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Fri 14 Apr 2017

St John's Smith Square

St John Passion

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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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Sat 22 Apr 2017

Kings Place Hall One

The Art of Continuo (II)

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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 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

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

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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

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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

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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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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 24 Jun 2017

Philharmonie Essen

Bach goes to Paris

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Campra Suite from Les Fêtes Vénitiennes
JCF Fischer Suite No. 7 from Le Journal du Printemps
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4
Rameau Suite from Les Indes galantes
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3

William Christie conductor

Hear a concert of works by Bach and his contemporaries Rameau, JCF Fischer and Campra.

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Sun 25 Jun 2017

The Palace of Charles V, Granada

Bach Goes to Paris

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Campra Suite from Les Fêtes Vénitiennes
JCF Fischer Suite No. 7 from Le Journal du Printemps
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4
Rameau Suite from Les Indes galantes
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3

William Christie conductor

Hear a concert of works by Bach and his contemporaries Rameau, JCF Fischer and Campra.

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Wed 28 Jun 2017

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Bach goes to Paris

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Campra Suite from Les Fêtes Vénitiennes
JCF Fischer Suite No. 7 from Le Journal du Printemps
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4
Rameau Suite from Les Indes galantes
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3

William Christie conductor

Hear a concert of works by Bach and his contemporaries Rameau, JCF Fischer and Campra.

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Fri 30 Jun 2017

Symphony Hall Birmingham

Bach Goes to Paris

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Campra Suite from Les Fêtes Vénitiennes
JCF Fischer Suite No. 7 from Le Journal du Printemps
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4
Rameau Suite from Les Indes galantes
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3

William Christie conductor

Hear a concert of works by Bach and his contemporaries Rameau, JCF Fischer and Campra.

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Tue 4 Jul 2017

St John's Smith Square

Bach goes to Paris

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Campra Suite from Les Fêtes Vénitiennes
JCF Fischer Suite No. 7 from Le Journal du Printemps
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 4
Rameau Suite from Les Indes galantes
Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3

William Christie conductor

Hear a concert of works by Bach and his contemporaries Rameau, JCF Fischer and Campra.

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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 mezzo-soprano
Hugo Hymas tenor
Katherine Watson soprano
Jessica Cale soprano
Eleanor Minney mezzo-soprano
Hugo Hymas tenor
Matthew Brook bass

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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