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The English Concert

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 26 November 2011

Lucie Skeaping presents highlights of a concert given at the year's York Early Music Festival by the English Concert directed by Harry Bicket. Their programme reflects some of Handel's early works as he arrived in London, and includes a cantata and operatic arias sung by soprano Lucy Crowe.

Music Played

5 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    George Frideric Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op.3 No.2

    Performers: The English Concert, Harry Bicket (director)

    BBC recording

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    George Frideric Handel Cantata 'Alpestre monte'

    Performers: Lucy Crowe (soprano), The English Concert, Harry Bicket (director)

    BBC recording

  • Image for Alessandro Marcello

    Alessandro Marcello Oboe Concerto in D minor

    Performers: Katharina Spreckelsen (oboe), The English Concert, Harry Bicket (director)

    BBC recording

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Arias "Vaghe perle" and "Se giunge un dispetto" from Act 1 of "Agrippina", HWV.6

    Performers: Lucy Crowe (soprano), The English Concert, Harry Bicket (director)

    BBC recording

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Aria "Lascia chi'io piange" from "Rinaldo"

    Performers: Lucy Crowe (soprano), The English Concert, Harry Bicket (director)

    BBC recording

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