Early Music and Baroque

Early Music and Baroque

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The Hall's intimate acoustic is ideal for period instruments, and this series includes some of the finest ensembles and soloists performing today.

La Serenissima © Eric Richmond

La Serenissima; Adrian Chandler director, violin; Hilary Summers contralto; Neal Davies bass-baritone

Sunday 9 September 2018 7:30PM

Caldara, Conti and Vivaldi

Ian Page

Classical Opera/The Mozartists

Tuesday 18 September 2018 7:30PM

Mozart: Bastien und Bastienne

The Cardinall's Musick © Benjamin Ealovega

The Cardinall's Musick

Thursday 27 September 2018 7:30PM

The Company of Heaven

Mahan Esfahani  © Bernhard Musil/Deutsche Grammophon

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord

Monday 1 October 2018 7:30PM


Sandrine Piau  © Sandrine Expilly/Naive

Sandrine Piau soprano; Sebastian Wienand harpsichord; Freiburg Baroque Orchestra; Plamena Nikitassova director, violin

Monday 8 October 2018 7:30PM

Rebel, Rameau, Clérambault and more

Richard Egarr  © Marco Borggreve

Richard Egarr harpsichord

Monday 15 October 2018 7:30PM


Ensemble Correspondances © Molina Visuals

Ensemble Correspondances

Sunday 21 October 2018 7:30PM

Purcell and Charpentier

Dame Sarah Connolly  © Peter Warren

Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Tenebrae vocal ensemble; Nigel Short conductor; Eugene Asti piano

Wednesday 24 October 2018 7:30PM

Elgar, Gurney, Bingham and more

The English Concert © Richard Haughton

The English Concert; Harry Bicket director, fortepiano

Sunday 28 October 2018 7:30PM

The Art of Arrangement

L'Arpeggiata © Michael Uneffer

L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar director, theorbo; Céline Scheen soprano

Wednesday 31 October 2018 7:30PM


Florilegium © Amit Lennon

Florilegium; Elin Manahan Thomas soprano

Monday 5 November 2018 7:30PM

Handel and Vivaldi

Vox Luminis © Ola Renska

Vox Luminis

Thursday 8 November 2018 7:30PM

Musikalische Exequien

Harry Bicket  © Richard Haughton

The English Concert; Harry Bicket director, harpsichord, organ

Tuesday 20 November 2018 7:30PM

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland: Music for Advent

Arcangelo © Adam Swann

Arcangelo; Louise Alder soprano; Tim Mead countertenor

Friday 7 December 2018 7:30PM

Scarlatti, Handel and Porpora

La Nuova Musica © Nick Rutter

La Nuova Musica; David Bates director; Lucy Crowe soprano

Tuesday 11 December 2018 7:30PM

Vivaldi, Corelli, Handel and Nico Muhly

Mahan Esfahani  © Bernhard Musil/Deutsche Grammophon

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord

Saturday 15 December 2018 7:30PM


Avi Avital  © Christie Goodwin/DG

Avi Avital mandolin; Venice Baroque Orchestra

Saturday 22 December 2018 7:30PM

Geminiani, Vivaldi and Paisiello

Dunedin Consort © David Barbour

Dunedin Consort; John Butt director, harpsichord

Monday 31 December 2018 7:00PM


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