Children’s Messiah

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore St, London, 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. We've made a […]

£10 – £12

Messiah

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore St, London, United Kingdom

It’s all too easy to take Handel’s Messiah for granted. This extraordinary and enduring work has become a staple of the Christmas season, with its glorious arias and choruses ringing out in concert halls around the world. But with Dunedin Consort it never loses its magic. Performed by our lithe ensemble of just 8 singers […]

£16 – £50

The Trials of Love

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore St, London, United Kingdom

Two tales of love — both tragedies in their own ways — are brought together in this coupling of baroque cantatas. From a woman so lovestruck that she can only find solace in nature, as in Bella madre de’ fiori, to the tragic tale of Daphne, who tries and fails to resist Apollo’s advances and […]

£16 – £50

Matthew Passion

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore St, London, United Kingdom

Described as ‘the most sought-after evangelist of his generation’, Nicholas Mulroy has been central to our annual Matthew Passion performances for more than a decade. This year, in a Dunedin Consort first, he takes the helm as director, combining his unparalleled gift for storytelling with a musicality that is touching and inspiring in equal measure. […]

£16 – £60

Acis & Galatea

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore St, London, United Kingdom

Love, jealousy, tragedy and transfiguration — Acis & Galatea has it all. So it is no surprise that Handel’s ‘little opera’, as he called it, was his most popular stage work during his lifetime. It was his first major setting of a substantial English text and would become the prototype for the English oratorio, which earned […]

£16 – £60

Schutz: The Christmas Story

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore St, London, United Kingdom

Join us in London as we celebrate Christmas and New Year at the Wigmore Hall, delving into some of the extraordinary music composed for the festive season. Schütz’s Italianate setting of the Christmas Story is one of the masterpieces of the early Baroque, paired here with works by Schütz’s teacher Giovanni Gabrieli, and by two of […]

£6 – £50

A New Year’s Celebration

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore St, London, United Kingdom

Join us in London as we celebrate Christmas and New Year at the Wigmore Hall, delving into some of the extraordinary music composed for the festive season. And for New Year’s Eve, what else but Bach? Two of his most lavishly scored Christmas cantatas will see us through to the end of the year in […]

£6 – £50

Handel in Rome

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore St, London, United Kingdom

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 […]

£16 – £60

Membra Jesu Nostri

Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore St, London, United Kingdom

Buxtehude’s monumental cycle of seven cantatas, Membra Jesu Nostri, has come to be regarded as the first Lutheran oratorio. An astonishing work of searing intensity and heartrending beauty, each of its seven parts is addressed to a different part of Christ’s crucified body: the feet, knees, hands, sides, breast, heart, and face. In this collaboration […]

£6 – £50

Bach Cantatas with Hugh Cutting

St Martin in the Fields Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom

Winner of the 2021 Kathleen Ferrier Award and the first countertenor ever to be named a BBC New Generation Artist, Hugh Cutting is one to watch. He makes his debut appearance with Dunedin Consort in this all-Bach programme, which pairs two of Bach’s solo alto cantatas with three of his most joyful and life-affirming concertos. […]

£14.40 – £32