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January 2020

Bach: The Brandenburgs

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Hamilton Village, 3916 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA PA 19104 United States
$29

So named because they were dedicated to the Margrave of Brandenburg in 1721, Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos contain some of the most sumptuous and virtuosic instrumental writing in all of his output. Each is composed for a different line-up, from the intimacy of concertos 3 and 6, composed for strings alone, to the bombastic splendour of Nos. 1 and 2, with their blazing trumpet and horns. Join us as we explore these astonishing instrumental jewels, presented in their entirety (in…

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Bach: The Brandenburgs

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC, 20540 United States

So named because they were dedicated to the Margrave of Brandenburg in 1721, Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos contain some of the most sumptuous and virtuosic instrumental writing in all of his output. Each is composed for a different line-up, from the intimacy of concertos 3 and 6, composed for strings alone, to the bombastic splendour of Nos. 1 and 2, with their blazing trumpet and horns. Join us as we explore these astonishing instrumental jewels, presented in their entirety (in…

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February 2020

Bach: The Brandenburgs

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Auditorio Nacional de España, Calle del Príncipe de Vergara
Madrid, Spain
€30 – €40

So named because they were dedicated to the Margrave of Brandenburg in 1721, Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos contain some of the most sumptuous and virtuosic instrumental writing in all of his output. Each is composed for a different line-up, from the intimacy of concertos 3 and 6, composed for strings alone, to the bombastic splendour of Nos. 1 and 2, with their blazing trumpet and horns. Join us as we explore these astonishing instrumental jewels, presented in their entirety (in…

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June 2020

POSTPONED — Purcell: Songes & Ayres

June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St John’s Cathedral, Oban, 129 George St
Oban, PA34 5NT United Kingdom
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£5 – £22

This tour has been postponed. We are hoping to reschedule these dates in the Autumn and will update you with more news as soon as we can. All tickets already purchased remain valid for rescheduled dates. Please contact the relevant box office for a refund.  Soprano Mhairi Lawson joins us for an intimate programme of song, a genre that Purcell firmly made his own. With his flair for drama and extraordinary gift for bringing words to life, Purcell poured many…

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POSTPONED — Purcell: Songes & Ayres

June 7 @ 4:00 pm
St Cecilia’s Hall, Cowgate
Edinburgh, EH1 1NQ United Kingdom
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£5 – £22

This tour has been postponed. We are hoping to reschedule these dates in the Autumn and will update you with more news as soon as we can. All tickets already purchased remain valid for rescheduled dates. Please contact the relevant box office for a refund.    Soprano Mhairi Lawson joins us for an intimate programme of song, a genre that Purcell firmly made his own. With his flair for drama and extraordinary gift for bringing words to life, Purcell poured…

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August 2020

Nature’s Voice – Heures Musicales de l’Abbaye de Lessay

August 14 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Abbaye de la Sainte-Trinité, Lessay, Rue Paul Jeanson
Lessay, Normandy 50430 France
€5 – €40

For centuries, music has mirrored nature. From delicate birdsong to rushing rivers, and the shifting sounds of the seasons to the rustle of the undergrowth, this intimate programme for soprano and orchestra celebrates nature’s voice in music, tracing its presence through some of the pillars of the Baroque repertoire. Telemann’s orchestral suite Wassermusik (Hamburger Ebb' und Fluth, TWV 55:C3) is juxtaposed with one of Antonio Vivaldi’s best-loved concertos, alongside exquisite vocal works by G.F. Handel and Alessandro Scarlatti, all united in the way they bring…

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September 2020

Lammermuir Festival – Purcell: Songes & Ayres

September 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
£5

Please note that this is an online event. The concert will be accessible from the advertised start time until two weeks afterwards. Programmes will be free to download from Lammermuir Festival's event page on the day of the performance.   Soprano Mhairi Lawson joins us for an intimate programme of song, a genre that Purcell firmly made his own. With his flair for drama and extraordinary gift for bringing words to life, Purcell poured many of his most creative ideas…

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October 2020

Nature’s Voice | Symposium: Arts & the Environment

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Please submit questions for the panel via email HERE. As Dunedin Consort prepares to perform Nature’s Voice – a programme celebrating the inspirational force of nature in music – we invite you to join us for a live-streamed symposium on the arts and the environment. How can the arts help to shape a greener, more environmentally conscious future? And how can we balance out the need to continue reaching new audiences within a sustainable touring model? Bringing together musicians, arts…

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Nature’s Voice | Online Broadcast

October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Please click HERE for the broadcast For centuries, music has mirrored nature. From delicate birdsong to rushing rivers, and the shifting sounds of the seasons to the rustle of the undergrowth, this intimate programme for soprano and orchestra celebrates nature’s voice in music, tracing its presence through some of the pillars of the Baroque repertoire. Telemann’s orchestral 'Water Music' suite (Hamburger Ebb’ und Fluth, TWV 55:C3) is juxtaposed with one of Antonio Vivaldi’s best-loved concertos, alongside exquisite vocal works by…

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November 2020

How Lonely Sits the City | Online Broadcast

November 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Click HERE to view the broadcast. Nicholas Mulroy director In times of isolation we find ourselves longing for community — for acts of kindness, understanding, and generosity of spirit. Few texts seem more fitting just now than the opening of the Lamentations of Jeremiah: ‘How lonely sits the city that was full of people! How like a widow has she become, she who was great among the nations!’  As we come to terms with a prolonged period of social isolation, we reflect upon these themes in music from the Renaissance to the present day. From Orlande de Lassus’s exquisite five-part Lamentations and William Byrd’s haunting…

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