Handel Suite from The Alchemist
Manfredini Concerto Grosso Op 3 no. 9
Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.4
Handel Apollo e Dafne
Jonathan Cohen conductor
Katherine Watson soprano
James Newby baritone
Your typical Handel opera has a multitude of characters and runs for more than three hours. With Apollo e Dafne, however, he showed he could also write a short, sharp, enjoyable two-hander.
After last month’s performance of Queens, Heroines and Ladykillers: French Exchange at Southbank Centre, we spoke with some audience members to find out what they thought of the concert.Read More
Last week, we enjoyed a fabulous concert with fast rising star Jonathan Cohen conducting and regular OAE collaborator Sarah Connolly singing some wonderful arias from Purcell, Rameau and Charpentier.
Here’s what the reviewers said about the concert:
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Thanks to all who tweeted during the concert too, our favourite comment was:
“Blinking Hell! I always thought @spconnolly was fab, but tonight she got into my heart and soul and had a good old rummage. Superb”
Here’s our Storify page with all your feedback from the night.
Let us know what you thought of the night by using the comments box below.Read More
Our December podcast is now out. In this bumper edition we:
Talk to conductor Jonathan Cohen about his New Year’s concerts with us Find out how someone needing the loo led to the Royal Festival Hall opening its doors all day Talk to Duke Dobing from the office team to find out what a Development Director does Hear from violinist Roy Mowatt about his top CD picks Look ahead to our tour with legendary Beethoven interpreter David Zinman