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Performer: John Butt

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PhiladelphiaDunedin Consort

© David Barbour
Bach
John Butt; Cecilia Bernardini; Meg Bragle; Dunedin Consort

Dumfries and GallowayPurcell: Songes & Ayres

© Jen Owens
Purcell
John Butt; Dunedin Consort; Mhairi Lawson

FindhornPurcell: Songes & Ayres

Purcell
John Butt; Dunedin Consort; Mhairi Lawson

ObanPurcell: Songes & Ayres

© Jen Owens
Purcell
John Butt; Dunedin Consort; Mhairi Lawson

EdinburghPurcell: Songes & Ayres

© Jen Owens
Purcell
John Butt; Dunedin Consort; Mhairi Lawson
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Prom 71: Bach Night with a modern twist

During Henry Wood’s Prom years, Wednesday was Bach Night. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of his birth, the Proms revived this tradition in the final week with a couple of modern twists.
***11
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A flash of Bachian colour to see out the EIF’s Queen’s Hall season

John Butt and the Dunedin Consort © David Barbour
John Butt’s musicians show that Bach’s secular cantatas have just as much to offer as the sacred.
****1
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Reservoir Dogs: EIF's Bach's series goes out with a bang

The Dunedin Consort in rehearsal © Ryan Buchanan
Ares, Butt, Egarr and Foster play brilliantly, but they're at their best when there's no orchestra.
****1
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A disappointing Mass in B minor from the BBCSO

Mary Bevan © BBC | Mark Allan
Even Baroque specialist John Butt could not persuade the BBC Symphony Chorus to sing in tune
***11
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Samson is a great treat at the Halle Handel Festival

The female soloists © Thomas Ziegler
John Butt’s revisitation of the Handel oratorio Samson at the Halle Handel Festival displayed this treasured work in an illuminating and satisfying light.
****1
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