What is enlightenment?

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Bach, the Universe and Everything: Importance of Human Contact

Bach, the Universe and Everything: Importance of Human Contact

Watch the online edition of Bach, the Universe and Everything, recorded from Kings Place, London

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A special performance

A special performance

With thanks to Age UK Camden for inviting us to Henderson Court for our first live performance with an audience since lockdown

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Who we are

Who we are

Three decades ago, a group of inquisitive London musicians took a long hard look at that curious institution we call the Orchestra, and decided to start again from scratch. They began by throwing out the rulebook. Put a single conductor in charge? No way. Specialise in repertoire of a particular era? Perfect a work and then move on? Too lazy. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment was born. On these pages we look at our story, our musicians and their instruments, where we play and more.

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