The English Concert
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The English Concert

The English Concert Biography (Wikipedia)

The English Concert is a baroque orchestra playing on period instruments based in London. Founded in 1972 and directed from the harpsichord by Trevor Pinnock for 30 years, it is now directed by harpsichordist Harry Bicket. Nadja Zwiener has been orchestra leader (concertmaster) since September 2007.

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The English Concert Performances

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George Frideric Handel
Samson, Act III: "Thus when the sun from's wat'ry bed"
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Samson, Act III: "Thus when the sun from's wat'ry bed"
George Frideric Handel
Air 'There in myrtle shades reclin'd' from Act 1 of the musical drama 'Hercules'
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Air 'There in myrtle shades reclin'd' from Act 1 of the musical drama 'Hercules'
George Frideric Handel
Aria 'Dopo notte, atra e funesta' from Act 3 Scene 8 of the opera 'Ariodante'
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Aria 'Dopo notte, atra e funesta' from Act 3 Scene 8 of the opera 'Ariodante'
George Frideric Handel
Aria 'Se pieta di me non senti' from Act 2 of the opera 'Giulio Cesare in Egitto
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Aria 'Se pieta di me non senti' from Act 2 of the opera 'Giulio Cesare in Egitto
George Frideric Handel
Aria 'Myself I shall adore' from Act 3 of the opera 'Semele'
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Aria 'Myself I shall adore' from Act 3 of the opera 'Semele'
George Frideric Handel
Air 'He was despised' from the oratorio 'Messiah'
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Air 'He was despised' from the oratorio 'Messiah'
George Frideric Handel
Ballet music and recitative 'What horror! Oh heavens!' from 'Ariodante'
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Ballet music and recitative 'What horror! Oh heavens!' from 'Ariodante'
George Frideric Handel
Air 'Oh that I on wings could rise' from Act 2 Sc 2 of the oratorio 'Theodora'
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Air 'Oh that I on wings could rise' from Act 2 Sc 2 of the oratorio 'Theodora'
George Frideric Handel
Aria 'E vivo ancore...Scherza infida' from Act 2 Scene 3 of the opera 'Ariodante'
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Aria 'E vivo ancore...Scherza infida' from Act 2 Scene 3 of the opera 'Ariodante'
George Frideric Handel
Aria 'Resign thy club and lion's spoils' from Act 2 of 'Hercules'
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Aria 'Resign thy club and lion's spoils' from Act 2 of 'Hercules'
George Frideric Handel
Aria 'Sta nell'Ircana pietrosa tana' from Act 3 Scene 3 of the opera 'Alcina'
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Aria 'Sta nell'Ircana pietrosa tana' from Act 3 Scene 3 of the opera 'Alcina'
George Frideric Handel
Concerto Grosso Op. 3 in B flat
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Concerto Grosso Op. 3 in B flat
George Frideric Handel
Solomon - oratorio, Act 3; Sinfonia (Arrival of the Queen of Sheba)
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Solomon - oratorio, Act 3; Sinfonia (Arrival of the Queen of Sheba)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata "Jachzet Gott in allen Landen" BWV 51 - Nos. 4 & 5: Chorale & Alleluja
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Cantata "Jachzet Gott in allen Landen" BWV 51 - Nos. 4 & 5: Chorale & Alleluja
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto for flute and orchestra (RV.428) (Op.10`3) in D major "Il Gardellino [The Goldfinch]": 1st movement; Allegro
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Concerto for flute and orchestra (RV.428) (Op.10`3) in D major "Il Gardellino [The Goldfinch]": 1st movement; Allegro
George Frideric Handel
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture
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Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture
George Frideric Handel
As steals the morn upon the night - duet from L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato
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As steals the morn upon the night - duet from L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato
George Frideric Handel
Eternal Source of Light Divine (Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne)
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Eternal Source of Light Divine (Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto for cor anglais, strings and continuo from Cantata no. 54 BWV.54
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Concerto for cor anglais, strings and continuo from Cantata no. 54 BWV.54
Arcangelo Corelli
Concerto No 2 in F major
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Concerto No 2 in F major
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto for string orchestra (RV.151) in G major "Concerto alla rustica"
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Concerto for string orchestra (RV.151) in G major "Concerto alla rustica"
George Frideric Handel
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, Part 3 - As steals the morn
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L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, Part 3 - As steals the morn
Playlists featuring The English Concert
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Radio 3 Breakfast: Music Box
Radio 3 Breakfast: Music Box
Proms 2016 Preview
Proms 2016 Preview
Clemency Burton-Hill
Clemency Burton-Hill


Past BBC Events

Prom 65: Alice Coote sings Handel Proms 2015
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-09-03T04:24:15
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2015
Prom 65: Alice Coote sings Handel Proms 2015

Prom 65: Alice Coote sings Handel Proms 2015

22:15
Royal Albert Hall
Prom 26: Bach – Mass in B minor Proms 2012
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Royal Albert Hall
2012-08-02T04:24:15
2
Aug
2012

Prom 26: Bach – Mass in B minor Proms 2012

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Prom 47 Proms 2009
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Royal Albert Hall
2009-08-20T04:24:15
20
Aug
2009

Prom 47 Proms 2009

18:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms Saturday Matinee 03 Proms 2007
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Cadogan Hall
2007-08-18T04:24:15
18
Aug
2007

Proms Saturday Matinee 03 Proms 2007

15:00
Cadogan Hall
Prom 24 Proms 2006
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Royal Albert Hall
2006-08-01T04:24:15
1
Aug
2006

Prom 24 Proms 2006

19:00
Royal Albert Hall

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