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Apr 26, 28, 29 mat, 30, May 06, 08, 09

L'Opéra des Nations, Geneva

King Arthur
Purcell, King Arthur
Leonardo Garcia Alarcón, Conductor
Alan Woodbridge, Conductor
Alain Maratrat, Director
Grand Théâtre Opera Chorus
Cappella Mediterranea
Thu 26 Apr at 19:30

University of Nottingham, Lakeside Arts Centre: Djanogly Recital Hall, Nottingham

Doric String Quartet
Purcell, Fantasies: various
Britten, String Quartet no. 2 in C major, Op.36
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 13 in B flat major, Op.130
Doric String Quartet
Fri 27 Apr at 19:30

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London

From Bach to Betjeman
de' Liguori, Tu scendi dalle stelle
Cesti, L'Orontea: Intorno all'idol mio
Durante, Danza, danza, fanciulla gentile
Schubert, Deutsches Requiem, in G minor, D.621
Schubert, An die Musik, in D major, D.547
Carissimi, Piangete ohimè
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas: Witches Duet
Bach, I will praise the Lord (duet from Cantata 37)
Bach, Lord, see the good works of my heart (duet from Cantata 9)
Bach, Laughing and Shouting for Joy (duet from Cantata 15)
Mozart, Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K339: Laudate Dominum
Traditional Spanish, La Paloma Yradier
Binge, Where the gentle Avon flows
McDowell, Ten Woodland Sketches: To a wild rose
Traditional, Oh no John
Saint-Saëns, Ave Maria
Quilter, Five English Love Lyrics, Op. 24: Go, lovely rose
Quilter, Seven Elizabethan Lyrics: Weep you no more, Op.12 no.1
Mendelssohn, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), Op.34 no.2
Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine
Gibbs, Five Eyes, Op.15 no.2
Seiber, This Old Woman (from Three Hungarian Folk Songs)
Sussex Song Makers
Jennie Beckwith, Piano
Katie Hoad-Hitchings, Violin
Lizzie Howard, Violin
Elizabeth Muir-Lewis, Conductor
Sun 29 Apr at 19:00

Lilian Piercey Concert Hall, Halifax

Jane Archibald in Recital
Jane Archibald in Recital
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Purcell, Sweeter than roses, Z 585
Purcell, If music be the food of love, Z 379 (3rd version)
Debussy, Pierrot (L30)
Debussy, Regret (L59)
Debussy, Apparition (L57)
Schubert, Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock), (W. Müller u. H. v. Chézy), D.965
Strauss R., Six Lieder, Op.68
Strauss R., Amor, Op.68 no.5
Strauss R., Amor, Op.68 no.5
Strauss R., Amor, Op.68 no.5
Traditional, Bonny Wee Thing (Robbie Burns) (Arranged by Liz Upchurch)
Traditional, Ae Fond Kiss (Robbie Burns) (Arranged by Liz Upchurch)
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: Klänge der Heimat
Jane Archibald, Soprano
Dominic Desautels, Clarinet
Liz Upchurch, Piano
Fri 4 May at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Female Portraits
Purcell, Bess of Bedlam or From Silent Shades, Z 370
Schubert, An Silvia (Shakespeare), D.891
Schubert, Gretchen am Spinnrade (Goethe), D.118
Schubert, Marie (Novalis), D.658
Schubert, Suleika I (Was bedeutet die Bewegung?) (Willemer), D.720
Mendelssohn, Suleika, Op.34 no.4
Schumann, Kennst du das Land?
Schumann, Myrthen: Lied der Suleika, Op.25 no.9
Wolf, Philine
Strauss R., Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op.67
Strauss R., Cäcilie, Op.27 no.2
Hahn, A Chloris
Fauré, Lydia, Op.4 no.2
Fauré, Sylvie, Op.6 no.3
Fauré, Nell, Op.18 no.1
Debussy, Jane
Duparc, Phidylé
Paladilhe, Psyché
Walton, 3 Songs after Edith Sitwell, no.1: Daphne
Walton, Beatriz's Song
Britten, Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 3: Sweet Polly Oliver
Britten, Folk Song Arrangements, vol. 5: Sally in our alley
Carmichael, Georgia on My Mind
Porter, Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Lunch Today)
Lucy Crowe, Soprano
Anna Tilbrook, Piano
Sat 5 May at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

