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The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment rarely has more fun than when it’s performing music from the 18th century and letting the special sounds of its period instruments come to the fore.

You can enjoy those sounds with this brilliant Baroque concert.

Hear a pick’n’mix of Handel overtures, the composer’s innovative organ music and charming Telemann concertos.

OAE Principal Artist John Butt takes to the keys for virtuoso performances of two Handel organ concertos, which broke the mould in the 18th century by combining a chamber organ with the Baroque orchestra.

Next, the Telemann concertos feature an exotic array of Baroque instruments, including viola d’amore, recorder and oboe d’amore.

Enjoy the sounds of the 18th century on the instruments of the time, performed by the OAE.


Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
John Butt director, organ, harpsichord


Handel: Overture, Alexander's Feast
Telemann: Concerto in G for 2 violas, strings & continuo, TWV.52:G3
Handel: Concerto in B flat, Op.7 No.1 for organ & orchestra
Telemann: Concerto in E minor for recorder, flute, strings & continuo, TWV.52:e1
Handel: Sinfonia to Act 1 from Saul
Telemann: Concerto in E for viola d'amore, oboe d'amore, flute, strings & continuo, TWV.53:E1
Handel: Concerto in G minor, Op.4 No.1 for organ & orchestra

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Queen Elizabeth Hall


£10 - £60
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)

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Book multiple Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment events in the same transaction and receive a discount: 2 – 3 events (15% discount); 4 – 7 events (20% discount); 8 or more events (25% discount). Events must be in the 2018/19 season. This discount is not available on Premium seats.


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Book multiple Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment events in the same transaction and receive a discount.
2 – 3 events (15% discount)
4 – 7 events (20% discount)
8 or more events (25% discount)

Book an Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment event for a group of ten people or more and receive a 20% discount.

Under-35s receive a 50% discount. Please bring identification for proof of age.

Children and student £5 tickets are available for every concert.

These discounts, and the £5 tickets, are not available on top-price seats.

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Queen Elizabeth Hall at 6pm: pre-concert talk. Admission free.

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