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  • Live concert on 4 October in Monreale

    Live concert on 4 October in Monreale

    Live concert on 4 October in Monreale

    We're thrilled to announce our first public concert in seven months. John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists in Monreale, Sicily. More details here.

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  • New podcast series by John Eliot Gardiner

    New podcast series by John Eliot Gardiner

    New podcast series by John Eliot Gardiner

    We're delighted to launch a new podcast series, 'Monteverdi and his constellation', presented by John Eliot Gardiner. Listen to all eight episodes in the series now.

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  • Cantata of the Week

    Cantata of the Week

    Cantata of the Week

    We are now streaming our 'Cantata of the Week' for the sixteenth Sunday after Trinity, BWV 27 ‘Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende?’ - listen now.

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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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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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BWV 27 ‘Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende?’

Sun 27 Sep, 10.00am
J.S. Bach - BWV 27, Full cantata stream, Online

BWV 50 ‘Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft’ & BWV 19 ‘Es erhub sich ein Streit’

Tue 29 Sep, 10.00am
J.S. Bach - BWV 50 & BWV 19, Full cantata streams, Online

Monteverdi | Carissimi | Scarlatti

Sun 4 Oct, 9.00pm
Duomo di Monreale, Monreale, Italy

Bach | Handel | Rameau - Toulouse

Thu 5 Nov, 8.00pm
Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France

Bach | Handel | Rameau - Château de Versailles

Fri 6 Nov, 8.00pm
Opéra Royal - Château de Versailles, Versailles, France

Bach | Handel | Rameau - Cologne

Sun 8 Nov, 8.00pm
Cologne Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany


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