English Choral Music
Lambert, Rio Grande
Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music
Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Tavener, The Lamb
Patterson, Magnificat, Op.75
Works by Purcell
Works by Rutter
English Concert Singers
English Concert Chorus
English Concert Orchestra
Rhys-Morgan, Tim, Piano
Roy Wales, Conductor
Sun 6 May at 20:00

SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford

Florilegium - A Choice Collection
Purcell, Sonata no. 6 in G minor "Chaconne", in four parts, Z 807
Baltzar, John come Kisse me Nowe
Purcell, The Prophetess, Z 627: Two in One upon a Ground
Simpson, Duet Divisions in F major
Blow, Trio Sonata in A major
Handel, Trio Sonata in B minor, Op.2 no.1, HWV 386b
Locke, Triple Concordia: Suite
Purcell, Harpsichord Suite no. 1 in G major, Z 660
Handel, Trio Sonata in E minor, HWV 395
Barsanti, A Collection of Scots Airs
Florilegium
Sat 12 May at 19:30

Musikverein: Brahms-Saal, Vienna

Purcell, Vivaldi, Schmelzer, Couperin
Purcell, The Fairy Queen, Z 629: suite
Vivaldi, Flute Concerto in G minor, Op.10 no. 2, RV 439 "La notte”
Schmelzer, Triosonate F-Dur
Couperin, Les Nations: La Françoise
Concentus Musicus Wien
Sun 13 May at 19:00

Normansfield Theatre, Teddington

The Genius of Purcell
Purcell, Other (Narrated concert on his life)
Tue 15 May at 19:00

Westminster Abbey, London

Choir of Westminster Abbey
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Purcell, Te Deum in D major, Z 232
Purcell, Rejoice in the Lord Alway, "The Bell Anthem", Z 49
Purcell, Birthday ode for Queen Mary / Come ye sons of art, away, Z323
Charpentier, O Deus, O Salvator noster H372
Charpentier, Te Deum, H.146
Choir of Westminster Abbey
St James's Baroque
James O'Donnell, Conductor

Basilika St Cyriakus, Duderstadt

Christ Church Cathedral Choir
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Works by Purcell
Works by Handel
Works by Byrd
Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Stephen Darlington, Conductor
Fri 18 May at 19:30

Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore

SSO Chamber Series: The Glory of Baroque
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Gabrielli, Canzona 16 à 12 Ch.209
Biber, Battle Symphony
Stradella, String Overture “Avanti il Davone”
Purcell, King Arthur Z 628: Chaconne
Handel, Messiah HWV56: Rejoice Greatly O Daughter of Zion
Handel, Messiah HWV56: Then shall the eyes of the blind
Handel, Messiah HWV56: He shall feed his flock
Handel, Alcina, HWV 34: Tornami a vagheggiar
Vivaldi, L'estro armonico: Concerto for 2 violins, cello and strings in A minor, Op.3 no. 8, RV 522
Handel, Concerto Grosso in G major, Op.6 no.1, HWV 319
Members of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Peter Hanson, Violin, Conductor
Sat 19 May at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Vivaldi - The Four Seasons by Candlelight
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
Bach, Concerto for Two Violins
Handel, Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Pachelbel, Canon in D major
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Purcell, The Fairy Queen, Z 629: suite
Belmont Ensemble of London
Helen Davies, Violin
Blanco, Emma, Violin
Peter Dyson, Conductor
Tue 22 May at 21:00

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian: Main Auditorium, Lisbon

© Brooke Shaden
In War & Peace with Joyce DiDonato
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Handel, Jephtha HWV 70: 'Scenes of horror, scenes of woe
Leo, Andromaca: Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro!
Cavalieri, Sinfonia Rappresentatione di anima e di corpo
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Dido's Lament "When I am laid in earth"
Handel, Agrippina: Pensieri, voi mi tormentate
Gesualdo, Tristis est anima mea
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga
Purcell, The Indian Queen, Z 630: They tell us that you mighty pow'rs above
Handel, Susanna, HWV 66: Crystal streams in murmurs flowing
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Augelletti, che cantate
Handel, Ariodante, HWV33: Dopo notte
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Thu 24 May at 21:00

