The English Concert
Friday, February 22, 2013
The English Concert is among the finest chamber orchestras in the world, with an unsurpassed reputation for inspiring performances of Baroque and Classical music in the concert hall and on CD. Based in London, the orchestra presents an annual season there, in addition to extensive touring. In 2007 Harry Bicket became the orchestra's Artistic Director, following in the steps of Andrew Manze and their founder, Trevor Pinnock. The English Concert's many recordings include many prize-winners, most recently "As Steals the Morn", a CD of Handel arias with tenor Mark Padmore that received a 2008 BBC Music Magazine Award.