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Sun 4 Feb 2018

Royal Festival Hall, London

Marin Alsop & Nicola Benedetti

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Beethoven Symphony No. 4
Beethoven Violin Concerto

Marin Alsop conductor
Nicola Benedetti violin

Nicola Benedetti’s first appearance with us.

A musician always confounding expectations, violinist Nicola Benedetti performs with us for the first time in this concert.

She’s joined by conductor Marin Alsop for a programme of Beethoven performed with pure unvarnished musicality.

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Mon 5 Feb 2018

Old Queens Head, Islington

The Night Shift – Islington (Feb 2018)

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The Night Shift returns for 2018 and the first one is a cracker.

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Tue 27 Feb 2018

Royal Festival Hall, London

The Corridors of Power

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Mozart Arias from La clemenza di Tito
Mozart Symphony No. 38
Haydn Scena di Berenice
Haydn Symphony No. 103 Drumroll

Ádám Fischer conductor
Christine Rice mezzo-soprano

What wins – love or duty?

Berenice is Queen of Palestine, set to marry the Roman Emperor Titus. But a change of political weather at home makes it impossible for the Emperor to marry a foreign queen. What wins out – love or duty?

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Sat 27 Jan 2018

Union Chapel

Daylight Music

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Ann & Peter Law OAE Experience Ensemble

After a week’s boot camp at the OAE Academy, the talented young period instruments players from the Ann & Peter Law OAE Experience Scheme perform a free gig at Union Chapel.

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Sun 18 Feb 2018

Kings Place

Bach, the Universe and Everything

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Bach Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde (Joyful time in the new covenant)

Steven Devine director
Ciara Hendrick alto
James Way tenor
James Newby baritone
Professor Kishan Dholakia guest scientist

Seeing Life in a New Light

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

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Sun 25 Feb 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – The Fairy Queen

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Meet a gaggle of characters from The Fairy Queen through orchestral music with a story in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments. 

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Sun 25 Feb 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – The Fairy Queen

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Meet a gaggle of characters from The Fairy Queen through orchestral music with a story in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments.

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Sun 25 Feb 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – The Fairy Queen

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Meet a gaggle of characters from The Fairy Queen through orchestral music with a story in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments. 

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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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Sun 18 Mar 2018

Kings Place

Bach, the Universe and Everything

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Bach Himmelskönig, sei willkommen (King of Heaven, welcome)

Steven Devine director
Helen Charlston alto
Nick Pritchard tenor
Dingle Yandell baritone
Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell guest scientist

We are Made of Star Stuff

Pioneering astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell joins us for our Sunday morning series mixing music and science, perfect for inquiring and curious minds.

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Mon 26 Mar 2018

Royal Festival Hall, London

Bach’s St Matthew Passion

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Bach St Matthew Passion

Mark Padmore director/Evangelist
Roderick Williams Christus
Claudia Huckle contralto
Hugo Hymas tenor
Katherine Watson soprano
Jessica Cale soprano
Eleanor Minney mezzo-soprano
Matthew Brook bass
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

A powerful depiction of the Easter Story.

Commemorate Easter with Bach’s St Matthew Passion, featuring an all-star line-up of singers, led by Mark Padmore.

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Tue 27 Mar 2018

CLF Art Cafe (Bussey Building)

The Night Shift – Peckham (March 2018)

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The Night Shift puts classical music in new places, without the usual rules. You won’t be told off for swilling beer, or opening your mouth, and you’re encouraged to clap when you feel like it.

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Wed 11 Apr 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Mozart: Master of Deception, with Sir Roger Norrington

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Mozart Symphony No. 33
Mozart Horn Concerto No.4
Mozart Horn Concerto No.1
Mozart Symphony No. 36

Sir Roger Norrington conductor
Roger Montgomery horn

More from the ultimate musical game-player

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye. His repertoire is replete with surprises and deceptions.

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Tue 24 Apr 2018

The George Tavern

The Night Shift – Whitechapel (Apr 2018)

The Night Shift
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The Night Shift goes east for the first time in 2018, back at the East London boozer where our pub gigs first began.

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Sat 12 May 2018

Kings Place

Haydn: First and Last of a Great Genius

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Haydn Symphony no. 1
Haydn Symphony no. 104 London

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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Thu 17 May 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Der Rosenkavalier

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Richard Strauss Selection of songs
Richard Strauss Der Rosenkavalier (salon score)

Tom Kemp artistic director
Charlotte Beament soprano

A night at the cinema.

We’re going to the cinema with a historically-informed recreation of a remarkable cinema event that first took place in 1926.

Enjoy the big screen adaptation of Richard Strauss’ great comic opera Der Rosenkavalier, accompanied by a live orchestra playing the music Strauss himself wrote to accompany the film.

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Tue 29 May 2018

Camden Assembly

The Night Shift – Camden (May 2018)

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The Night Shift invades the spiritual home of Britpop.

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Sun 10 Jun 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – King Arthur

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Meet a gaggle of characters through orchestral music with a narrative in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops focused on the story of King Arthur. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments.

OAE TOTS: Storytime accompanies the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Funharmonics event in Royal Festival Hall.

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Sun 10 Jun 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – King Arthur

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Meet a gaggle of characters through orchestral music with a narrative in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops focused on the story of King Arthur. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments.

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Sun 10 Jun 2018

Level 5 Function Room, Royal Festival Hall

OAE TOTS: Funharmonics – King Arthur

Book now

Meet a gaggle of characters through orchestral music with a narrative in these interactive OAE TOTS workshops focused on the story of King Arthur. Listen to and engage with the musicians of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and their instruments. 

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