"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
Two of this country's most eminent Handelians, Sarah Connolly and Harry Bicket join forces to capture the very essence of Handel’s dramatic world through the medium of these miniature masterpieces.View Performance
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We are pleased to announce the forthcoming release of our recent recording of Purcell, Locke and their contemporaries with Sarah Connolly and Rosemary Joshua.Appearing under the Wigmore Hall's own label 'Wigmore Hall Live', the release is a recording of our 2015 concert entitled 'Music be the food of love'.CDs go on pre-release sale at our next Wigmore Hall performance on Wednesday 7 June; an exploration...More Info
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