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Sun 29 Jul 2018

Hovingham Hall

Mozart: Master of Deception, with Rachel Podger

Bethan White, Oboe (Ann & Peter Law OAE Experience Scheme)
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Haydn Symphony No. 26 Lamentatione
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 1
JC Bach Symphony in G minor
Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5

Rachel Podger director/ violin

There is more to Mozart than meets the eye.

His repertoire is full of surprises and deceptions.

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Mon 30 Jul 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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Fri 3 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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Wed 8 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 11 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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Mon 13 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 16 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 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
Steven Devine 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 30 Aug 2018

Kloster Eberbach, Basilika, Rheingau

Dangerous Liaisons

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Music by Jean-Baptiste Lully, André Campra, Jean-Philippe Rameau and Marc-Antoine Charpentier

John Butt conductor/harpsichord
Hubert Hazebroucq choreographer
Anna Dennis soprano
Nick Pritchard tenor
Les Corps Eloquents dance

The sights and sounds of Versailles – elegant 17th century dance meets the best of French Baroque music.

Recreating the sounds of Versailles, we’re blending elegant French dance from the court of Louis XIV with a greatest hits of French music from the era.

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Fri 31 Aug 2018

Kloster Eberbach, Basilika, Rheingau

Mozart’s Coronation Mass

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Haydn Harmoniemesse
Mozart Symphony no. 33
Mozart Coronation Mass

Ádám Fischer conductor
Helen Charlston mezzo-soprano
Nick Pritchard tenor
Dingle Yandell bass
Anna Dennis soprano
Choir of the Age of Enlightenment

The second night of our spectacular double-header at the Rheingau Musik Festival, performed in abbey at the Eberbach Monastery.

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Mon 10 Sep 2018

Darlington Hippodrome

Der Rosenkavalier

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Strauss Der Rosenkavalier (salon score)

Geoffrey Paterson conductor

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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Sun 16 Sep 2018

Rudolfinum, Prague

Dvorák Prague Festival

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Elgar Serenade for Strings
Schubert Mass no. 2 in G
Dvorak Mass in D

Pavla Vykopalová soprano
Markéta Cukrová mezzo-soprano
Aleš Voráček tenor
Roman Hoza baritone
King's College Choir
Stephen Cleobury conductor

A trip to one of our favourite cities to perform at the 11th Dvorák Prague Festival.

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Sun 21 Oct 2018

Kings Place Hall One

Bach, the Universe & Everything

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J.S. Bach Was soll ich aus dir machen (‘How shall I give thee up, Ephraim?’) BWV89

How to Leave the Planet 

Our pioneering series of Sunday morning music and science returns.

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Thu 25 Oct 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Apollo and Daphne

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

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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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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