Wiesbaden Staatstheater, Wiesbaden

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In War & Peace with Joyce DiDonato
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Handel, Jephtha HWV 70: 'Scenes of horror, scenes of woe
Leo, Andromaca: Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro!
Cavalieri, Sinfonia Rappresentatione di anima e di corpo
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Dido's Lament "When I am laid in earth"
Handel, Agrippina: Pensieri, voi mi tormentate
Gesualdo, Tristis est anima mea
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga
Purcell, The Indian Queen, Z 630: They tell us that you mighty pow'rs above
Handel, Susanna, HWV 66: Crystal streams in murmurs flowing
Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: Da tempeste
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Augelletti, che cantate
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Sat 26 May at 19:00
Händel Festival Halle

Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Halle, Halle

Festkonzert mit Joyce DiDonato
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Works by Purcell
Works by Jommelli
Works by Gesualdo
Works by Pärt
Works by Handel
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Manuel Palazzo, Choreography
Ralf Pleger, Director
Henning Blum, Lighting Designer
Yousef Iskandar, Video Artist
Vivienne Westwood, Costume Designer
Sat 26 May at 19:30

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

© James McMillan and Decca
The English Concert & Andreas Scholl
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Purcell, Come ye sons of Art: Sound the trumpet
Purcell, Airs and Dances
Avison, Concerto Grosso no.9 in C major, after Scarlatti
Handel, Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74: Eternal Source of Light Divine
Andreas Scholl, Countertenor
The English Concert
Sun 27 May at 19:00

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames

Armonico Consort perform Henry Purcell
Purcell, The Fairy Queen Z 629: excerpts
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas (Semi-staged)
Armonico Consort
Christopher Monks, Director
Mon 28 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

© Brooke Shaden
Joyce Di Donato & Il Pomo D'Oro
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Works by Handel
Works by Jommelli
Works by Leo
Works by Monteverdi
Works by Purcell
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Manuel Palazzo, Choreography
Ralf Pleger, Director
Henning Blum, Lighting Designer
Yousef Iskandar, Video Artist
Vivienne Westwood, Costume Designer
Wed 30 May at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Joyce DiDonato - "In War and Peace"
Works by Monteverdi
Works by Purcell
Works by Handel
Works by Leo
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Fri 1 Jun at 20:00
Istanbul Music Festival

