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Saturday, 10 May 2014
7.30pm
Monteverdi Madrigals of Love and War - Aberdeen

Monteverdi Madrigals of Love and War - Aberdeen
King's College Chapel, University of Aberdeen

In this programme we celebrate Monteverdi's poems about the pursuit of love through the allegory of war. Published towards the end of his life in 1638, twenty years after his previous collection, these astonishing works take the notion of the 'madrigal' to its very limit. In these groundbreaking works Monteverdi established the emotional codes for music that would dominate for a century or more. With Dunedin’s distinctive soloist-led performance, we explore, through quicksilver

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£8, £5 concession, £2 student/children and free for music students
Sunday, 11 May 2014
3pm
Monteverdi Madrigals of Love and War - Edinburgh

Monteverdi Madrigals of Love and War - Edinburgh
The Queen's Hall

In this programme we celebrate Monteverdi's poems about the pursuit of love through the allegory of war. Published towards the end of his life in 1638, twenty years after his previous collection, these astonishing works take the notion of the 'madrigal' to its very limit. In these groundbreaking works Monteverdi established the emotional codes for music that would dominate for a century or more. With Dunedin’s distinctive soloist-led performance, we explore, through quicksilver

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0131 668 2019
£10-£22 Concessions Available
Sunday, 22 June 2014
3pm
Cantatas for the Soul with Iestyn Davies

Cantatas for the Soul with Iestyn Davies
The Queen's Hall

Often interpreted as the very sound of the human soul, Bach had a particular affinity for the alto voice. We are delighted to bring you one of the finest and most heavenly counter-tenor voices of today, Iestyn Davies, to perform two of Bach’s finest cantatas for solo alto. We also bring you a work from JS Bach’s second cousin – Johann Christoph – by far the finest composer in the family before Sebastian, and one of the first musicians that the young Sebastian would have encountered

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0131 668 2019
£10-£22 Concessions Available
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
7.30pm
Cantatas for the Soul with Iestyn Davies, Wigmore Hall

Cantatas for the Soul with Iestyn Davies, Wigmore Hall
Wigmore Hall

Often interpreted as the very sound of the human soul, Bach had a particular affinity for the alto voice. We are delighted to bring you one of the finest and most heavenly counter-tenor voices of today, Iestyn Davies, to perform two of Bach’s finest cantatas for solo alto. We also bring you a work from JS Bach’s second cousin – Johann Christoph – by far the finest composer in the family before Sebastian, and one of the first musicians that the young Sebastian would have encountered

Concert will be on sale from January 2014
Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Doors open at 6pm

Music in the castle of Heaven - In conversation with Sir John Eliot Gardiner
The Queen's Hall

Sir John Eliot Gardiner in Conversation with John Butt An evening in the company of two of the greatest living exponents of and experts on Bach. Through their respective work with the Monteverdi Choir, the English Baroque Soloists and the Dunedin Consort both men have taken Bach to new audiences. Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s life with Bach is summed up in his magisterial ‘Music in the Castle of Heaven’ a summation of a lifetime’s engagement with one of the greatest creative artists

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0131 668 2019
£15
Thursday, 10 July 2014 Acis & Galatea

Acis & Galatea
Abbey of Saint-Riquier - Baie de Somme

Having successfully recorded Handel's Acis and Galatea in its original Cannons performing version back in 2008, we are delighted to be giving two performances of the work in France this summer, begninning at the Saint-Riquier Festival , in the Somme. The story is disarmingly simple: the nymph Galatea loves the shepherd Acis and he loves her. After an agonizingly protracted separation, they find each other and anticipate everlasting bliss. The giant, Polyphemus (the personification of Mount Etna

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Saturday, 12 July 2014 Acis & Galatea

Acis & Galatea
Abbey Noirlac

Having successfully recorded Handel's Acis and Galatea in its original Cannons performing version back in 2008, we are delighted to be giving two performances of the work in France this summer, at the Les Traversées festival in the beautiful Noirlac Abbey. The story is disarmingly simple: the nymph Galatea loves the shepherd Acis and he loves her. After an agonizingly protracted separation, they find each other and anticipate everlasting bliss. The giant, Polyphemus (the personification

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