Handel's Orlando

The English Concert

1 March 2016 / 19:00
Hall


 Sold out


Harry Bicket and The English Concert’s acclaimed cycle of Handel operas continues with Orlando – starring Iestyn Davies in the title role.

Torn between love and glory, the knight Orlando gives way to madness – and rampages through a world of lovers, sorcerers and all-powerful spirits. Handel’s 1733 opera is a true extravaganza, performed tonight by some of the world’s leading living Handelians.

The New York Times chose The English Concert’s performance of Handel’s Alcina as one of its Ten Best Classical Events of 2014; but for many, the chance to hear Iestyn Davies in one of Handel’s most extrovert leading roles will be all the recommendation they need. Rising US soprano Erin Morley and 2007 Cardiff Singer of the World Shenyang supply exactly the sort of vocal star-power that Handel would have expected.

Programme & Performers

Handel Orlando

The English Concert
Harry Bicket conductor
Iestyn Davies Orlando
Erin Morley Angelica
Carolyn Sampson Dorinda
Sasha Cooke Medoro
Kyle Ketelsen Zoroastro














Promoted by the Barbican





Young Barbican
14-25? Over 50,000 tickets a year available at £5, £10 or £15
 

why not try


Promoting Yourself as a Musician
24 May 16 / Frobisher Room 6, Level 4
Information info  Book tickets book


Our Kind of Traitor (15)
13 - 26 May 16 / Cinema 3
Information info  Book tickets book


Ragnar Kjartansson
14 Jul 16 - 4 Sep 16 / Art Gallery
Information info  Book tickets book


Identity in Britain Today
14 Jun 16 / Frobisher Auditorium 2
Information info