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Spitalfields Music: The English Concert

Spitalfields Music: The English Concert
Christ Church Spitalfields. 9 December 2015

Dandrieu: Trio Sonata Op 1/2; Charpentier: Magnificat H73; Charpentier: In nativitatem Domini nostri Jesu Christi canticum; … 737 more words

Concert Reviews

Burney’s Journeys: The Grand Tour

Burney’s Journeys: The Grand Tour
The English Concert, Mark Padmore
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. 6 December 2015

The English Concert was reduced to one of its smallest formations with just four instrumentalists plus tenor Mark Padmore for their Wanamaker Playhouse concert, based on Charles Burney’s writings on music. 355 more words

Concert Reviews

Being Both

My third consecutive Brighton Festival event of the week was Being Both, which featured mezzo soprano Alice Coote along with the English Concert under the direction of Harry Bicket (at the dreaded harpsichord). 507 more words


Handel : Alcina / Barbican, 10th October 2014

The ever-accumulating appropriation of soprano repertory by Joyce DiDonato continues apace. Tonight, in Handel’s 1735 Alcina, the mezzo sang neither Ruggiero – the opera’s most demanding and extensive role, written for a… 1,538 more words


C.P.E. Bach V: The Essential C.P.E. Bach

Checking back in on the C.P.E. Bach Tricentennial, thought I’d share what the folks putting together the new Complete Works edition have deemed The Essential C.P.E. 104 more words

Classical Music

The O'Jays - Successful Live Performances

Today I was learning about live performances and it’s development in the US.

The O’Jay made it big, and till today they do perform from time to time. 135 more words

English Concert

5 Reasons to get excited about Early Music this summer

This summer you’re in for a treat as we bring the finest early music talent to East London! Here are our top five reasons to get excited about our upcoming early music offerings: 505 more words