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    EVENTS 28.01.16

    Preview: Wigmore Hall 2016/17

    Wigmore Hall has announced its 2016/17 season. The Early Music & Baroque series comprises more than 45 concerts, including performances by Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Les Arts Florissants, Collegium Vocale Gent, Le Poème Harmonique, The […]

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    NEWS 26.01.16

    OAE appoints William Christie as conductor emeritus

    The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) has appointed William Christie as emeritus conductor. The American-born harpsichordist, musicologist, conductor and teacher is particularly renowned for his interpretations of 17th- and 18th-century French repertoire. He has […]

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    EVENTS 26.01.16

    Preview: Barbican 2016/17 season

    The Barbican Centre has announced its 2016/17 season. Baroque offerings include Vivaldi’s oratorio Juditha Triumphans with the Venice Baroque Orchestra and a stellar cast headed by Magdalena Kožená; Andreas Scholl and Accademia Bizantina performing sacred […]

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    NEWS 19.01.16

    Applications open for the Rhinegold Charity Fund

    Charities operating within the music sector are invited to submit their applications for the Rhinegold Charity Fund 2016/17. The successful charity will receive £10,000 to spend on advertising across Rhinegold’s portfolio of classical music publications, […]

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    EVENTS 17.02.16

    The Musicall Compass to present new version of Victoria’s Requiem

    The Musicall Compass is to present a new version of Victoria’s Requiem in collaboration with guitarist and composer Laura Snowden. The new version, which removes the work from its liturgical, historical and architectural setting, will be […]

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    NEWS 11.01.16

    Richard Burnett collection to be sold for charity

    Richard Burnett’s collection of over 70 historic instruments will be sold at auction to raise funds for the Finchcocks Charity. The fortepianist assembled the collection – which contains fortepianos, chamber organs, clavichords and harpsichords dating from […]

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    EVENTS 11.01.16

    London Festival of Baroque Music announces 2016 programme

    The London Festival of Baroque Music (LFBM) has announced its programme for 2016. The theme for this year’s festival, which takes place from 13-19 May, is ‘The Word’, with events celebrating the combination of music and […]