Laurence Cummings

Born 1968
Laurence Cummings
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1968
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Laurence Cummings

Laurence Cummings Biography (Wikipedia)

Laurence Cummings (born 1968, Birmingham), MA (Oxon), ARCM, FRCO, HonRAM is a British harpsichordist, organist, and conductor. Cummings was educated at Solihull School, Christ Church, Oxford and the Royal College of Music. His teachers have included Jill Severs.

Cummings was Head of Historical Performance at the Royal Academy of Music (from 1997-2012), is Musical Director of the London Handel Orchestra and the London Handel Festival (since 1999), Musical Director of the Tilford Bach Society, a founding member of the London Handel Players, and a Trustee of the Handel House Museum. In September 2011, he became the artistic director of the Göttingen International Handel Festival. He has played harpsichord and organ continuo with many leading period instrument groups, including Les Arts Florissants, The Sixteen Choir, Gabrieli Consort and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. He has also conducted at English National Opera and Glyndebourne.

Cummings has recorded commercially as both an instrumentalist and a conductor. His recordings as a conductor have included the first recording of Handel’s newly discovered Gloria with soloist Emma Kirkby and the Royal Academy of Music Baroque Orchestra. He has also made recordings of keyboard works of Louis and François Couperin, and Handel.

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Laurence Cummings Tracks

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François Couperin
Vau (Deuxième Leçon de Ténèbres)
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Vau (Deuxième Leçon de Ténèbres)
Henry Purcell
Music for a while (Oedipus)
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Music for a while (Oedipus)
George Frideric Handel
Dopo notte (Ariodante)
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Dopo notte (Ariodante)
Alessandro Scarlatti
La Santissima Vergine del Rosario: "Mentr'io godo in dolce oblio"
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La Santissima Vergine del Rosario: "Mentr'io godo in dolce oblio"
Arcangelo Corelli
Concerto per flauto No. 7 in D minor
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Concerto per flauto No. 7 in D minor
Vincenzo Legrenzio Ciampi
Camilla: "La per l'ombrosa sponda"
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Camilla: "La per l'ombrosa sponda"
George Frideric Handel
Acis and Galatea; Act I No 4, Air - Air: 'Hush ye pretty warbling quire' (Galatea)
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Acis and Galatea; Act I No 4, Air - Air: 'Hush ye pretty warbling quire' (Galatea)
George Frideric Handel
Acis and Galatea; Act I No 7 - Air: 'Love in her eyes sits playing' (Acis)
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Acis and Galatea; Act I No 7 - Air: 'Love in her eyes sits playing' (Acis)
Vincenzo Legrenzio Ciampi
Oh Dio, mancar mi sento (Adriano in Siria)
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Oh Dio, mancar mi sento (Adriano in Siria)
Alessandro Scarlatti
A battaglia, pensieri (Sinfonia; A battaglia)
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A battaglia, pensieri (Sinfonia; A battaglia)
Francesco Geminiani
Concerto Grosso after Corelli's 'La Folia' Sonata, Op.5 No.12
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Concerto Grosso after Corelli's 'La Folia' Sonata, Op.5 No.12
George Frideric Handel
Hornpipe from Water Music HWV348
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Hornpipe from Water Music HWV348

Hornpipe from Water Music HWV348

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Festspielorchester Göttingen
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Henry Purcell
Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei (Z.135)
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Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei (Z.135)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Se il labbro (from Lucio Silla, Act 2)
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Se il labbro (from Lucio Silla, Act 2)
George Frideric Handel
Oh sleep, why dost thou leave me? (Semele)
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Oh sleep, why dost thou leave me? (Semele)
George Frideric Handel
Judas Maccabaeus Acts 2 & 3
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Judas Maccabaeus Acts 2 & 3
George Frideric Handel
Judas Maccabaeus Act 1
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Judas Maccabaeus Act 1
George Frideric Handel
Water Music, HWV 349 (Menuet: Coro)
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Water Music, HWV 349 (Menuet: Coro)

Water Music, HWV 349 (Menuet: Coro)