Hagia Eirene Museum, Istanbul

Joyce DiDonato in War and Peace
Joyce DiDonato in War and Peace
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Handel, Jephtha HWV 70: 'Scenes of horror, scenes of woe
Leo, Andromaca: Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro!
Cavalieri, Sinfonia Rappresentatione di anima e di corpo
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: When I Am Laid in Earth
Handel, Agrippina: Pensieri, voi mi tormentate
Gesualdo, Tristis est anima mea
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga
Purcell, The Indian Queen, Z 630: They tell us that you mighty pow'rs above
Handel, Susanna, HWV 66: Crystal streams in murmurs flowing
Pärt, Da Pacem Domine
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Augelletti, che cantate
Handel, Ariodante, HWV33: Dopo notte
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Sat 2 Jun at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Carolyn Sampson and Iestyn Davies
Purcell, Come ye sons of Art: Sound the trumpet
Purcell, Lost is my quiet forever
Purcell, Oedipus: Music for a While, Z 583 no.2
Purcell, If music be the food of love, Z 379
Purcell, No, resistance is but vain Z601
Mendelssohn, Ich wollt meine Lieb' ergöße, Op.63 no.1
Mendelssohn, Gruss, Op.63 no.3
Mendelssohn, Volkslied, Op.63 no.5
Mendelssohn, Maiglöckchen und die Blümelein, Op.63 no.6
Mendelssohn, Scheidend Op.9 no. 6
Mendelssohn, Neue Liebe: In dem Mondenschein im Walde, Op.19a no.4
Mendelssohn, Sonntagsmorgen Op.77 no. 1
Mendelssohn, Das Ährenfeld (Fallersleben), Op.77 no.2
Mendelssohn, Lied aus "Ruy Blas" Op.77 no. 3
Schumann, Wenn ich ein Vöglein wär, Op.43 no.1
Schumann, Herbstlied, Op.43 no.2
Schumann, Schön Blümelein, Op.43 no.3
Schumann, Nachtlied, Op.96 no.1
Schumann, Stille Liebe, Op.35 no.8
Schumann, Der Einsiedler, Op.83, no.3
Schumann, Aufträge, Op.77 no.5
Schumann, So wahr die Sonne scheinet, Op.37 no.12
Quilter, Five Shakespeare Songs: It was a lover and his lass
Quilter, Seven Elizabethan Lyrics: Weep you no more, Op.12 no.1
Quilter, Music, when soft voices die, Op.25 no.5
Quilter, Drink to me only
Quilter, Love's Philosophy, Op.3 no.1
Quilter, Love at the Inn: Love calls through the summer night
Carolyn Sampson, Soprano
Iestyn Davies, Countertenor
Joseph Middleton, Piano
Sun 3 Jun at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Shakespeare and Music
Purcell, Fantasy upon One Note for 5 viols in F major, Z 745
Purcell, Ode for St Cecilia's Day: Raise, raise the voice
Purcell, Mark how readily each pliant string
Locke, The Tempest: Suite
Purcell, 12 Sonatas in 3 parts: no.6 in C major: Largo
Purcell, Bonduca, Z.574: Sing ye Druids, all your voices raise
Purcell, King Arthur, Z 628: suite
Purcell, The Fairy Queen, Z 629:The Plaint
Dowland, Come again! Sweet love doth now invite
Purcell, The Gordian Knot Unty'd, Z 597: suite
Purcell, Dioclesian, Z 627: Oh, the sweet delights of love
Purcell, Oedipus: Music for a While, Z 583 no.2
Purcell, Let each gallant heart, Z390
Blow, Venus and Adonis: Instrumental Suite
Purcell, If music be the food of love, Z 379
Anna Prohaska, Soprano
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Mon 4 Jun at 20:00

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris

Shakespeare et la musique
Shakespeare et la musique
Shakespeare, If music be the food of love de La Nuit des Rois
Purcell, Fantasy upon One Note for 5 viols in F major, Z 745
Locke / Weldon, The Tempest
Purcell, Sing, sing, ye Druids (Sonate n°6 en do majeur, extrait)
Purcell, The British Worthy (Suite de King Arthur)
Shakespeare, Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again (extrait de Roméo et Juliette)
Purcell, O let me weep (extrait de The Fairy Queen)
Shakespeare, Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day
Dowland, Come again sweet love
Purcell, The Gordian Knot Unty'd, Z 597: suite
Purcell, Oh, the Sweet Delights of Love (extrait de Dioclesian)
Purcell, Oedipus: Music for a While, Z 583 no.2
Purcell, Let each gallant Heart
Blow, Venus and Adonis
Purcell, If music be the food of love, Z 379
Anna Prohaska, Soprano
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Georg Kallweit, Violin
Thu 7 Jun at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight
Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight
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Handel, Concerto Grosso in C major for "Alexander's Feast", HWV 318
Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147: Jesu bleibet meine Fruede (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Purcell, Chacony in G minor, Z807
Bach, Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV1068 (Air and Dances)
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
John Landor, Director
Fri 8 Jun at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Les Arts Florissants: Jardin des Voix
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Works by Gibbons
Works by Dowland
Works by Purcell
Works by Handel
Works by Boyce
Works by Arne
Les Arts Florissants
Paul Agnew, Director
Sophie Daneman, Soprano
Sat 9 Jun at 16:00
Händel Festival Halle

Leopoldina: Festsaal, Halle

The Piper and the Faerie Queen
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Works by Traditional Irish
Works by Purcell
Works by Telemann
Works by Handel
Camerata Kilkenny
David Power, Bagpipes
Sun 10 Jun at 11:00

Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Allegri Quartet at the Orange Tree Theatre
Works by Purcell
Britten, String Quartet no. 1, Op.25
Works by Elgar
Allegri Quartet
Wed 13 Jun at 13:00

