Buxton International Festival

The summer festivities of Derbyshire's idyllic spa town and grand opera house beckon once again.

Visits in recent seasons for productions of Handel's Tamerlano, Mozart's Lucio Silla and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, in conjunction with our work in local schools, has earned us the title of Associate Orchestra at the Buxton International Festival. This season we pair the next phase of our flagship education project Crazy Composers with an instrumental programme of the great baroque masters.

The English Concert
Christopher Bucknall
director/harpsichord

Purcell Suite from The Fairy Queen
Corelli Concerto Grosso in C Op.6, No.10
Bach Harpsichord Concerto in a BWV 1055
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Bach Sinfonia from Cantata 42 BWV 42
Vivaldi Concerto For Strings in G minor RV 157
Handel Concerto Grosso in G minor Op.6, No.6
Telemann Tafelmusik Suite No.3 in b flat TWV 55:B1

The English Concert's educational work is kindly supported by the Bingham Trust and the Michael Tippett Foundation