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Gottingen Festival Orchestra
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Alessandro Scarlatti
Cantata Correa nel seno amato: aria 'Ombre opache'
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Cantata Correa nel seno amato: aria 'Ombre opache'
George Frideric Handel
Air and variations in E major ('The Harmonious Blacksmith')
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Air and variations in E major ('The Harmonious Blacksmith')
George Frideric Handel
'Combattuta da due venti' from Faramondo Act 2
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'Combattuta da due venti' from Faramondo Act 2
George Frideric Handel
Andante in G major
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Andante in G major
George Frideric Handel
Concerto (Allegro) in G major for keyboard
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Concerto (Allegro) in G major for keyboard
George Frideric Handel
Esther - Act 2 scene 4 - Blessed are all they that fear the Lord
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Esther - Act 2 scene 4 - Blessed are all they that fear the Lord
Orlando Gibbons
See, see, the word is incarnate
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See, see, the word is incarnate
Miloš Valent
Lubenik: Skladka 4V
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Lubenik: Skladka 4V

Lubenik: Skladka 4V

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Kate Clarke
Elizabeth Blumenstock
Gottingen Festival Orchestra
George Frideric Handel
Imeneo: Sorge nell'alma mia
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Imeneo: Sorge nell'alma mia

Imeneo: Sorge nell'alma mia

Performer
William Berger
Gottingen Festival Orchestra
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg concerto no. 5 in D major BWV.1050
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Brandenburg concerto no. 5 in D major BWV.1050
Johann Joachim Quantz
Concerto in G major for 2 flutes and orchestra
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Concerto in G major for 2 flutes and orchestra
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Symphony in F major Wq.183`3
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Symphony in F major Wq.183`3

Symphony in F major Wq.183`3

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Gottingen Festival Orchestra
Henry Purcell
Pious Celinda goes to prayers
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Pious Celinda goes to prayers
Alessandro Scarlatti
Endimione e Cintia (Sento un'aura che dolce) - serenata
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Endimione e Cintia (Sento un'aura che dolce) - serenata
Henry Purcell
King Arthur, or The British worthy Z.628
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King Arthur, or The British worthy Z.628
Christopher Simpson
Divisions on a ground
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Divisions on a ground
Henry Purcell
Fairest isle (from King Arthur, Z.628)
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Fairest isle (from King Arthur, Z.628)
Henry Purcell
The Fairy Queen (Z.629)
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The Fairy Queen (Z.629)
George Frideric Handel
Zadok the priest, HWV 258
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Zadok the priest, HWV 258

Zadok the priest, HWV 258

Orchestra
FestspielOrchester Gottingen
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George Frideric Handel
Dopo notte (Ariodante)
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Dopo notte (Ariodante)
George Frideric Handel
Troppo oltraggi la mia fede (Serse)
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Troppo oltraggi la mia fede (Serse)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Bete aber auch dabei (Cantata No 115)
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Bete aber auch dabei (Cantata No 115)
Galina Averina & Laurence Cummings
Neghittesi or voi che fate? (from Ariodante)
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Neghittesi or voi che fate? (from Ariodante)
Sofie Larsson
Vezzi, lusinghe, e brio (from Ariodante)
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Vezzi, lusinghe, e brio (from Ariodante)
Peter Aisher & Laurence Cummings
Del mio sol vezzosi rai (from Ariodante)
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Del mio sol vezzosi rai (from Ariodante)
Alessandro Scarlatti
Mitridate Eupatore - 'O vane speme!', 'Cara tomba del mio diletto'
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Mitridate Eupatore - 'O vane speme!', 'Cara tomba del mio diletto'
Alessandro Scarlatti
Endimione e Cintia - 'Se geloso e il mio core'
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Endimione e Cintia - 'Se geloso e il mio core'
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2012: Prom 8: Handel – Judas Maccabaeus
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Royal Albert Hall
2012-07-19T21:47:28
19
Jul
2012

Proms 2012: Prom 8: Handel – Judas Maccabaeus

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2007: Proms Saturday Matinee 03
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Cadogan Hall
2007-08-18T21:47:28
18
Aug
2007

Proms 2007: Proms Saturday Matinee 03

Cadogan Hall

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