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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Wigmore Hall, London

Muffat moves his own chess pieces in his quest to unite the styles of France, Italy and Germany, while Bach offers one of his timeless masterpieces. Christian Curnyn returns to direct the orchestra with much-loved repertoire.The English ConcertChristian Curnyn director/harpsichordNadja Zwiener violinTuomo Suni violinHandel Concerto Grosso in D Op.6, No.5 HWV 323Purcell Suite from Dioclesian Z627Bach...

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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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Wigmore Hall, London

An accomplished musician and avid supporter of the arts, Grand Prince Ferdinando of Tuscany stood as one of the last in the Medici dynasty. Attracting the very best musicians, painters, sculptors and artists from across Europe, he turned Florence into a centre of excellence. Amongst the many musicians Ferdinando commissioned and invited to Florence were Alessandro Scarlatti, Legrenzi, Handel and the...

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Garsington Opera

This atmospheric choral masterpiece was the composer's first sacred work and one of the most ambitious and extensive to be composed before Bach. Written three years before becoming maestro di cappella at St Mark's in Venice, its brilliant display of style, rich choruses and moving arias showcase Monteverdi's genius as the 'Father of opera.'The English ConcertThe English Cornett & Sackbutt EnsembleGarsington...

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