Harry Bicket leads a stellar cast for The English Concert’s first performances of Handel’s opera Hercules on tour across Europe
A stellar cast of soloists join The English Concert for their European tour of Handel’s Hercules, conducted by Harry Bicket. Matthew Rose takes the lead role of Hercules, alongside Alice Coote as Dejanira, Elizabeth Watts as Iole, Rupert Enticknap as LIchas and James Gilchrist as Hyllus.
Cellist Raphael Wallfisch explores a season of British music on disc and in concert with the Philharmonia performing Tavener’s The Protecting Veil on 25 November
Firmly positioned at the forefront of championing British music of the 20th century, renowned cellist Raphael Wallfisch performs the late Sir John Tavener’s The Protecting Veil with the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall on 25 November in a tribute concert that includes the UK premiere of Tavener’s O Where, tell me where? for chorus and tubular bells.
Cellist Raphael Wallfisch performs Finzi’s Cello Concerto at opening concert of the 2015 English Music Festival following release of new Hungarian CD
Firmly positioned at the forefront of championing British music of the 20th century, renowned cellist Raphael Wallfisch performs Gerald Finzi’s Cello Concerto in A minor, a piece with which Wallfisch has a profound personal attachment, at Dorchester Abbey with the BBC Concert Orchestra on 22 May in
the opening concert of the 2015 English Music Festival.
Young British tenor Matthew Long releases debut CD with the LPO – Till the Stars Fall - of traditional songs and popular anthems from “Jerusalem” to Holst, Finzi and Butterworth
Young tenor Matthew Long, whose diverse career has spanned performances with The Sixteen, I Fagiolini, Sting, Adrian Utley and Will Gregory, releases his debut CD with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Malcolm Martineau and Rufus Miller, of traditional songs and popular anthems, on 2 March 2015.