius – and the ultimate game player. He tore up the rulebook, and if you hear his music twice, you never have quite the same experience.

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Sat 18 Nov 2017

Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Australia Tour with Rachel Podger

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Haydn Symphony No.26 Lamentatione
Mozart Violin Concerto No.1
JC Bach Symphony in G minor
Mozart Violin Concerto No.5

Rachel Podger director and violin

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. 

Mozart was the ultimate musical genius – and the ultimate game player. He tore up the rulebook, and if you hear his music twice, you never have quite the same experience.

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Thu 16 Nov 2017

Llewellyn Hall, Canberra ANU School of Music

Australia Tour with Rachel Podger

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Haydn Symphony No.26 Lamentatione
Mozart Violin Concerto No.1
JC Bach Symphony in G minor
Mozart Violin Concerto No.5

Rachel Podger director and violin

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. 

Mozart was the ultimate musical genius – and the ultimate game player. He tore up the rulebook, and if you hear his music twice, you never have quite the same experience.

Read More

Tue 14 Nov 2017

Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Australia Tour with Rachel Podger

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Haydn Symphony No.26 Lamentatione
Mozart Violin Concerto No.1
JC Bach Symphony in G minor
Mozart Violin Concerto No.5

Rachel Podger director and violin

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. 

Mozart was the ultimate musical genius – and the ultimate game player. He tore up the rulebook, and if you hear his music twice, you never have quite the same experience.

Read More

Mon 13 Nov 2017

City Recital Hall, Sydney

Australia Tour with Rachel Podger

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Haydn Symphony No.26 Lamentatione
Mozart Violin Concerto No.1
JC Bach Symphony in G minor
Mozart Violin Concerto No.5

Rachel Podger director and violin

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. 

Mozart was the ultimate musical genius – and the ultimate game player. He tore up the rulebook, and if you hear his music twice, you never have quite the same experience.

Read More

Sat 11 Nov 2017

City Recital Hall, Sydney

Australia Tour with Rachel Podger

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Haydn Symphony No.26 Lamentatione
Mozart Violin Concerto No.1
JC Bach Symphony in G minor
Mozart Violin Concerto No.5

Rachel Podger director and violin

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. 

Mozart was the ultimate musical genius – and the ultimate game player. He tore up the rulebook, and if you hear his music twice, you never have quite the same experience.

Read More

Thu 9 Nov 2017

Adelaide Town Hall

Australia Tour with Rachel Podger

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Haydn Symphony No.26 Lamentatione
Mozart Violin Concerto No.1
JC Bach Symphony in G minor
Mozart Violin Concerto No.5

Rachel Podger director and violin

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. 

Mozart was the ultimate musical genius – and the ultimate game player. He tore up the rulebook, and if you hear his music twice, you never have quite the same experience.

Read More

Tue 24 Oct 2017

CLF Art Cafe (Bussey Building)

The Night Shift – Peckham

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We return to the creative heart of Peckham.

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Tue 24 Oct 2017

Courtyard, Hereford

Der Rosenkavalier

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Strauss Der Rosenkavalier (salon score)

Thomas Kemp conductor

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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Sun 22 Oct 2017

Kings Place

Bach, the Universe and Everything

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Bach Ich glaube, lieber Herr (I believe, dear Lord, help my unbelief)

Robert Howarth director
Helen Charlston alto
James Way tenor
Professor Carlos Frenk guest scientist

Origin of Galaxies

Marvel at our extraordinary universe and the music of Bach with Bach, the Universe, and Everything, our new Sunday morning series for inquiring and curious minds.

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Wed 18 Oct 2017

Royal Festival Hall, London

Handel’s Semele

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Handel Semele

Christophe Rousset conductor
Louise Alder Semele
James Way Jupiter
Ray Chenez Athamas
Ashley Riches Somnus/ Cadmus
Rowan Pierce Iris
Catherine Wyn-Rogers Juno
Ciara Hendrick Ino
Jeremy Budd Apollo
Robert Davies High Priest
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

Be careful what you wish for.

When Handel premiered Semele in Covent Garden in 1744, he shocked audiences expecting something solemn for Lent with this steamy, sexy story of gods having affairs with mortals.

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Wed 18 Oct 2017

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

Pre-concert: Is love what you think it is?

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Roman Krznaric
Martin Kelly

Join social philosopher Roman Krznaric to explore how audiences through the ages would have viewed Semele’s story.

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Sun 15 Oct 2017

Oxford Town Hall

Der Rosenkavalier

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Thomas Kemp conductor

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.

Read More

Sun 15 Oct 2017

Royal Festival Hall, London

OAE TOTS: Stories of Old

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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 with the evocative English music of Henry Purcell, to entertain your musical children aged 2 to 5.

Bring your clapping hands, singing voices and bouncing feet and meet the instruments of the orchestra.

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Sun 15 Oct 2017

Royal Festival Hall, London

OAE TOTS: Stories of Old

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Keep your youngest music lovers captivated with OAE TOTS, a magical introduction to the orchestra with music by George Frederick Handel. Join us to explore the story of the orchestra and the history of its instruments, and find out how the band can play loud and soft, fast and slow.

Bring your clapping hands, singing voices and bouncing feet and meet the instruments of the orchestra.

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Sat 14 Oct 2017

Stamford Arts Centre

Stamford Arts Centre

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Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op. 3 No. 2
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 2
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 1
Corelli Concerto Gross Op. 6
Rameau Instrumental Suite

We make a rare trip to Lincolnshire and the vibrant Stamford Arts Centre to perform this Baroque programme. 

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Fri 13 Oct 2017

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Oxford Lieder Festival Opening Night

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Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Strauss Selection of songs
Mahler Das Lied von der Erde

Thomas Kemp conductor
Kate Royal soprano
Toby Spence tenor
Dietrich Henschel baritone

The Oxford Lieder Festival gets off to a stunning start with two of Mahler’s great vocal works in chamber orchestrations.

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Wed 11 Oct 2017

Musikverein, Vienna

Handel’s Semele

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Handel Semele

Christophe Rousset conductor
Louise Alder Semele
James Way Jupiter
Ray Chenez Athamas
Brindley Sherratt Somnus/Cadmus
Catherine Wyn-Rogers Juno
Ciara Hendrick Ino
Rowan Pierce Iris
Jeremy Budd Apollo
Robert Davies High Priest
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

When Handel premiered Semele in Covent Garden in 1744, he shocked audiences expecting something solemn for Lent with this steamy, sexy story of gods having affairs with mortals.

Read More

Mon 2 Oct 2017

Old Queens Head, Islington

The Night Shift – Islington

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

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