Haileybury College, Hertford

Songs Of Travel And Contemplation
Works by Berlioz
Schubert, Die junge Nonne (Craigher), D.828
Schubert, Nacht und Träume (M. v. Collin), D.827
Duparc, L'Invitation au voyage
Duparc, Lamento
Works by Holst
Works by Mahler
Purcell, Lord, What is Man? Z 192
Britten, A Boy was Born, Op.3: Corpus Christi Carol
Saint-Saëns, Danse macabre
Beth Margaret Taylor, Mezzo-soprano
Andrew O'Brien, Piano
Wed 13 Jun at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Jakub Józef Orlinski
Handel, Tolomeo, Re d'Egitto, HWV 25: Inumano fratel.... Stille amare
Purcell, Oedipus: Music for a While, Z 583 no.2
Purcell, If music be the food of love, Z 379
Purcell, King Arthur Z 628: What power art thou?
Purcell, Come, ye Sons of Art, Z 323: Strike the Viol
Schubert, Auf der Donau (Mayrhofer), D.553
Schubert, Die Stadt, in C minor, D.957k
Schubert, Nachtstück (Mayrhofer), D.672
Hahn, A Chloris
Hahn, Mai
Hahn, Paysage
Hahn, Vingt Mélodies: no. 11 "Fêtes galantes"
Hahn, L'Heure exquise
Szymanowski, 12 Kurpian Songs, Op.58 (1-4)
Baird, 4 Love Sonnets: No. 1, As an unperfect actor on the stage, Shakespeare sonnet XXIII
Baird, 4 Love Sonnets: No. 2, Some glory in their birth, Shakespeare sonnet XCI
Baird, 4 Love Sonnets: No. 3, Sweet love, renew thy force, Shakespeare sonnet LVI
Baird, 4 Love Sonnets: No. 4, How like a winter hath my absence been, Shakespeare sonnet XCVII
Handel, Riccardo Primo, re d'Inghilterra, HWV 23: Agitato da fiere tempeste
Jakub Józef Orliński, Countertenor
Michal Biel, Piano
Sat 16 Jun at 19:30

All Saints' Church Tilford, Farnham

Celebration of Henry Purcell
Purcell, Welcome to all the Pleasures, Ode for St Cecilia's Day (1683), Z 339
Purcell, My Heart is Inditing
Purcell, The Married Beau Suite Z603
Purcell, Oedipus: Music for a While, Z 583 no.2
Purcell, King Arthur
Purcell, Come ye sons of Art: Sound the trumpet
Charles Daniels, Tenor
Daniel Taylor, Countertenor
Robin Blaze, Countertenor
Ellen McAteer, Soprano
Adrian Butterfield, Director
London Handel Orchestra
Tue 19 Jun at 19:30

Müpa: Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Budapest

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Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo d'Oro Orchestra
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Handel, Jephtha HWV 70: 'Scenes of horror, scenes of woe
Leo, Andromaca: Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro!
Cavalieri, Sinfonia Rappresentatione di anima e di corpo
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Dido's Lament "When I am laid in earth"
Handel, Agrippina: Pensieri, voi mi tormentate
Gesualdo, Tristis est anima mea
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Lascia ch'io pianga
Purcell, The Indian Queen, Z 630: They tell us that you mighty pow'rs above
Handel, Susanna, HWV 66: Crystal streams in murmurs flowing
Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: Da tempeste
Pärt, Da Pacem Domine
Handel, Rinaldo, HWV 7: Augelletti, che cantate
Jommelli, Attilio Regolo: Par che di Giubilo
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Fri 29 Jun at 13:15

Tyndale Baptist Church, Bristol

An Italian in London
An Italian in London
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Merula, Ciaccona
Purcell, Sonata in G minor, in 3 parts, Z 790
Cavalli, Musiche Sacrae: Canzon
Boyce, Trio Sonata no. 1 in A minor
Falconieri, Ciaccona
Figo Baroque Ensemble
Fri 29 Jun at 19:30

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

Bach Violin Concertos
Bach Violin Concertos
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Bach, Violin Concerto in E major, BWV1042
Purcell, Abdelazer
Handel, Sonata, (Larghetto) in G minor; 1 movement HWV 580
Vivaldi, Sinfonia for strings in B minor, RV 169 "Sinfonia al Santo Sepolcro"
Vivaldi, Concerto for 2 violins in A minor, RV 523
Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
Pachelbel, Canon and Gigue in D Major
Bach, Air on a G String, from Orchestral Suite BWV1068
Bach, Double Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, BWV1043
John Landor, Director
London Musical Arts
Fri 29 Jun at 21:15

