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  • New podacst series by John Eliot Gardiner

    New podacst series by John Eliot Gardiner

    New podacst series by John Eliot Gardiner

    We're delighted to launch a new podcast series 'Monteverdi and his constellation', presented by John Eliot Gardiner

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  • New recording out now

    New recording out now

    New recording out now

    We're very excited about the latest release on our SDG record label: Handel’s dramatic opera-oratorio Semele, recorded live at London’s Alexandra Palace Theatre - buy the digital recording now

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  • Gardiner and the ORR on Beethoven's Symphonies

    Gardiner and the ORR on Beethoven's Symphonies

    Gardiner and the ORR on Beethoven's Symphonies

    All nine films in our Beethoven Symphonies Series are now available to watch

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  • Cantata of the Week

    Cantata of the Week

    Cantata of the Week

    We are currently streaming our 'Cantata of the Week' for the eighth Sunday after Trinity - listen now.

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  • Bringing our music to you

    Bringing our music to you

    Bringing our music to you

    While we may not be able to tour due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we will still be bringing you some fantastic music to the comfort of your own homes

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News

Podcast series launch

John Eliot Gardiner presents a new eight-part series of podcasts on Monteverdi and his contemporaries

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Latest release out now

We are excited to announce the digital release of our live recording of Handel's Semele at the Alexandra Palace Theatre - available to buy from our shop now

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MCO launch new film series on the Beethoven Symphonies

We're delighted to share our new nine-part series in which Gardiner and the ORR explore these incredible works as we rehearsed for this project.

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Catch up on our latest digital content

Our Monteverdi Trilogy performances are all available to watch for free on YouTube, along with plenty more digital content from our three world-class ensembles.

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This weekend: watch our final Monteverdi Trilogy broadcast and listen to a new ‘Cantata of the Week’

The final broadcast of our Monteverdi Trilogy, L'incoronazione di Poppea, is available to watch on Friday from 7pm (UK time) on YouTube and we also showcase a new weekly cantata from Sunday morning at 10am.

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Cantata of the Week: A Cantata Pilgrimage 20th Anniversary Retrospective

We celebrate the 20th anniversary of our famous Bach Cantata Pilgrimage with Cantata of the Week - a weekly free stream of a cantata chosen by John Eliot Gardiner.

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Watch the Monteverdi Trilogy for free from Friday

Starting on Friday 17 April, we revisit one of our most significant projects of recent years as we broadcast our award-winning Monteverdi Trilogy performances in full on consecutive Fridays.

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Thank you for joining our Easter celebrations

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Easter weekend celebrations - you can now enjoy all our broadcasts on our YouTube channel.

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Join us for a one minute’s silence today at 5pm

Before our St Matthew Passion broadcast this evening, join John Eliot Gardiner, the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists for a one minute silence at 5pm (UK time)

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Symphony No. 1: Beethoven announces himself

Fri 15 May, 5.00pm
Symphony No. 1: Beethoven announces himself, Beethoven Symphony films, Online

Symphony No. 2: Expanding the canvas

Fri 22 May, 5.00pm
Symphony No. 2: Expanding the canvas, Beethoven Symphony films, Online

Symphony No. 3 ‘Eroica’: Heroism & shock tactics

Fri 29 May, 5.00pm
Symphony No. 3 'Eroica' : Heroism & shock tactics, Beethoven Symphony films, Online

Symphony No. 4: Composing for all eternity

Fri 5 Jun, 5.00pm
Symphony No. 4: Composing for all eternity, Beethoven Symphony films, Online

Symphony No. 5: Subversive subtexts

Fri 12 Jun, 5.00pm
Symphony No. 5: Subversive subtexts, Beethoven Symphony films, Online

Symphony No. 6: Pantheism and camaraderie

Fri 19 Jun, 5.00pm
Symphony No. 6: Pantheism and camaraderie, Beethoven Symphony films, Online


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