The English Concert

Formed 1973
The English Concert
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1973
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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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Claudio Monteverdi
Pur ti miro, pur ti godo (L'incoronazione di Poppea)
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Pur ti miro, pur ti godo (L'incoronazione di Poppea)
Antonio Vivaldi
Flute Concerto in D major, RV 428, 'Il gardellino'
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Flute Concerto in D major, RV 428, 'Il gardellino'
Joseph Haydn
Te Deum in C major, H XXIIIc 2
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Te Deum in C major, H XXIIIc 2
George Frideric Handel
Music for the Royal Fireworks (La réjouissance)
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Music for the Royal Fireworks (La réjouissance)
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 59 in A major, 'Fire' (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 59 in A major, 'Fire' (3rd mvt)
George Frideric Handel
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (1st mvt)
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Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (1st mvt)
Arcangelo Corelli
Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 6 No 9
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Concerto Grosso in F major, Op 6 No 9
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551, 'Jupiter' (1st mvt)
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Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551, 'Jupiter' (1st mvt)
William Boyce
Symphony no. 2 in A major
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Symphony no. 2 in A major
Evaristo Felice Dall'Abaco
Concerto a più istrumenti, Op. 5: No. 6 in D Major: V. Allegro
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Concerto a più istrumenti, Op. 5: No. 6 in D Major: V. Allegro
Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni
Concerto a cinque in D minor, Op.9 no.2
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Concerto a cinque in D minor, Op.9 no.2
Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto for cor anglais, strings and continuo from BWV 54
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Concerto for cor anglais, strings and continuo from BWV 54
Alessandro Marcello
Oboe Concerto in D Minor, S. Z799: III. Presto
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Oboe Concerto in D Minor, S. Z799: III. Presto
George Frideric Handel
Zadok the priest, HWV 258
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Zadok the priest, HWV 258
Nicola Porpora
Cello Concerto in G Major: I. Amoroso
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Cello Concerto in G Major: I. Amoroso
Arcangelo Corelli
Concerto No 10 in C major
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Concerto No 10 in C major
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)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Gloria ("Coronation" Mass in C major)
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Gloria ("Coronation" Mass in C major)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F major, BWV 1047
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Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F major, BWV 1047
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in G major, RV 151, 'Concerto alla rustica'
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Concerto in G major, RV 151, 'Concerto alla rustica'
George Frideric Handel
Where e'er you walk (Semele)
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Where e'er you walk (Semele)
George Frideric Handel
As steals the morn (L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato)
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As steals the morn (L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato)
George Frideric Handel
Zadok the Priest
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Zadok the Priest
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 8 in G major, 'Le soir' (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 8 in G major, 'Le soir' (4th mvt)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, Cantata BWV 208 - Schafe können sicher
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Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, Cantata BWV 208 - Schafe können sicher
Alessandro Marcello
Oboe Concerto in D Minor
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Oboe Concerto in D Minor
Henry Purcell
King Arthur - Suite
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King Arthur - Suite
George Frideric Handel
Welcome as the dawn of day (Solomon)
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Welcome as the dawn of day (Solomon)
George Frideric Handel
Suite in F major, HWV 348, 'Water Music' (Bourrée)
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Suite in F major, HWV 348, 'Water Music' (Bourrée)
George Frideric Handel
Sonata à 5 in B flat major, HWV 288
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Sonata à 5 in B flat major, HWV 288
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren Alleluja
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Sei Lob und Preis mit Ehren Alleluja
George Frideric Handel
"Waft her, angels", from Jephtha
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"Waft her, angels", from Jephtha
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No 39 in E flat major, K 543 (1st mvt)
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Symphony No 39 in E flat major, K 543 (1st mvt)
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 6 in D major, 'Le matin'
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Symphony No 6 in D major, 'Le matin'
Johann Friedrich Fasch
Overture in G minor (Aria: Allegro)
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Overture in G minor (Aria: Allegro)
William Boyce
Symphony No 2 in A major
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Symphony No 2 in A major
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in A minor, Op 3 No 8
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Concerto in A minor, Op 3 No 8
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite No 4, BWV 1069, G major version (Réjouissance)
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Orchestral Suite No 4, BWV 1069, G major version (Réjouissance)
George Frideric Handel
Concerto Grosso in C major, HWV 318 (Alexander's Feast)
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Concerto Grosso in C major, HWV 318 (Alexander's Feast)
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Upcoming Events

20
Nov
2018
The English Concert, Harry Bicket, Dorothee Mields, James Hall, Nick Pritchard, Ashley Riches - bass and Nadja Zwiener
Wigmore Hall, London, UK
12
Dec
2018
The English Concert, Laurence Cummings
St John's, Smith Square, London, UK
26
Jan
2019
The English Concert, Harry Bicket and Nadja Zwiener
Saffron Hall, Cambridge, UK
8
Mar
2019
The English Concert, Christian Curnyn
Wigmore Hall, London, UK
5
Apr
2019
The English Concert, Harry Bicket, Brenda Rae, Elizabeth DeShong, Benjamin Hulett, Tenor, Soloman Howard, Ailish Tynan and Christopher Lowrey
Barbican Centre, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Proms 2015: Prom 65: Alice Coote sings Handel
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-09-03T17:38:59
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Sep
2015
Proms 2015: Prom 65: Alice Coote sings Handel

Proms 2015: Prom 65: Alice Coote sings Handel

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2012: Prom 26: Bach – Mass in B minor
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Royal Albert Hall
2012-08-02T17:38:59
2
Aug
2012

Proms 2012: Prom 26: Bach – Mass in B minor

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2009: Prom 47
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Royal Albert Hall
2009-08-20T17:38:59
20
Aug
2009

Proms 2009: Prom 47

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2007: Proms Saturday Matinee 03
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Cadogan Hall
2007-08-18T17:38:59
18
Aug
2007

Proms 2007: Proms Saturday Matinee 03

Cadogan Hall
Proms 2006: Prom 24
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Royal Albert Hall
2006-08-01T17:38:59
1
Aug
2006

Proms 2006: Prom 24

Royal Albert Hall

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