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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Arcangelo Corelli
Concerto grosso in F major Op.6`9
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Concerto grosso in F major Op.6`9
George Frideric Handel
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351
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Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351
Antonio Vivaldi
Violin Concerto in E major, RV 265
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Violin Concerto in E major, RV 265
George Frideric Handel
Water music - suite (HWV.350) in D major, Trumpet minuet
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Water music - suite (HWV.350) in D major, Trumpet minuet
Johann Christian Bach
Sextet for oboe, horns, violin, cello and keyboard (1st mvt)
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Sextet for oboe, horns, violin, cello and keyboard (1st mvt)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Keyboard Concerto No 5 in F minor, BWV 1056
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Keyboard Concerto No 5 in F minor, BWV 1056
George Frideric Handel
Suite in D major, HWV 341
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Suite in D major, HWV 341
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto for four violins in B minor Op,3 No.10 RV 580
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Concerto for four violins in B minor Op,3 No.10 RV 580
Alessandro Marcello
Oboe concerto in D minor
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Oboe concerto in D minor
Benedetto Vinaccesi
Sonata IV
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Sonata IV
Alessandro Scarlatti
Introduzione all Oratorio - Cain, overo il primo omicidio
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Introduzione all Oratorio - Cain, overo il primo omicidio
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto for two violins in D minor Op.3, No.11 RV 565
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Concerto for two violins in D minor Op.3, No.11 RV 565
Arcangelo Corelli
Concerto Grosso In D Major Op.6 No.4
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Concerto Grosso In D Major Op.6 No.4
Giovanni Legrenzi
Sonata for four violins Op.10 from La Cetra
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Sonata for four violins Op.10 from La Cetra
George Frideric Handel
Rodrigo - opera in 3 acts i Overture Suite
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Rodrigo - opera in 3 acts i Overture Suite
Alessandro Scarlatti
Griselda - Figlio! Tiranno! O Dio!
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Griselda - Figlio! Tiranno! O Dio!
George Frideric Handel
Alcina Act 2 sc.12; Verdi prati
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Alcina Act 2 sc.12; Verdi prati
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite No 4, BWV 1069, G major version
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Orchestral Suite No 4, BWV 1069, G major version
George Frideric Handel
Zadok the priest HWV.258
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Zadok the priest HWV.258
George Frideric Handel
Zadok the priest, HWV 258
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Zadok the priest, HWV 258
Antonio Vivaldi
Flute Concerto in D major, RV 428, 'Il gardellino'
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Flute Concerto in D major, RV 428, 'Il gardellino'
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)
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)
Alessandro Scarlatti
Non so qual piu m'ingombra: Aria 'Nacque, col Gran Messia'
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Non so qual piu m'ingombra: Aria 'Nacque, col Gran Messia'
George Frideric Handel
Organ Concerto no.13 "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale" (2nd mvt)
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Organ Concerto no.13 "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale" (2nd mvt)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No.3
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Brandenburg Concerto No.3
Johann Sebastian Bach
Concerto For Cor Anglais (Cantata BWV.54)
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Concerto For Cor Anglais (Cantata BWV.54)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No.1, K16
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Symphony No.1, K16
Claudio Monteverdi
L' Incoronazione di Poppea - opera in a prologue and 3 acts
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L' Incoronazione di Poppea - opera in a prologue and 3 acts
George Frideric Handel
Coronation Anthem No.4 HWV261 'My heart is inditing'
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Coronation Anthem No.4 HWV261 'My heart is inditing'
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 7 in C major, 'Le midi'
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Symphony No 7 in C major, 'Le midi'
George Frideric Handel
Concerto Grosso in G major, Op 3 No 3
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Concerto Grosso in G major, Op 3 No 3
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)
Henry Purcell
Timon of Athens (Overture)
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Timon of Athens (Overture)
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No 59 in A major, 'Fire' (4th mvt)
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Symphony No 59 in A major, 'Fire' (4th mvt)
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in F major for flute and strings, Op. 10/1 RV 433 'La Tempesta di mare'
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Concerto in F major for flute and strings, Op. 10/1 RV 433 'La Tempesta di mare'
Arcangelo Corelli
Concerto per flauto No. 7 in D minor
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Concerto per flauto No. 7 in D minor
George Frideric Handel
Belshazzar: Act I 'Oh sacred oracles of truth!'
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Belshazzar: Act I 'Oh sacred oracles of truth!'
George Frideric Handel
Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 7 No 1 (movements 4-6)
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Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op 7 No 1 (movements 4-6)
Henry Purcell
Symphony [Sonata while the sun rises] (The Fairy Queen)
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Symphony [Sonata while the sun rises] (The Fairy Queen)
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
George Frideric Handel
"Heart, the seat of soft delight", from Acis and Galatea
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"Heart, the seat of soft delight", from Acis and Galatea
Georg Philipp Telemann
Concerto in G major for viola, strings and continuo TWV 51:G9
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Concerto in G major for viola, strings and continuo TWV 51:G9
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)
Henry Purcell
The Fairy Queen (O let me weep (The Plaint)
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The Fairy Queen (O let me weep (The Plaint)
George Frideric Handel
We praise thee, O God (Dettingen Te Deum, HWV 283)
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We praise thee, O God (Dettingen Te Deum, HWV 283)
Joseph Haydn
Stabat Mater, Hob XXbis (Sancta Mater)
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Stabat Mater, Hob XXbis (Sancta Mater)
George Frideric Handel
Organ Concerto in B flat major, HWV 306
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Organ Concerto in B flat major, HWV 306
George Frideric Handel
To thee, thou glorious son of worth (Theodora)
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To thee, thou glorious son of worth (Theodora)
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Upcoming BBC Events

Proms 2019: Proms at … Cadogan Hall 3: The English Concert
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Royal Albert Hall
2019-08-05T15:06:07
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Upcoming Events

16
Sep
2019
The English Concert, Iestyn Davies and Trevor Pinnock
Wigmore Hall, London, UK
28
Nov
2019
The English Concert, Harry Bicket and Nadja Zwiener
Wigmore Hall, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Proms 2015: Prom 65: Alice Coote sings Handel
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-09-03T15:06:07
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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
2012-08-02T15:06:07
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
2009-08-20T15:06:07
20
Aug
2009

Proms 2009: Prom 47

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2007: Proms Saturday Matinee 03
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Cadogan Hall
2007-08-18T15:06:07
18
Aug
2007

Proms 2007: Proms Saturday Matinee 03

Cadogan Hall
Proms 2006: Prom 24
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Royal Albert Hall
2006-08-01T15:06:07
1
Aug
2006

Proms 2006: Prom 24

Royal Albert Hall

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