• Handel with Peter Whelan – July 2024

    Handel with Peter Whelan – July 2024

    The Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists will perform Handel’s biblical oratorio Israel in Egypt at the Salzburg Festival in July 2024.

  • Monteverdi Choir's 60th Anniversary

    Monteverdi Choir's 60th Anniversary

    The Monteverdi Choir was named 'Best Choir' at the 2024 Oper! Awards, and has received a host of 5-star reviews in its 60th anniversary season.

  • Beethoven with Dinis Sousa – May 2024

    Beethoven with Dinis Sousa – May 2024

    In May 2024 the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique (ORR) performed Beethoven’s symphonies at St Martin-in-the-Fields in London, and at the Philharmonie de Paris. The Monteverdi Choir joined the ORR for Beethoven’s Mass in C major and Symphony No. 9.

  • Bach Motets & Solo Violin – June 2024

    Bach Motets & Solo Violin – June 2024

    The Monteverdi Choir performed Bach family motets in London and Leipzig in June 2024. The concerts also featured Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin performed by Kati Debretzeni (London) and Isabelle Faust (Leipzig).

Handel: Israel in Egypt - Salzburg Festival

Sun 21 Jul, 6.00pm
Haus für Mozart, Salzburg Festival, Austria


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July blog: the MCO in Salzburg

As the Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists and Peter Whelan prepare to perform Handel’s choral epic Israel in Egypt at the Salzburg Festival, we look back over the MCO’s long association with Salzburg.

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Meet the MCO Musicians – Ali Ponsford-Hill

Meet soprano Ali Ponsford-Hill: one of the longest serving members of the Monteverdi Choir, who celebrates her 20-year anniversary with the group this July.

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Bach motets – reviews and reaction

The Monteverdi Choir performed Bach family motets in London and Leipzig in June 2024. The concerts also featured Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin performed by Kati Debretzeni (London) and Isabelle Faust (Leipzig).

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Beethoven cycle – press reviews

The Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique performed all of the Beethoven symphonies at St Martin-in-the-Fields in London, and at the Philharmonie de Paris, in May 2024. The Monteverdi Choir joined the ORR for Beethoven’s Mass in C major and Symphony No. 9, with soloists Lucy Crowe (soprano), Alice Coote (mezzo soprano), Allan Clayton (tenor) and William Thomas (bass).

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Jonathan Sells: introducing Bach motets

Conductor Jonathan Sells introduces the programme of Bach family motets and solo violin music, which the Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, and violinists Kati Debretzeni (London) and Isabelle Faust (Leipzig) perform in June 2024.

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Handel: Israel in Egypt – press reviews

"Sonic spectacular" – reviews of Handel: Israel in Egypt with the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists conducted by Peter Whelan.

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Brahms at the Concergebouw - press reviews

The Monteverdi Choir's three concerts with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, led by Dinis Sousa, were met with great reviews in the press.

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Joint statement issued by MCO and Sir John Eliot Gardiner

The Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras announce conductors for the coming season.

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Monteverdi Choir named ‘Best Choir’ at Oper! Awards 2024

The Monteverdi Choir was named ‘Best Choir’ at the Oper! Awards ceremony held at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam on 29 January 2024.

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