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Repertoire THE ENGLISH CONCERT
 

The English Concert
Projects 2019/2020/2021

17-23 SEPT 2019  - Trevor Pinnock, Italian strings only.
Vivaldi/Händel program with countertenor Jacob Orlinsky (Main Touring Program)
Vivaldi: Selection Arias
Possibly Nisi Dominus
Händel: Concerti Grossi

OCT/NOV 2019 - Harry Bicket and Dame Sarah Connolly (Mezzo)
54221. 0201 2000 Lute hpsd = 20
Part 1. Musique de théâtre:
Ballet music and arias from the French Court.
Incidental music from Charpentier's Andromède, Circé and Medée
Arias including Gluck's "J'ai perdu mon Euridice" and Charpentier's "Quelle prix de mon amour"
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Part 2. Handel's London:
Water Music (excerpts)
Arias from Alcina: Verdi prati / Mi lusingha / Sta nell' ircana
Concerto Grosso Op 3 No 2
English arias: As with Rosy steps / Defend her heaven / Will the sun forget to streak /O Lord, whose mercies numberless

LAST WEEK OCT 2019 - “Songs of Love and Sorrow”
Harry Bicket with Sophie Junker (soprano) and Rachel Kelly (mezzo)
54221 0201 Lute hpsd = 18
Muffat - Passacaglia from Armonico Tributo
Purcell - If Music be the food of Love
Cavalli - Delizie contente (Il Giasone)
Monteverdi - Zeffiro torna
Purcell – Dido’s Lament
Marini - Passacaglia Op 22 
Cesti - Intorno all'idol mio (L'Orontea)
Monteverdi  - Pur ti miro (Poppea)  
Carissimi - Vittoria mio core  
Vivaldi/Geminiani  - La Folia 
Handel - Lascia ch'io pianga (Rinaldo), Se teco vive il cor (Radamisto) Passcaglia & Gigue Terpsichore Ritorna o caro (Rodelinda)
Gluck - O del mio dolce amor
Handel - Per le porte del tormento (Sosarme)

19-27 APRIL 2020 - Big Händel Project : “Rodelinda”
Rodelinda was the first of Händel’s operas to be revived in modern times (at Göttingen, Germany in 1920); the year 2020 will therefore be the 100th anniversary of Rodelinda’s first presentation in modern times, after an absence of more than 180 uears

Cast: Lucy Crowe (Rodelinda) and Iestyn Davies (Bertarido). Jess Dandy (Eduige), Joshua Ellicott (Grimoaldo) and Anthony Roth Constanzo (Onolfo). Garibaldo: tbc.

Tour Dates:
21 april: Vienna
23 april: Hamburg
25 april: London
Free options: 19&27 April

NOVEMBER 2019 - “An italian Idyll” Harry Bicket – Nadja Zwiener Violin
54221 Lute hpsd = 16
G. B. Fontana - Sonata XIV for 2 violins
B. Marini - Sinfonia terzo tuono
B. Marini - Balletto quarto Allemanno Op 22 D.
Castello - Sonata X from Libro secondo
Steffani  - Suite from Niobe P.
Locatelli - Concerto for 4 violins Op 4 No 12
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Vivaldi Four Seasons

Baroque smaller scale 11211. 2(doubl rec)201 Hpsd = 12
Handel - Concerto in G major, H. 399, Op. 5, No. 4
Telemann - Suite in E minor (Composite of movements from: Tafelmusik: Premiere Production Suite in E minor and Paris Quartet in E minor, TWV 43/e4)
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JS Bach - Art of Fugue, last contrapunctus
JS Bach - Harpsichord Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052
Telemann - Wassermusik Overture

Kristian Bezuidenhout Forte piano – Lisa Beznosiuk Flute (October 2019) 
54221 0201 2000 Forte piano = 20
Mozart - Adagio & Fugue in C min K. 546
Mozart - Suite in C maj K. 399, II Allemande
Mozart - Piano Concerto in B flat, K. 595 
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Mozart - Andante for Flute and Orchestra in C, K. 315
Mozart - Symphony in G minor, K. 550

Classical (May 2019) 
44221. 1202 2000 forte piano = 20
CPE Bach - String Sinfonia in C major, Wq. 182/3
JC Bach - Symph in G minor, Op. 6, No. 6
CPE Bach - Concerto in D minor, Wq. 23
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Mozart - Piano Trio in B flat, K. 502
Mozart - Symphony No 29 in A major, K. 201

April 2021 – Tamerlano – G.F. Händel
Cast : Michael Spyres as Bajazet
Avery Amerau as Irene and
Jakub Jozef Orlinski as Andronico.  

November/December 2021 - 3 “Reform” opera’s of  Guck
Alceste (Elza van den Heever – beginning of november 2021)
Paride ed Elena (Isabel Leonard – end november 2021)
Orfeo (Iestyn Davies – beginning december 2021).

Major baroque works available on request
Bach B minor Mass
Bach John Passion
Bach Matthew Passion
Handel Messiah
Handel operas: Radamisto, Alcina, Orlando, Ariodante, Rinaldo, Rodelinda
Purcell Fairy Queen, King Arthur, Dido & Aeneas

Special projects:
Staged Messiah (Tom Morris) see tour pack attached
Dido & Aeneas (Tom Morris)

 

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