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"Under Harry Bicket's lively direction, each instrumentalist played as though personally responsible for the entire show, wringing out every ounce of drama: at one point during Act II, the cellos unleashed such a torrent of fury that they threatened to upstage the cast." - Financial Times

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Handel's Ariodante: Live from New York's Carnegie Hall

We are delighted to announce that our forth-coming performance of Handel's Ariodante at Carnegie Hall this Sunday (30th April) will be filmed; streamed live on Medici.TV's online platform for the world to see.

Featuring an all-star cast including the likes of Joyce DiDonato, Christiane Karg, Sonia Prina and more, the concert will be available as a free live stream, watchable from the video window below and from the Medici.TV website, beginning at 7pm EST on Sunday 30 April (12am GMT, Monday 1 May).

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2016-17 Season Highlights
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Barbican, London

Richly scored and tightly plotted, an all-star cast brings to life one of Handel’s finest operas.

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Mairlot Hall, Effingham

Sarah Connolly and Rosemary Joshua are two of this country’s most eminent Handelians and, with Harry Bicket in his element, they capture the very essence of Handel’s dramatic world through the medium of these miniature masterpieces.

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Bristol Old Vic

The English Concert brings Handel’s 'Messiah' to life on stage in their latest collaboration with the Bristol Old Vic

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Wigmore Hall, London

The English Concert sets out to explore the beauty of Jewish musical life

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We are delighted to announce that our forth-coming performance of Handel's Ariodante at Carnegie Hall this Sunday (30th April) will be filmed; streamed live on Medici.TV's online platform for the world to see. Featuring an all-star cast including the likes of Joyce DiDonato, Christiane Karg, Sonia Prina and more, the concert will be available as a free live stream, watchable from the video window...

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