The Lansdown, Bristol

© Tristan Roperto
Purcell at the Pub
Works by Purcell
Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Tom Williams, Conductor
Sat 30 Jun at 19:30

Clifton Cathedral, Bristol

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Handel: Dixit Dominus
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Handel, Dixit Dominus in G minor, HWV 232
Purcell, Anthem: Remember not, Lord, our offences
Handel, Zadok the priest; Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV 258
Purcell, Rejoice in the Lord Alway, "The Bell Anthem", Z 49
Purcell, Chaconne in G Minor, Z 730
Purcell, Abdelazer, Z 570: suite
Figo Baroque Ensemble
Tom Williams, Conductor
Clifton Festival Chamber Choir

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Heroines of Love and Loss
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Strozzi, L'Eraclito amoroso
Caccini, Lasciatemi qui solo
Kapsperger, Works for Theorbo/Archlute
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Dido's Lament "When I am laid in earth"
Ruby Hughes, Soprano
Jonas Nordberg, Theorbo
Jul 07, 10, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 23
Festival D'Aix en Provence

Théâtre de l'Archevêché, Aix-en-Provence

Dido and Aeneas
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Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
Václav Luks, Conductor
Vincent Huguet, Director
Aurélie Maestre, Set Designer
Caroline de Vivaise, Costume Designer
Kelebogile Besong, Dido
Sophia Burgos, Belinda
Rachel Redmond, 2nd Woman
Tobias Greenhalgh, Aeneas
Lucile Richardot, Sorceress, Spirit
Majdouline Zerari, 2nd Enchantress
Peter Kirk, Sailor
Ensemble Pygmalion
Sun 15 Jul at 19:30

St Myllin's Church, Llanfyllin

Llanfyllin Chamber Music Cycle: concert 2
Purcell, Chacony in G minor, Z807
Britten, String Quartet no. 1, Op.25
Elgar, String Quartet in E minor, Op.83
Allegri String Quartet
Mon 16 Jul at 19:30

Abbaye aux Dames, Saintes

« Perpetual Night »
Works by Coprario
Works by Lawes
Works by Ramsey
Works by Locke
Works by Blow
Works by Purcell
Lucile Richardot, Mezzo-soprano
Ensemble Correspondances
Sébastien Daucé, Conductor
Fri 20 Jul at 19:30

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Samling Academy Opera: Venus and Adonis
Purcell, Birthday ode for Queen Mary / Come ye sons of art, away, Z323
Blow, Venus and Adonis
Samling Academy Opera
John Butt, Conductor
Miranda Wright, Director
Zoë Jackson, Venus
Patrick Owston, Adonis
Timothy Morgan, Cupid
Mandy Demetriou, Choreography
Samling Academy Singers
Dunedin Consort
Jul 26, 27

Sage Two, Gateshead

Samling Academy Opera: Venus and Adonis
Purcell, Birthday ode for Queen Mary / Come ye sons of art, away, Z323
Blow, Venus and Adonis
Samling Academy Opera
John Butt, Conductor
Miranda Wright, Director
Zoë Jackson, Venus
Patrick Owston, Adonis
Timothy Morgan, Cupid
Mandy Demetriou, Choreography
Samling Academy Singers
Dunedin Consort
Sun 29 Jul at 13:00 and 17:00
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Proms 19 & 20: Ten Pieces Prom III
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Works by Andrew
Works by Bates
Works by Chevalier de Saint-George
Works by Copland
Works by Dvořák
Works by Elgar
Works by Orff
Works by Purcell
Works by Sibelius
Works by Stravinsky
Works by Tchaikovsky
Naomi Wilkinson, Presenter
Ten Pieces Children's Choir
BBC Singers
Rafael Payare, Conductor
Mon 30 Jul at 11:30
Three Choirs Festival

