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Tagged: AAM 2019-20

Rowan Pierce portrait

Academy of Ancient Music: Rejoice!

Rejoice greatly in an evening of music to stir the soul and lift the spirits. Celebrate with some of baroque’s musical masters heard here at their most irrepressibly joyful and effervescent. 

Viktoria Mullova sitting in window portrait

Academy of Ancient Music: Viktoria Mullova & Richard Egarr

Her intelligence and artistry place Viktoria Mullova among the most exciting soloists of her generation, a violinist whose bold clarity of vision lets the music speak directly to the listener.

Benjamin Appl portrait

Solo Cantatas: Bach and the Divine

Benjamin Appl and the Academy of Ancient Music create an evening that’s both a musical self-portrait of and a deeply moving homage to this most timeless of all composers.

Jean Rondeauc leaning on chair on stage portrait

Academy of Ancient Music: Jean Rondeau plays Bach

Flamboyant, fun but always thoughtful and sensitive to the music, Jean Rondeau has blazed a trail for the harpsichord, opening the eyes of the world to its technicolour possibilities.

Mary Bevan portrait laughing AAM

Academy of Ancient Music: Handel’s Heroines

Few composers faced feistier sopranos than Handel, nor wrote for them with such love and understanding, celebrating their voices in some of the most dazzling operatic arias ever written.

Portrait of Richard Egarr

Academy of Ancient Music/Egarr

The Academy of Ancient Music returns to a revolutionary period of Italian music with the Second Book of Sonatas by Venetian man of mystery Dario Castello.

Sofi Jeannin BBC Singers

BBC Singers: Music for Royal Occasions

The connection between composer and monarch is at the heart of this celebration of music for state occasions.