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9th March 2020

“This is how to do a Beethoven Symphony Cycle”

John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique wrapped up the first leg of their tour of Beethoven's complete symphony cycle in Chicago at the start of March.

17th February 2020

“A cycle that has made history”: Beethoven Symphony Cycle triumphs in Barcelona

The ORR and John Eliot Gardiner wrapped up the first of five complete Beethoven symphony cycles in Barcelona to a rapturous reception.

12th February 2020

Beethoven 250 Symphony Cycle begins in Barcelona

The Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique and John Eliot Gardiner kicked off our Beethoven 250 celebrations at Barcelona's Palau de la Música with the first of 25 performances of Beethoven's symphonies on 9 February.

20th December 2019

Benvenuto Cellini in the Guardian’s top 10 concerts of the year

We're thrilled to have our production of Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini at the BBC Proms feature in the Guardian's top 10 classical music events of 2019.

20th June 2018

Bach weekend at the Barbican

A memorable weekend of Cantatas in London for Barbican's Bach weekend

28th January 2018

Mozartwoche 2018 Reviews

John Eliot Gardiner and the English Baroque Soloists performed at this year's Mozartwoche in Salzburg.

3rd September 2017

Berlin Musikfest 2017 - Monteverdi 450 Trilogy reviews

The English baroque soloists, whose ritornellos moulded themselves to the mood and intensity of the respective atmospheres… formed the most finely tuned patterns for this theatre.

21st August 2017

Edinburgh International Festival, Usher Hall - Reviews

Yet another extraordinary evening of opera in the Usher Hall [...] Gardiner and his superb international cast then deliver the goods, with consummate style.

9th August 2017

Prom 31: La Damnation de Faust - Reviews

'John Eliot Gardiner['s] Berlioz performances [...] have become Proms highlights, and this thrilling night was no exception.' - The Times, by Neil Fisher

3rd August 2017

Prom 25 (Late night): Bach & Schütz - Reviews

'There is no beating this team on top form.' - The Financial Times. Richard Fairman

28th May 2017

Reveiws of L’Orfeo at Colston Hall

'Monteverdi’s genius shone through at every turn in this vibrant, heartfelt performance...' - The Times, Rebecca Franks

8th May 2017

More great reviews - L’incoronazione di Poppea at Colston Hall

'A crowning glory, you might say, to Gardiner’s half-century association with Monteverdi' - The Times, Richard Morrison

12th April 2017

Sensational 5-star reviews for ‘Il ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria’ at Colston Hall

'It already looks as if it will be the unmissable event of this Monteverdi year' - The Times, Rebecca Franks