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Handel: What’s the appeal?

Fri 3 Jun 2011

 

In this latest video OAE violinist and musicologist Roy Mowatt explores what gives Handel’s music its mass, immediate appeal:

 

Join us tomorrow for A celebration of Handel, live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

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May podcast

Fri 27 May 2011

We have a brand new podcast just out – in a jam-packed edition we talk to OAE Leader Alison Bury about our upcoming A celebration of Handel concert, take the train down to Glyndebourne to get Principal Oboe Anthony Robson’s top CD picks and then come back to London to find out what a day in the life of an Orchestra Chief Executive is like, when we talk to OAE boss Stephen Carpenter. Lastly, with our 25th Anniversary approaching in June, Helen Wallace (who wrote our 21st anniversary book, Spirit of the Orchestra) talks about the origins and history of the OAE. Happy listening!

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Handel: A real diva

Thu 26 May 2011

According to our Principal Oboist Tony Robson. In our latest little video we asked players what they thought of Handel and his music. We’re taking our ‘Celebration of Handel’ on tour shortly, starting off in Dartington (29 May), then London (4 June) and Halle, Germany (9 June) before concluding with an all-Handel Night Shift on 24 June.

 

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