Academy of Ancient Music 2017–18
The Academy of Ancient Music engages audiences across the world with historically informed performances of Baroque and Classical music.
Creativity and spontaneity in performance is grounded in scholarship and a constant exploration of music in its broadest cultural context.
Academy of Ancient Music: Purcell's King Arthur
Daisy Evans and her team bring you Purcell's Restoration semi-opera, King Arthur, dramatically reimagined for contemporary times.
Academy of Ancient Music: Italy in England
Musical migration and cross fertilisation was at a peak in the eighteenth century and the Italian concerto grosso was soon adopted by London's fashionable musical circles.
Academy of Ancient Music: Bless'd Isle
‘Where words leave off, music begins’: a celebration of the mastery of English composers from Dowland to Arne and their setting of words to music.
Academy of Ancient Music: Bach & Telemann Reversed Fortunes
The first of two concerts marking the 250th anniversary of Telemann’s death and showcasing some of the greatest music by these joint pillars of the German Baroque.
Academy of Ancient Music: Mortal Voices
In a concert that will pull at the heart strings, baroque specialist Christian Curnyn directs soprano Keri Fuge and countertenor Tim Mead, in some of the most sublime music of the early 18th century.
Academy of Ancient Music: Bach's St John Passion
A musical masterwork, Bach’s St John Passion is a cornerstone of Western musical art.
Academy of Ancient Music: 1790s London - Saint and Sinner
With the arrival of composers, musicians and new instruments from Europe, London’s musical world changed. Tonight we hear music by two of the most influential but contrasting characters on the scene.
Academy of Ancient Music/Nicola Benedetti
In the second of our two concerts marking the 250th anniversary of Telemann's death, we welcome Nicola Benedetti who joins Richard Egarr and AAM for the first time.