• Benvenuto Cellini

    Benvenuto Cellini

    The Monteverdi Choir, ORR and John Eliot Gardiner conclude their celebration of Berlioz's music, marking the 150th anniversary of the composer's death with a tour of his first opera

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  • Book now

    Book now

    Join us on Thursday 19 September as our current Monteverdi Apprentices and John Eliot Gardiner perform a showcase recital in the Chapel of King's College London

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  • MCO debut in six countries worldwide

    MCO debut in six countries worldwide

    This Autumn, MCO will perform inaugural concerts in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Bratislava, and six South American cities

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  • Beethoven Symphony Cycle

    Beethoven Symphony Cycle

    Celebrating both its 30th anniversary and the 250th of Beethoven's birth, the ORR will perform the composer's complete symphony cycle across Europe and the U.S. in 2020

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  • OUT NOW

    OUT NOW

    Our latest release 'Love is come again' - a personal selection of Easter Choral music chosen by John Eliot Gardiner, performed by the Monteverdi Choir - is now available to buy

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Benvenuto Cellini - Festival Berlioz

Thu 29 Aug, 8.00pm
Cour du Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France

Benvenuto Cellini - Berliner Festpiele

Sat 31 Aug, 7.00pm
Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany

Benvenuto Cellini - BBC Proms

Mon 2 Sep, 7.00pm
BBC Proms - Royal Albert Hall, London, UK

Benvenuto Cellini - Château de Versailles

Sun 8 Sep, 3.00pm
Opéra Royal - Château de Versailles, Versailles, France

Monteverdi Apprentices Showcase Recital

Thu 19 Sep, 7.30pm
King's College London Chapel, London, UK

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Thu 26 Sep, 7.00pm
Zaryadye Concert Hall, Moscow, Russia

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Fri 27 Sep, 8.00pm
St. Petersburg Philharmonia , St. Petersburg, Russia

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Tue 1 Oct, 7.30pm
Slovak Philharmonic - Reduta, Bratislava , Slovakia

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Thu 7 Nov, 8.00pm
Teatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Sat 9 Nov, 9.00pm
Sala São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Mon 11 Nov, 7.30pm
Teatro Solís, Montevideo, Uruguay

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Wed 13 Nov, 8.00pm
Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Fri 15 Nov, 8.00pm
Teatro CorpArtes, Santiago, Chile

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Sat 16 Nov, 7.00pm
Teatro del Lago, Frutillar, Chile

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Tue 19 Nov, 7.30pm
Teatro Positivo, Curitiba, Brazil

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphony No. 1

Sun 9 Feb, 8.00pm
Palau de la Música, Barcelona, Spain

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 2 & 3

Mon 10 Feb, 8.00pm
Palau de la Música, Barcelona, Spain

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 4 & 5

Tue 11 Feb, 8.00pm
Palau de la Música, Barcelona, Spain

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 6 & 7

Thu 13 Feb, 8.00pm
Palau de la Música, Barcelona, Spain

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 8 & 9

Fri 14 Feb, 8.00pm
Palau de la Música, Barcelona, Spain

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphony No. 1

Wed 19 Feb, 8.00pm
Carnegie Hall, New York, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 2 & 3

Thu 20 Feb, 8.00pm
Carnegie Hall, New York, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 4 & 5

Fri 21 Feb, 8.00pm
Carnegie Hall, New York, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 6 & 7

Sun 23 Feb, 2.00pm
Carnegie Hall, New York, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 8 & 9

Mon 24 Feb, 8.00pm
Carnegie Hall, New York, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 8 & 9

Thu 27 Feb, 7.30pm
Harris Theater, Chicago, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphony No. 1

Fri 28 Feb, 7.30pm
Harris Theater, Chicago, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 2 & 3

Sat 29 Feb, 7.30pm
Harris Theater, Chicago, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 4 & 5

Mon 2 Mar, 7.30pm
Harris Theater, Chicago, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 6 & 7

Tue 3 Mar, 7.30pm
Harris Theater, Chicago, USA

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphony No. 1

Mon 11 May, 7.30pm
Barbican, London, UK

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 2 & 3

Tue 12 May, 7.30pm
Barbican, London, UK

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 4 & 5

Thu 14 May, 7.30pm
Barbican, London, UK

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 6 & 7

Fri 15 May, 7.30pm
Barbican, London, UK

Beethoven Symphony Cycle - Symphonies 8 & 9

Sat 16 May, 7.30pm
Barbican, London, UK

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News

MCO launch 2019/20 Apprentices Programme

We are delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications from string players for the 2019/20 Monteverdi Apprentices Programme

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MCO announce 2019 BBC Proms date

We are thrilled to announce that we will be returning to this year's BBC Proms to perform Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini on Monday 2 September.

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Handel Semele tour opens in Paris

Our Handel Semele tour got off to a flying start at the Philharmonie de Paris on Monday 8 April.

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Monteverdi Apprentices perform showcase recital at Messums Wiltshire

​On 4 March 2019, the Monteverdi Apprentices and members of the Monteverdi Choir, under the guidance of Sir John Eliot Gardiner, presented a showcase recital at Messums Wiltshire.

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MCO gives inaugural performances in South America

MCO travelled to Colombia to perform their first South American concert at the Cartagena International Music Festival.

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MCO announce first ever Assistant Conductor

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Dinis Sousa as the first ever Assistant Conductor of the three Monteverdi ensembles

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Peter Hall Memorial

Sir John Eliot Gardiner and members of the Monteverdi Choir perform at the Peter Hall memorial service at Westminster Abbey

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Prom 71: Berlioz Series 2018

On Wednesday 5 September 2018, John Eliot Gardiner and Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique returned to the BBC Proms for an evening of Berlioz.

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In memory of Jean Knibbs

With great sadness we announce the passing of former Monteverdi Choir soprano Jean Knibbs

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