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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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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

Hot on the heels of its five-star performances of Dido’s Ghost at last year’s Edinburgh International Festival, Dunedin Consort returns with an intimate programme of music for tenor and chamber ensemble, featuring Nicholas Mulroy. This expressive and introspective programme explores music by Schütz, Monteverdi, Buxtehude and Francesca Caccini, and concludes with Venetian composer Barbara Strozzi’s remarkable miniature cantata, Lagrime mie.

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September 2022

Mozart C Minor Mass

September 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Haddington, Sidegate
Haddington, East Lothian EH41 4BZ United Kingdom
£15.75 – £31.50

The “Great Mass” in C Minor may be Mozart’s most daring masterpiece. Scored for a huge double chorus and large orchestra, it was left tantalisingly incomplete at his death, and is performed here with Dunedin’s characteristic historical insight in a new completion by Clemens Kemme. Soloists Lucy Crowe and Anna Dennis (soprano), Benjamin Hulett (tenor) and Robert Davies (bass) join Dunedin Consort’s exceptional orchestra and chorus for what promises to be a monumental occasion.

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Mozart C Minor Mass

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street
Perth, PH1 5HZ United Kingdom
£6 – £25.50

The “Great Mass” in C Minor may be Mozart’s most daring masterpiece. Scored for a huge double chorus and large orchestra, it was left tantalisingly incomplete at his death, and is performed here with Dunedin’s characteristic historical insight in a new completion by Clemens Kemme. Soloists Lucy Crowe and Anna Dennis (soprano), Benjamin Hulett (tenor) and Robert Davies (bass) join Dunedin Consort’s exceptional orchestra and chorus for what promises to be a monumental occasion.

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October 2022

Echo Fragments

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Usher Hall, Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH1 2EA United Kingdom
£6 – £40

Expect fireworks as the massed forces of the RSNO and Dunedin Consort meet on stage for the first time. In this concert the two orchestras perform side-by-side under the direction of Elim Chan in Jorg Widmann’s extraordinary clarinet concerto, Echo-Fragmente — with Widmann himself as the soloist. While the RSNO close the concert with Beethoven’s iconic Symphony No. 5, it is Haydn’s Symphony No. 39 that kicks off this fiery programme, performed undirected by Dunedin Consort’s world-class instrumentalists.

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Echo Fragments

October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
New Auditorium, Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3NY United Kingdom
£6 – £40

Expect fireworks as the massed forces of the RSNO and Dunedin Consort meet on stage for the first time. In this, the first concert in a three-year partnership, the two orchestras perform side-by-side under the direction of Elim Chan in Jorg Widmann’s extraordinary clarinet concerto, Echo-Fragmente — with Widmann himself as the soloist. While the RSNO close the concert with Beethoven’s iconic Symphony No. 5, it is Haydn’s Sturm and Drang Symphony No. 39 that kicks off this fiery programme, performed undirected by Dunedin…

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November 2022

Mozart C Minor Mass

November 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saffron Hall, Audley End Road
Saffron Walden, CB11 4UH United Kingdom
£10 – £50

The “Great Mass” in C Minor may be Mozart’s most daring masterpiece. Scored for a huge double chorus and large orchestra, it was left tantalisingly incomplete at his death, and is performed here with Dunedin’s characteristic historical insight in a new completion by Clemens Kemme. Soloists Lucy Crowe and Anna Dennis (soprano), Benjamin Hulett (tenor) and Robert Davies (bass) join Dunedin Consort’s exceptional orchestra and chorus for what promises to be a monumental occasion.

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December 2022

Children’s Messiah

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow, 300 Great Western Rd
Glasgow, G4 9JB United Kingdom
£5

Fun for all the family is guaranteed in Dunedin Consort’s interactive, 45-minute Children’s Messiah — specially crafted with little ears in mind! Guided by Mr Handel himself, they’ll be whizzing through some of his greatest hits, with plenty of fun and games along the way. Suitable for all ages. With BSL interpretation. 

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Messiah

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow, 300 Great Western Rd
Glasgow, G4 9JB United Kingdom
£6 – £26.50

‘Almost every city in the UK has its annual Christmas Messiah, but there can’t be any as stylish or as polished as this one’, wrote BachTrack. And who can argue with that? Our annual performances of Handel’s masterpiece are a seasonal staple, the music still as fresh and uplifting now as it ever was. Join us and our stellar cast of soloists in performances across Scotland this Christmas, and start off the festive season as you mean to go on.

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