Andreas Scholl

Quick on the heels of our Shakespeare celebration in East Asia last season, we return with a summer tour of South Korea.

The English Concert
Andreas Scholl
countertenor
Mark Bennett trumpet

Avison Concerto Grosso No. 9 in C (after Domenico Scarlatti)
Handel ‘Ombra mai fu’ from Xerxes
Handel Concerto Grosso Op. 3 No. 2
Handel ‘Se in fiorito’ from Giulio Cesare
Torelli Sonata in D
Handel ‘Empiro diro tu sei from Giulio Cesare

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Vivaldi Concerto for Strings in G minor RV157
Vivaldi Nisi Dominus RV608

Quick on the heels of our Shakespeare celebration in East Asia last season, we return with a summer tour of South Korea with the one of the world’s greatest countertenors Andreas Scholl.

Season Highlights
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Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

In anticipation of Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s latest play Emilia, being performed at Shakespeare’s Globe this summer, we delve into the world of Emilia Bassano, the supposed ‘Dark Lady’ of the Sonnets and muse to one William Shakespeare. The candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse sets the scene for one of England’s first feminist writers, pairing her poetry with the music of her contemporaries, friends...

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Wigmore Hall, London

Composers have long been inspired by each other’s work, whether in style, melody, rhythm, and even whole movements or works. We take a leaf from the past in creating something new and explore the arrangements of Haydn and Mozart through the centuries.The English ConcertHarry Bicket director/fortepianoMozart Fantasia in F minor (after K608 for mechanical clock) arr. BicketHaydn Symphony No.104 in...

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Peacock Theatre

In commemoration of the armistice, Wayne Eagling’s latest ballet (set to Handel’s masterpiece) is based on the life of Dame Marie Rambert during the Great War. A hugely influential figure on the British and international ballet scene, we follow her whirlwind romance with Ashley Dukes and her anguish at their separation as he is called back to the horrors of the battlefield.The English ConcertNew...

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Barbican, London

Uniting some of Handel’s greatest music with all-star casts, directed by Artistic Director Harry Bicket and with our virtuosic orchestra in full flight, it is an unmissable event. With Ariodante and Rinaldo in most recent seasons, now comes the turn of Semele; a tale of adultery and revenge amongst Gods.The English ConcertHarry Bicket director/harpsichordBrenda Rae SemeleElizabeth...

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