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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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Thu 25 Oct 2018

Thailand Cultural Center

Toyota Classics

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Steven Devine director/ harpsichord
Charlotte Beament soprano
Daniel Edgar violin
Kinga Ujszászi violin

Our extensive tour of South East Asia continues in Bangkok.

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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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Tue 30 Oct 2018

Lao National Cultural Hall

Toyota Classics

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Steven Devine director/ harpsichord
Charlotte Beament soprano
Daniel Edgar violin
Kinga Ujszászi violin

Our extensive tour of South East Asia continues in Laos.

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Tue 30 Oct 2018

The George Tavern

The Night Shift – Whitechapel

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As the nights draw in, join us for a rather special Night Shift in a legendary east-end boozer. This time, we’re bringing Harry and Meghan’s favourite trumpeter, David Blackadder, for a raucous evening of Handel and Purcell.

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Sat 3 Nov 2018

Chaktomuk Theater

Toyota Classics

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Steven Devine director/ harpsichord
Charlotte Beament soprano
Daniel Edgar violin
Kinga Ujszászi violin

Our extensive tour of South East Asia continues in Cambodia.

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Wed 7 Nov 2018

The Theatre At Solaire

Toyota Classics

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Steven Devine director/ harpsichord
Charlotte Beament soprano
Daniel Edgar violin
Kinga Ujszászi violin
Lea Salonga guest performance

Our extensive tour of South East Asia continues in Manila.

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Sat 10 Nov 2018

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Brahms: A German Requiem

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Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Brahms A German Requiem

Marin Alsop conductor
Elizabeth Watts soprano
James Newby baritone
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

A Requiem for the masses.

To mark Armistice Day, we perform Brahms’ epic German Requiem, the landmark moment in the composer’s career.

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Sun 11 Nov 2018

Royal Festival Hall, London

Brahms: A German Requiem

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Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Brahms A German Requiem

Marin Alsop Conductor
Elizabeth Watts soprano
James Newby baritone
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

A Requiem for the masses.

To mark Armistice Day, we perform Brahms’ epic German Requiem, the landmark moment in the composer’s career.

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Tue 13 Nov 2018

Dewan Filharmonik Petronas

Toyota Classics

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Steven Devine director/ harpsichord
Charlotte Beament soprano
Daniel Edgar violin
Kinga Ujszászi violin

Our extensive tour of South East Asia continues in Kuala Lumpur.

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Fri 16 Nov 2018

West Road Concert Hall

The Glories of Handel

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Handel Overture Berenice
Handel Gloria
Handel Concerto Grosso op.6 No.1
Handel Dixit Dominus

John Butt conductor
Cambridge University Collegium Musicum
Cambridge University Chamber Choir
Ann and Peter Law OAE Experience Ensemble

Our Principal Artist John Butt conducts the combined forces of the Orchestra, our Experience Ensemble, Cambridge University Chamber Choir and Cambridge University Collegium Musicum in a programme of secular and sacred music by Handel.

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Sat 17 Nov 2018

The Municipal Theatre of Ho Chi Minh City

Toyota Classics

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Steven Devine director/ harpsichord
Charlotte Beament soprano
Daniel Edgar violin
Kinga Ujszászi violin

Our extensive tour of South East Asia ends in Vietnam.

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Sun 25 Nov 2018

Kings Place Hall One

Bach, the Universe & Everything

Bach, the Universe and Everything
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J.S. Bach Herr, wie du willst – ‘Lord, deal with me as Thou wilt’ BWV73

Charlotte Beament soprano
Nick Pritchard tenor
James Newby bass
Professor Suzanne Aigrain speaker

Worlds Beyond

Marvel at our extraordinary universe and the music of Bach with our Sunday morning series for inquiring and curious minds, with divine music, lively conversation and stimulating science.

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Tue 27 Nov 2018

Camden Assembly

The Night Shift – Camden

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For our last Night Shift of the year, we’re joined by virtuoso keyboardist John Butt for a special night of Handel organ concertos.

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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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Sat 1 Dec 2018

Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

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Bach Christmas Oratorio Parts 1, 2, 3 & 6

Katherine Watson soprano
Robin Blaze countertenor
Ed Lyon tenor
Dominic Sedgwick bass
Graham Ross conductor
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

From the unbounded joy of the opening chorus, Jauchzet, Frohlocket (Celebrate, Rejoice) to the concluding movements marking the adoration of the Magi, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio is a festive treat.

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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

Mogens Dahl conductor
Denise Beck soprano
Józef Orlinski alto
James Way tenor
Gordon Bintner bass
Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir

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

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Sat 8 Dec 2018

The Church of Holmen, Copenhagen

Handel’s Messiah

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Handel Messiah

Mogens Dahl conductor
Mogens Dahl soprano
Józef Orlinski alto
James Way tenor
Gordon Bintner bass
Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir

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
Matthew Truscott director

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

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