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Harry Bicket © Dario Acosta
Gateshead

Humanity and eternity in Royal Northern Sinfonia's St John Passion

By , 30 March 2018
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Iestyn Davies (Rinaldo) © Chris Lee
New York City

Bicket and The English Concert leave Carnegie Hall thrilled

By , 25 March 2018
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Luca Pisaroni (Argante) and Joelle Harvey (Almirena) © Robert Workman
London

Handel’s calling card Rinaldo still opening doors three centuries on

By , 13 March 2018
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Luca Pisaroni (Count Almaviva) and Christiane Karg (Susanna) © Chris Lee | Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Met's revival of Figaro as relevant today as ever

By , 09 December 2017
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Andriana Chuchman (Eurydice) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

John Neumeier's Orphée et Eurydice a bold season opener for the Lyric Opera

By , 23 September 2017
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Elsa van den Heever (Alcina) © Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
Santa Fe

Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered: Alcina casts some surprising spells in Santa Fe

By , 29 July 2017
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The Ariodante cast © Robert Workman
London

Handel on tour: The English Concert's star-studded Ariodante reaches London's Barbican

By , 16 May 2017
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Harry Bicket © Richard Haughton
Cleveland

Harry Bicket charms with all-Baroque Cleveland Orchestra program

By , 30 March 2017
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Joseph Calleja (Don José) and Ekaterina Gubanova (Carmen) © Todd Rosenberg
Chicago

A luscious new Carmen in Chicago

By , 11 February 2017
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Ailyn Pérez (Juliette) © Ken Howard
Santa Fe

Santa Fe Opera stages an updated Roméo et Juliette

By , 29 July 2016
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Iestyn Davies © Benjamin Ealovega
London

Fool for love: Handel’s Orlando at the Barbican

By , 01 March 2016
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Anna Maria Martínez as Rusalka and cast © Lynn Lane
Houston

Magical debuts make the myth alive in Houston Grand Opera's Rusalka

By , 29 January 2016
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Heidi Stober (Susanna) and Adam Plachetka (Figaro) © Lynn Lane
Houston

Houston Grand Opera wastes a Figaro

By , 22 January 2016
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© David Karlin
London

Europe by candlelight: Padmore follows Charles Burney at the Sam Wanamaker

By , 06 December 2015
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Iestyn Davies © Marco Borggreve
Edinburgh

Perfect Baroque: a memorable Theodora from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

By , 22 October 2015
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Harry Bicket © Richard Haughton
Oslo

Glittering Rameau, Händel and Mozart with the Oslo Philharmonic

By , 08 October 2015
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Iestyn Davies © Sisi Burn
London

Fabulous season opener from Iestyn Davies and The English Concert at Wigmore Hall

By , 12 September 2015
****1
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Heidi Stober (Sandrina) © Ken Howard
Santa Fe

Celestial Mozart despite the earthbound plot: La finta giardiniera at Santa Fe Opera

By , 25 July 2015
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Mahan Esfahani © Bernhard Musil | DG
Chicago

A Baroque inspired program in Chicago, featuring Mahan Esfahani

By , 30 April 2015
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Harry Bicket and The English Concert © Richard Haughton
London

Not quite heroic: Handel's Hercules at the Barbican

By , 04 March 2015
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Harry Bicket © Richard Haughton
Oslo

Eventually there was light: Haydn’s The Creation with the Oslo Philharmonic and Harry Bicket

By , 13 November 2014
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Joyce DiDonato © Mark Allan | Barbican
London

DiDonato enchants in her first live Alcina

By , 10 October 2014
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Hercules © Michael Cooper
Toronto

An Achingly Human Hercules

By , 05 April 2014
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The English Concert © Richard Haughton
London

Self-sacrifice, then and now: Theodora at the Barbican

By , 08 February 2014
****1
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David Daniels (center) as Caesar in a scene from Handel’s Giulio Cesare. Photo  ©  Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera. Taken during the rehearsal on March 25, 2013 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City
New York City

The British in Egypt: McVicar's Giulio Cesare triumphs at the Met

By , 04 April 2013
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David Daniels  ©  Robert Recker licensed to Virgin Classics
London

A finely-cast Radamisto from The English Concert

By , 10 February 2013
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The English Concert  ©  Richard Haughton
London

Prom 26: An unforgettable B minor Mass with The English Concert

By , 02 August 2012
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Ian Bostridge  ©  David Thompson
London

Monteverdi meets Stravinsky: Old and new at the Wigmore Hall

By , 07 July 2012
***11
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Luca Pisaroni (Arganto) in Rinaldo,  ©  Dan Rest
Chicago

The Lyric Opera of Chicago: Rinaldo

By , 29 February 2012
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Renée Fleming as the title character and Andreas Scholl as Bertarido in Handel's 'Rodelinda', © Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera
New York City

Rodelinda at the Met

By , 23 November 2011
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Andreas Scholl  ©  DECCA / James MacMillan
New York City

One Charming Night with Andreas Scholl and The English Concert

By , 20 October 2011
****1
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London

Bostridge's History Lesson

By , 26 September 2011
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Evanston

Seraphic Melody to Make

By , 18 March 2011
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Lyric Opera of Chicago  ©  Dan Rest
Chicago

A Hero's Tale

By , 13 March 2011
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Leif Ove Andsnes, credit Lorenzo Agius
London

Sara Mingardo, Susan Gritton and the English Concert at the Barbican

By , 27 November 2010
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El bajo-barítono Luca Pisaroni © Jiyang Chen
Madrid

El English Concert de Harry Bicket le hace justicia a Rinaldo

By , 11 March 2018
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The English Concerto © Claudia Höhne
Hamburg

Die Tugend triumphiert! Ariodante in der Elbphilharmonie

By , 14 May 2017
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