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May 2022

Online Screening: A Lover’s Discourse

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - July 1 @ 8:00 pm

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A Lover’s Discourse

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9SU United Kingdom
£5 – £20

In love, as in music, we find ourselves in a multitude of hazy, transcendental states, neither here nor there. ‘We are enchanted, bewitched: we are in the realm of sleep, without sleeping; we are within the voluptuous infantilism of sleepiness: this is the moment for telling stories.’ So says Roland Barthes in his sweeping and ecstatic examination of human love, A Lover’s Discourse. Join us for a unique and transformative experience, as we pair Barthes’ vivid recitations with madrigals by…

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June 2022

A Lover’s Discourse

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Platform, 253 Argyle St
Glasgow, G2 8DL United Kingdom
£5 – £20

In love, as in music, we find ourselves in a multitude of hazy, transcendental states, neither here nor there. ‘We are enchanted, bewitched: we are in the realm of sleep, without sleeping; we are within the voluptuous infantilism of sleepiness: this is the moment for telling stories.’ So says Roland Barthes in his sweeping and ecstatic examination of human love, A Lover’s Discourse. Join us for a unique and transformative experience, as we pair Barthes’ vivid recitations with madrigals by…

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Acis & Galatea

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street
Perth, PH1 5HZ United Kingdom
£6 – £24.50

Love, jealousy, tragedy and transfiguration — Acis & Galatea has it all. So it is no surprise that Handel’s ‘little opera’, as he called it, was his most popular stage work during his lifetime. It was his first major setting of a substantial English text and would become the prototype for the English oratorio, which earned Handel such fame in the latter part of his career. Performed by Dunedin Consort in the original ‘Cannons’ version with one-per-part choruses — which Gramophone called…

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Acis & Galatea

June 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Queen’s Hall, 85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
£5 – £25

Love, jealousy, tragedy and transfiguration — Acis & Galatea has it all. So it is no surprise that Handel’s ‘little opera’, as he called it, was his most popular stage work during his lifetime. It was his first major setting of a substantial English text and would become the prototype for the English oratorio, which earned Handel such fame in the latter part of his career. Performed by Dunedin Consort in the original ‘Cannons’ version with one-per-part choruses — which Gramophone…

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Acis & Galatea

June 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St
London, W1H 0BP United Kingdom
£16 – £60

Love, jealousy, tragedy and transfiguration — Acis & Galatea has it all. So it is no surprise that Handel’s ‘little opera’, as he called it, was his most popular stage work during his lifetime. It was his first major setting of a substantial English text and would become the prototype for the English oratorio, which earned Handel such fame in the latter part of his career. Performed by Dunedin Consort in the original ‘Cannons’ version with one-per-part choruses — which Gramophone…

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Acis & Galatea

June 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
All Saints’ Boughton Aluph, Church Lane, Boughton Aluph
Ashford, Kent TN25 4EU United Kingdom
£16 – £30

Love, jealousy, tragedy and transfiguration — Acis & Galatea has it all. So it is no surprise that Handel’s ‘little opera’, as he called it, was his most popular stage work during his lifetime. It was his first major setting of a substantial English text and would become the prototype for the English oratorio, which earned Handel such fame in the latter part of his career. Performed by Dunedin Consort in the original ‘Cannons’ version with one-per-part choruses — which Gramophone…

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July 2022

Acis & Galatea

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nevill Holt Theatre, Nevill Holt Leicestershire LE16 8EG United Kingdom

Love, jealousy, tragedy and transfiguration — Acis & Galatea has it all. So it is no surprise that Handel’s ‘little opera’, as he called it, was his most popular stage work during his lifetime. It was his first major setting of a substantial English text and would become the prototype for the English oratorio, which earned Handel such fame in the latter part of his career. Performed by Dunedin Consort in the original ‘Cannons’ version with one-per-part choruses — which Gramophone…

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August 2022

Lagrime Mie: Songs of Prayer & Solitude – Edinburgh International Festival 2022

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:45 pm
The Queen’s Hall, 85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
£13 – £37

A regular performer at the International Festival for many years, Edinburgh’s own Dunedin Consort has rapidly established itself among Europe’s most vivid, compelling early music ensembles, under the visionary direction of conductor and scholar John Butt. With a repertoire stretching from the 17th century to the present day – as demonstrated in their acclaimed performances of Errollyn Wallen’s Dido’s Ghost in 2021 – the Dunedin musicians inject bristling energy and vibrant freshness into all they perform. Joined by brilliant British…

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