Tuesday, 24 September 2013

OAE launches new season

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
On Monday 30 September the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment launches its new season with a concert of Musical Fireworks from Rameau and Handel, conducted by William Christie with soprano Sandrine Piau as soloist.  The season continues a programme marking Corelli's 300th anniversary including a new work by Clare Connors, Corelli Leaves, then pianist Robert Levin returns for a programme of music by Mendelssohn, Schubert and Beethoven. Their last concert in 2013 is a concert performance of Offenbach's Fantasio in collaboration of Opera Rare, with Marlis Petersen, Sarah Connolly and Victoria Simmonds conducted by Sir Mark Elder. See my season preview for information on the whole season

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