Handel: Alcina

Catch a glimpse of The English Concert and mezzo-soprano superstar Joyce DiDonato during the Madrid leg of their 2014 tour of Handel's 'Alcina'.

Catch a glimpse of The English Concert and mezzo-soprano superstar Joyce DiDonato during the Madrid leg of their 2014 tour of Handel's Alcina. Produced for Spanish television, this short documentary includes an interview with Artistic Director Harry Bicket.


"The English Concert, the acclaimed period instrument ensemble, with Harry Bicket conducting, presented an elegant, dramatically riveting concert performance at Carnegie Hall, with a splendid cast headed by the superb mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato in the title role." - New York Times, 2014

Interviews

Get the inside track and watch interviews with our musicians, collaborators and international soloists here. Find out what they think about working with The English Concert, performing within the world of historical performance, whether this is even a suitable term for the current musical scene, and what they think about the music we perform together.

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Harry Bicket discusses the development of period instrument performance during the past several decades.

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Bicket reveals his belief that attitudes towards the practice should be revised, allowing ensembles like The English Concert to be judged directly against orchestras that perform on modern instruments.

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Catch a glimpse of The English Concert and mezzo-soprano superstar Joyce DiDonato during the Madrid leg of their 2014 tour of Handel's 'Alcina'.

Watch now