Masters of the Baroque

Submitted by gebjohn on Fri, 2014-10-17 11:35
Saturday, November 29, 2014


St James’, Piccadilly

Rejoice in the Lord alway - Purcell
I was glad - Purcell
Let thy hand be strengthened - Handel
O Jesu Christ, meins lebens licht - J.S. Bach
Missa Brevis in G minor - J.S. Bach

Christopher Lowrey counter-tenor
Guy Cutting tenor
Gareth Brynmor John bass
Collegium Musicum of London choir and players
Greg Morris conductor

English Touring Opera Tour

Submitted by gebjohn on Fri, 2014-10-17 11:59
Sunday, February 1, 2015 - Sunday, May 31, 2015

ETO presents one of the best-loved of all operas alongside two extraordinary, little-known jewels of Italian opera composed by bel canto virtuoso, Gaetano Donizetti.

ETO last toured La bohème over ten years ago; this season’s new production of Puccini’s masterpiece is directed by James Conway and features some of the most exciting emerging lyric singers in the UK.

Carmina Burana - Royal Festival Hall

Submitted by gebjohn on Fri, 2014-10-17 11:38
Wednesday, February 4, 2015


Zoltán Kodály: Missa brevis
Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

Carmina Burana is one of the most iconic choral works of the 20th century.

Its opening chorus, O Fortuna, is well-known to audiences of all ages.

Composed in 1936, Orff based the work on a series of 24 secular medieval poems, which cover a range of subjects including the perils of drinking, gluttony and lust.

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