Holy Trinity Church, Hereford

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James Gilchrist: The Solitary Pilgrim
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Purcell, O Solitude, Z 406
Schumann C., 6 Lieder, Op.13
Schubert, Einsamkeit (Mayrhofer), D.620
Dove, Under Alter'd Skies
Vaughan Williams, Songs of Travel
James Gilchrist, Tenor
Anna Tilbrook, Piano
Tue 31 Jul at 18:30

Handel & Hendrix, London

Traces
Telemann, Sinfonia Spirituosa in D major, TWV 44:1
Purcell, Dioclesian: Two upon a ground
Bach, Trio sonata in E Flat Major, BWV525
Handel, Sonata in C major, HWV 578
Hoffmeister, 6 Airs for 2 Flutes: Adagio & Allegro
Uccellini, Aria sopra la Bergamasca
Olwen Foulkes, Recorder
Tabea Debus, Recorder
Williams, Benedict, Harpsichord
Thu 2 Aug at 22:15
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 26: Late Night Serpent and Fire
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Purcell, Dido and Aeneas (excerpts)
Purcell, The Fairy Queen – Chaconne: Dance for Chinese Man and Woman
Graupner, Dido, Queen of Carthage (excerpts)
Sartorio, Julius Caesar in Egypt (excerpts)
Locke, The Tempest: Curtain Tune
Handel, Julius Caesar in Egypt – ‘Che sento? Oh Dio! ... Se pietà di me non senti’
Castello, Sonata No. 15 in D minor
Cavalli, Dido – ‘Rè de’ Getuli altero ... Il mio marito’
Hasse, Mark Antony and Cleopatra – ‘Morte col ero aspetto’
Handel, Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op.6 No.8, HWV 326
Anna Prohaska, Soprano
Il giardino armonico
Giovanni Antonini, Conductor
Tue 7 Aug at 20:00

Kloster Eberbach: Basilika, Eltville am Rhein

Anna Prohaska, Sopran / Il Giardino Armonico / Giovanni Antonini, Leitung
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas Z 626: overture
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas: Ah! Belinda
Purcell, The Fairy Queen, Z 629: chaconne
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Oft she visits this lov'd mountain
Graupner, Dido, Königin von Carthago: Holdestes Lispeln der spielenden Fluthen
Graupner, Dido, Königin von Carthago: Der Himmel ist von Donner... Infido Cupido
Graupner, Dido, Königin von Carthago: Agitato da Tempeste
Sartorio, Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Non ti voglio amar
Sartorio, Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Quando voglio
Locke, The Tempest
da Castrovillari, La Cleopatra: A Dio regni, a Dio scettri
Handel, Concerto Grosso in C minor, Op.6 No.8, HWV 326
Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: Che sento o Dio
Hasse, Didone abbandonata: Già si desta la tempesta
Hasse, Antonio e Cleopatra: Morte, col fiero aspetto
Castello, Sonata decimaquinta
Cavalli, La Didone: Re de' Getuli Altero... Il mio marito
Rossi, Passacaille del seig.r Louigi
Anna Prohaska, Soprano
Il giardino armonico
Giovanni Antonini, Conductor

Ambras Castle: St Nicholas Chapel, Innsbruck

Die Zeit steht still
Die Zeit steht still
Works by Dowland
Works by Purcell
Works by Rameau
Works by Clerambault
Works by Monteverdi
Suzanne Jérosme, Soprano
Eric Jurenas, Countertenor
Sat 11 Aug at 20:00
MAfestival Bruges
Charpentier, Caecilia virgo et martyr, H.397
Purcell, Hail, Bright Cecilia, Z.328
Ensemble Correspondances
Sébastien Daucé, Conductor
Wed 22 Aug at 12:00

St Leonard's Church, Arundel

South Stoke Series: Les Nations
Handel, Other (Trio Sonata in G major Op.5 No.4)
Purcell, Other (Chacony in G minor)
Sammartini, Other (Recorder Concerto in F major)
Leclair, Other (Flute Concerto in C major)
Vivaldi, Other (La Follia Trio Sonata RV63)
Telemann, Other (Concerto in E minor)
Amelia Shakespeare, Flute
Iain Hall, Recorder
Gabriella Jones, Violin
Abel Balazs, Violin
Joanna Patrik, Viola
Jonathan Bougt, Theorbo
Claire Williams, Harpsichord