The English Concert return to the 2016 Buxton Festival with Handel’s psychological thriller Tamerlano under guest director Laurence Cummings.

The tyrannical emperor Tamerlano (Rupert Enticknap) confronts his prisoners Asteria (Marie Lys) and Bajazet (Paul Nilon).

“…music-making of great refinement from the English Concert under Laurence Cummings.” – The Times

“Laurence Cummings’ English Concert produced a supple, golden sound that managed to combine constant drama with delicacy. Stylish playing and real impetus prevented the work from being ponderous and was the finishing touch to a production of Baroque excellence.” – Bachtrack