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Sat 18 Aug 2018

Glyndebourne

Saul

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Handel Saul

Laurence Cummings Conductor
Barrie Kosky Director
Saul/Apparition of Samuel Markus Brück
David Iestyn Davies
Jonathan Allan Clayton
Merab Karina Gauvin
Michal Anna Devin

Barrie Kosky’s blazingly original and visually spectacular staging of Handel’s oratorio returns for a first revival.

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Sun 19 Aug 2018

Palacio Festivales Cantabria

Festival Internacional Santander

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Telemann Selection from Overture in F
Handel Arias from Giulio Cesare and Theodora
Handel Selection from Water Music
Handel Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op. 6, No. 3
Handel Silete venti

Katherine Watson soprano
Laurence Cummings keyboard/ director

Soprano Katherine Watson sings classic arias from Handel’s operas Giulio Cesare and Theodora, and we also perform some of our favourite pieces from Handel’s Water Music.

Part of the Santander International Festival.

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Tue 21 Aug 2018

Glyndebourne

Saul

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Handel Saul

Laurence Cummings Conductor
Barrie Kosky Director
Saul/Apparition of Samuel Markus Brück
David Iestyn Davies
Jonathan Allan Clayton
Merab Karina Gauvin
Michal Anna Devin

Barrie Kosky’s blazingly original and visually spectacular staging of Handel’s oratorio returns for a first revival.

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Thu 23 Aug 2018

Glyndebourne

Saul

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Handel Saul

Laurence Cummings Conductor
Barrie Kosky Director
Saul/Apparition of Samuel Markus Brück
David Iestyn Davies
Jonathan Allan Clayton
Merab Karina Gauvin
Michal Anna Devin

Barrie Kosky’s blazingly original and visually spectacular staging of Handel’s oratorio returns for a first revival.

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Sat 25 Aug 2018

Glyndebourne

Saul

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Handel Saul

Laurence Cummings Conductor
Barrie Kosky Director
Saul/Apparition of Samuel Markus Brück
David Iestyn Davies
Jonathan Allan Clayton
Merab Karina Gauvin
Michal Anna Devin

Barrie Kosky’s blazingly original and visually spectacular staging of Handel’s oratorio returns for a first revival.

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Thu 25 Oct 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Apollo and Daphne

Apollo e Dafne
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Handel Suite from The Alchemist
Manfredini Concerto Grosso Op 3 no. 9
Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.4
Handel Apollo e Dafne

Jonathan Cohen conductor
Katherine Watson soprano
James Newby baritone

Your typical Handel opera has a multitude of characters and runs for more than three hours. With Apollo e Dafne, however, he showed he could also write a short, sharp, enjoyable two-hander.

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Fri 26 Oct 2018

Zuiderstrandtheater

Apollo and Daphne

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Handel Suite from  The Alchemist 
Manfredini Concerto Grosso Op 3 no. 9
Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.4
Handel  Apollo e Dafne 

Jonathan Cohen conductor
Katherine Watson soprano
James Newby baritone

Your typical Handel opera has a multitude of characters and runs for more than three hours. With Apollo e Dafne, however, he showed he could also write a short, sharp, enjoyable two-hander.

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Thu 29 Nov 2018

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Pipedreams

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Handel Overture Alexander's Feast
Telemann Concerto in G for Two Violettas and Strings
Handel Organ Concerto Op.7 No.1
Telemann Concerto in E minor for Flute and Recorder
Handel Sinfonia, Act 1 from Saul
Telemann Concerto for oboe d'amore, viola d'amore and flute in E major
Handel Op. 4 No. 1 in G minor

John Butt Director/Organ

The sounds of the 18th century.

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment rarely has more fun than when it’s performing music from the 18th century and letting the unique sounds of its period instruments come to the fore.

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Mon 3 Dec 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Pipedreams

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Handel Overture Alexander's Feast
Telemann Concerto in G for Two Violettas and Strings
Handel Organ Concerto Op.7 No.1
Telemann Concerto in E minor for Flute and Recorder
Handel Sinfonia, Act 1 from Saul
Telemann Concerto for oboe d'amore, viola d'amore and flute in E major
Handel Op. 4 No. 1 in G minor

John Butt Director/Organ

The sounds of the 18th century.

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment rarely has more fun than when it’s performing music from the 18th century and letting the unique sounds of its period instruments come to the fore.

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Fri 7 Dec 2018

The Church of Holmen, Copenhagen

Handel’s Messiah

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Handel Messiah

We return to Denmark to perform Handel’s festive oratorio with the renowned Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir.

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Sat 15 Dec 2018

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Handel’s Messiah

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Handel  Messiah 

Miriam Allan soprano
Tristram Cooke counter-tenor
Jeremy Budd tenor
Dingle Yandell bass

We celebrate the 20th anniversary of WMC with an intimate performance of Handel’s ecstatic Messiah.

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Sun 23 Dec 2018

St John's Smith Square

Handel’s Messiah

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Handel Messiah

Katherine Watson 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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