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Period Showpieces

Typical Vivaldi-like concerto meets Bach’s trademark fugue in these three concerti, performed by the “period movement” English Concert, with Standage and Wilcock on the violins and Pinnock conducting from the harpsichord. 61 more words


Handel: Rinaldo

Handel: Rinaldo
The English Concert, Harry Bicket

Barbican. 13 March 2018

Rinaldo is a curious opera. Cobbled together in early 1711 from some of Handel’s greatest hits from his time in Italy, it was intended a calling-card both for Handel and for the style of Italian opera that was just beginning to make its way on the London musical scene. 672 more words

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