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Tue 26th Mar at 8:00pm
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment
@ Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Also appearing: Elin Manahan Thomas
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The Works: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment, Elin Manahan Thomas
A performance of Pergolesi's Stabat Mater.
The Works is the OAE's unique series that gives audiences a guided tour of selected classical masterpieces.
This time the series turns its attention to Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, probably his best-known sacred work, which was later arranged by a number of other famous composers, including Johann Sebastian Bach.
Let director Steven Devine and a guest presenter guide you through the music movement by movement, with a complete performance following a Q&A with the artists.
There's music in the bar before the concert, together with a chance to meet musicians afterwards.
The OAE plays on period instruments aiming to recreate the sounds and styles of performance that would have been familiar to composers in their own time.
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Elin Manahan Thomas is a Welsh Soprano who has garnered an enthusiastic critical reception since she first came to international attention with her recording of Rutter's Requiem in 2003. She is the first singer ever to record Bach's Alles mit Gott, a birthday ode written in 1713 and discovered in 2005.
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Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Phone: 0871 663 2500
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