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The Year 1714
London 16-24 May

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

With tickets from just £10 and some great multiple concert offers, book now before the best seats go!

Priority booking opens 27 Jan 2014
General booking opens 3 Feb 2014

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All concerts at St John's Smith Square unless otherwise stated

Friday 16 May, 7.30pm
The King Shall Have Pleasure

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers conductor

Saturday 17 May, 9.30am & 11.30am
Festival Tour - St John's Smith Square

Saturday 17 May, 4.00pm
St Peter's Eaton Square
'The Pleasant Companion'
English and German Baroque Music
for the Recorder in London

Dorothee Oberlinger recorder
Peter Kofler harpsichord

Saturday 17 May, 6.15pm
The Lufthansa Lecture
Flying the Flag: 30 years of
Baroque Music in London

Tess Knighton

Saturday 17 May, 7.45pm
The Year 1714 (Part I):
Theatre and Concert Room

Rachel Podger violin
Arte dei Suonatori
Aureliusz Goliński violin & director

Sunday 18 May, 2.00pm
Festival Tour - Foundling Museum

Sunday 18 May, 4.30pm
Banchetto Musicale

QuintEssential Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble
Daniel Auchincloss
Richard Thomas cornett & director

Sunday 18 May, 7.30pm
Funerals for a Prince and a Queen

Vox Luminis
QuintEssential Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble
Lionel Meunier director

Tuesday 20 May, 7.30pm
The Year 1714 (Part II): Stage and Song

L'Avventura London

Mary Bevan soprano
Anthony Gregory tenor
Žak Ozmo archlute & director

Wednesday 21 May, 7.30pm
Key Relationship

Pierre Hantaï harpshichord
Aapo Häkkinen harpsichord
Helsinki Baroque Orchestra

Thursday 22 May, 7.30pm
Westminster Abbey
Eternal source of light divine

Ruby Hughes soprano
Iestyn Davies counter-tenor
Matthew Brook bass
The Choir of Westminster Abbey
St James's Baroque
James O'Donnell conductor

Friday 23 May, 7.00pm
The admirable Abate Steffani

María Hinojosa Montenegro
Martin Oro counter-tenor
La Risonanza
Fabio Bonizzoni
harpsichord & director

Friday 23 May, 9.30pm Lufthansa Late

Kati Debretzeni violin

The Hilliard Ensemble
Monika Mauch
David James counter-tenor
Steven Harrold tenor
Gordon James baritone

Saturday 24 May, 9.30am & 11.30am
Festival Tour - St John's Smith Square

Saturday 18 May, 4.00pm
St Peter's Eaton Square
Like one inspired ...

Carole Cerasi harpsichord & fortepiano

Saturday 24 May, 7.00pm
Handel Joshua

Ida Falk Winland soprano
Renata Pokupić mezzo-sporano
Kenneth Tarver tenor
Tobias Berndt baritone
NDR Choir (Hamburg)
FestspielOrchester Göttingen
Laurence Cummings conductor