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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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The Big Give Christmas Challenge

The Big Give Christmas Challenge

This year we are seeking to raise £25,000 to bring our latest collaboration with Tom Morris and the Bristol Old Vic, a dramatic staging of Handel's Messiah, to audiences across London and the UK.

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2016-17 Season Highlights
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Wigmore Hall, London

Harry Bicket and The English Concert usher in the New Year with a sparkling programme of baroque bubbles.

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City Hall, Hong Kong

The English Concert set sail on a Far East tour featuring music inspired by the Bard

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Wigmore Hall, London

Distinguished violinist and director Rachel Podger leads The English Concert

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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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About

With an unsurpassed reputation for inspiring performances of baroque and classical music, The English Concert ranks among the finest chamber orchestras in the world.

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Support

While The English Concert has delighted audiences around the world for over 40 years, with no public funding, the survival of the orchestra is dependent upon the generous donations of its supporters. We would invite all those that follow the orchestra to join our dedicated family of donors who maintain the orchestra through a variety of established and tailored levels of support.

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Education & Training

Aspiring baroque directors are put through their paces with intensive coaching on vocal and instrumental music...

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Over the last few months we've been busy working behind the scenes on our new site. We wanted a design that is more modern, which would also make it easier for you to find the information that you are looking for.

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