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The Sixteen
Friday 16 May

Dorothee Oberlinger
Saturday 17 May

Tess Knighton, The Lufthansa Lecture
Saturday 17 May

Rachel Podger & Arte dei Suonatori
Saturday 17 May

QuintEssential Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble
Sunday 18 May

Vox Luminis
Sunday 18 May

L'Avventura London
Tuesday 20 May

Pierre Hantaï
Wednesday 21 May

The Choir of Westminster Abbey
Thursday 22 May

La Risonanza
Friday 23 May

The Hilliard Ensemble
Friday 23 May

Carole Cerasi
Saturday 24 May

Laurence Cummings & FestspielOrchester Göttingen, Saturday 24 May

"This Festival performs a unique function in British musical life."

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Artistic Director, Lindsay Kemp, introduces the 2014 Festival.

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The 2014 Festival of Baroque presents superb artists and repertoire over eight momentous days.

From Handel's resplendent coronation anthems and oratorio Joshua to Bach's brilliant harpsichord concertos and the profound expressions of Schütz and Purcell.

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Experience our special late concert with the world-renowned Hilliard Ensemble and violin virtuoso Kati Debretzeni.

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Reflect on 30 years of the Festival at the Lufthansa Lecture, discover why St John's was built 300 years ago and marvel at Handel's manuscripts.

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In our late-night programme distinguished soloist Kati Debretzeni collaborates with the world-famous Hilliard Ensemble in their 40th anniversary season.


The Year 1714 (Part I): Theatre and Concert Room

Crack Polish orchestra Arte dei Suonatori and star violinist Rachel Podger perform a specially devised programme of orchestral and instrumental works by five leading European composers.


The Lufthansa Lecture

In this anniversary year the sixth annual Lufthansa Lecture will be given by the Festival's founding Artistic Director Tess Knighton who looks back over our 30-year history.


Read the transcripts from
previous Lufthansa Lectures

Vote for the World's Favourite Festival!

Bachtrack are conducting a poll to find the World's Favourite Festival and the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music is in the running.   To vote for us visit the Bachtrack website before midnight (GMT) on Wednesday 24th April and cast your vote.

The Year 1714: Celebrations of the Hanoverian Succession

The 2014 Lufthansa Festival is not the only celebration of the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian succession to the British throne.  A number of other cultural events are taking place over the next year, both in London and in Germany, to mark the occasion.  

Events include exhibitions at the British Library, Foundling Museum (you can enjoy this as one of our 2014 Festival Tours), V&A, the Queen's Gallery and Landesmuseum Hanover, a lecture at the British-German Association and a Royal Heritage tourist route in Germany.

Full details can be found on the German Embassy website.