Handel in Rome

University of Glasgow — Chapel University Avenue, Glasgow

Soprano Nardus Williams and guest director Benjamin Bayl join us for a fiery, all-Handel programme, delving into the extraordinary music he composed while in Rome. This is where Handel mastered his mature Italian style, its richness and theatricality a defiant reaction to a papal ban on opera that in turn saw his cantatas and oratorios […]

£5 – £22

Open Rehearsal: Matthew Passion

Join us for our Glasgow open rehearsal of Bach's astonishing setting of the Passion story and see how we explore and piece together this wonderful work.

Matthew Passion

New Auditorium, Royal Concert Hall 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Bach’s setting of the Passion story — an astonishing tale of persecution, betrayal and forgiveness — is a work of staggering musical virtuosity and accomplishment. This is music that pushes and pulls us, that draws us inexorably inwards and which remains overwhelmingly moving, year after year. But it is just as much a story about love. […]

£6 – £25

Hail, O Queen

University of Glasgow — Chapel University Avenue, Glasgow

Virgin, Queen, Star of the Sea: Mary has had many names over the centuries. This Marian-inspired programme weaves together music that explores her shifting status as both mother of God and a young woman, through settings of texts both familiar and new. Under the direction of Nicholas Mulroy, our a cappella consort traces her influence across the […]

£5 – £22

Out Of Her Mouth

Platform 253 Argyle St, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s biblical cantatas are extraordinary historical jewels. Written by a woman, about women, for women, they tell bold, unflinching tales about love, marriage, tragedy and adultery, each one a tiny opera in all but name. These breathtaking miniatures — in new English translations by Toria Banks — have never before been […]

£5 – £22

Open Rehearsal: Songs of War I Have Seen

Glasgow

Join us for our open rehearsal in Glasgow to experience a musical event like no other as the RSNO joins forces with the period instruments of Dunedin Consort to perform Heiner Goebbels’ profoundly moving Songs of Wars I Have Seen. 

Songs of War I Have Seen

New Auditorium, Royal Concert Hall 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

In partnership with RSNO. A set of tabletop and standard lamps, illuminating the stage as a living room. The female musicians at the front of the stage performing on both period and modern instruments, playing and then reading text from the wartime diaries of Gertrude Stein. The score carefully mixing Matthew Locke’s music of the […]

£6 – £19.50

Čičić directs Vivaldi

University of Glasgow — Chapel University Avenue, Glasgow

Dunedin Consort is joined by guest director and superstar violinist Bojan Čičić for this fiery all-Vivaldi programme, which explores the rich array of music that Vivaldi composed for the court orchestra in Dresden. From the tongue-in-cheek ‘per il Coglioni’ (‘for the idiots’), so named because Vivaldi was asked to write in the figures for the continuo […]

£5 – £24

Children’s Messiah

St Aloysius' Church 25 Rose St, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Fun for all the family is guaranteed in Dunedin Consort’s interactive, 45-minute Children’s Messiah — specially crafted with little ears in mind! Guided by Mr Handel himself, they’ll be whizzing through some of his greatest hits, with plenty of fun and games along the way. Suitable for all ages. With BSL interpretation. £5; FREE to adults purchasing […]

£5

Messiah

St Aloysius' Church 25 Rose St, Glasgow, United Kingdom

It’s no surprise that Handel’s Messiah continues to draw audiences back year after year. There is nothing quite like it. Although the Hallelujah chorus has become the work’s calling card, Handel wrote every note to impress and astound his listeners. Its choruses are as grand as anything Handel ever composed, the solo writing profoundly moving, the drama […]

£5 – £29