Handel by candlelight — Mozart Festival Orchestra (Dec 2016)

Address:
Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, Barbican, London 51.518834 -0.094075
Dates & Time:
2.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£16.50 to £39.50, from barbican.org.uk
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The contact number for Barbican Hall is +44 (0) 207 638 8891
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The Mozart Festival Orchestra will be coming to Barbican Hall to play in full 18th-century costume in an evocative, candlelit-style setting.

They usually play a bit of Mozart for these shows, but it will be all Handel tonight:

— Sarabande
— Trumpet Suite
— Zadok the Priest
— Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
— Let the Bright Seraphim
— The King Shall Rejoice
— 'Lascia Ch'io Pianga' from Rinaldo
— Selection from the Water Music Suites: 'Rejoice Greatly', 'Hallelujah Chorus', 'Worthy is the Lamb' and 'Amen' from Messiah

The Mozart Festival Orchestra specialise in playing classics from the baroque era. They frequently perform in full 18th-century costume, bringing an evocative and elegant atmosphere to their concerts.

 

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