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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.

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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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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
Brindley Sherratt 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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Sat 2 Dec 2017

St John's College Chapel, Cambridge

Handel’s Messiah

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Handel Messiah

Graham Ross conductor
The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Elin Manahan Thomas soprano
Laurence Zazzo countertenor
Andrew Tortise tenor
Jonathan Brown bass

Graham Ross conducts The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge and us in a performance of Handel’s masterpiece, Messiah, performed in the beautiful setting of St John’s College Chapel.

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Sat 23 Dec 2017

St John's Smith Square

Handel’s Messiah

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Handel Messiah

Anna Dennis soprano
Helen Charlston mezzo soprano
Gwilym Bowen tenor
Matthew Brook bass
Stephen Layton conductor
Polyphony

We join forces with Polyphony for Handel’s visionary, ecstatic Messiah.

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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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