"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
Shakespeare in Love - East Asia Tour
To mark the 400th anniversary of the death of England’s greatest playwright, The English Concert, led by Artistic Director Harry Bicket, embark on their second tour to China. Exploring the Bard's influence over key English baroque composers, British vocalists Mary Bevan and Tim Mead add a romantic twist with. joining the orchestra for arias and love duets from baroque operas based on Shakespeare’s...Continue Reading
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.View Performance
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