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LondonAirs pour le Roi Soleil: Music for The Sun King

© Annika Derksen
Lully, Rossi, Charpentier, Lambert, Cavalli
Camilla Seale; Jessica Eucker; Tristram Cooke; Oliver Doyle

LondonDuetti da Camera – Handel & his contemporaries

Handel
Les Arts Florissants; William Christie; Eva Zaïcik; Thomas Dunford

HamburgL'Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar

L'Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar
Theile, Cazzati, Bach J.C., Bach, Bütner, Schütz, Erlebach, Ritter, Ahle, Biber, Bertali
L'Arpeggiata; Céline Scheen; Valer Sabadus; Christina Pluhar

BergenWilliam Christie with Les Arts Florissants

Handel, Monteverdi
Les Arts Florissants; William Christie; Katherine Watson; Eva Zaïcik; Théotime Langlois de Swarte; Sophie de Bardonnèche

BerlinFaust, Bezuidenhout, von der Goltz & Kenny

© Felix Broede
Bach, von Westhoff, Biber
Isabelle Faust; Elizabeth Kenny; Kristin von der Goltz

ParisLes Couchers du Roi

© François Berthier
Thibaut Roussel; Danaé Monnié; Julie Dessaint; Myriam Rignol; Mathilde Vialle

ParisPhilippe Jaroussky and Valer Sabadus

© Buehnenfoto
Rossi
Philippe Jaroussky; Valer Sabadus; L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar
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Almira's Songbook: Handel meets the world of Spanish music

Seconda Prat!ca – Chiefs of Music and Queen’s Singers © Alciro Theodoro da Silva
A mix of arias from Handel's first opera with music from Renaissance and Baroque Spain with an accomplished group of performers provides a rich and satisfying experience.
****1
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The Doctor Who of music: Jordi Savall at SJSS

From left: Jordi Savall, Andrew Lawrence-King, Xavier Díaz-Latorre © Amy Ryan Media
Hespèrion XXI dazzle us with virtuosity as they celebrate musical Europe in the heart of Westminster.
*****
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Brecon Baroque celebrates women composers

Rachel Podger © Theresa Pewal
Thanks to the dedicated work of scholars and practitioners in the field, in the last decade, audiences in London have become relatively familiar with the music of female composers in the Baroque period.
****1
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O/MODƏRNT at Wigmore Hall: A descent into melodrama

Hugo Ticciati © Marco Borggreve
Conceptually, the programme of descending and rising fourths offered a real treat: in practice, the musicians' skill was in danger of being lost as they attempted to recover from their opening gimmickry.
***11
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Myth, polkas and folksong to celebrate Finnish Independence

Anu Komsi © Maarit Kytöharju
A talented ensemble proves pays testament to the heritage, vitality and continuing inventiveness of Finnish folk music. 
*****
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AAM tackle Monteverdi

Robert Howarth © Robert Workman
Sublime orchestral playing and stellar soloists don't quite make up for a lacklustre performance by the Academy's choir in Monteverdi's moving work
***11
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All the evenings of the world

Jordi Savall © Teresa Llordes
Jordi Savall's returns to 1991 film soundtrack and captivates a full house at St John's Smith Square.
*****
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