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Welcome to Linden Baroque
lovely music with style and spirit!

Musical Director Steven Devine

A much loved part of the early music scene since 1983, Linden Baroque works with well known early music specialists to bring audiences highly enjoyable and memorable concerts.
A wonderful concert - superb ensemble, excellent singers. (MB, email)
Beautiful - beats Venice! (SP, London SE13)
Gorgeous and delicate, excellent musicans. So impressed (NY email)
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Linden promotes its own concerts in and around London and is available for festivals or choirs looking for an original instrument 'historically informed' band to add style and zest to their performances of baroque music.

Sun November 15th 'Alfred' by Thomas Arne
St Stephen's, Rosslyn Hill,
Hampstead, NW3 2PP

Director Stephen Devine
King Alfred
with Kate Semmens & Penelope Appleyard (sopranos)
Joe Bolger (counter tenor), Tom Raksin (Tenor)
and Dino Mahoney (narrator)

This lovely 3 act opera, dating from 1753, is full of sparkling and tuneful music and is best known for 'Rule Brittania'. It was first performed as a masque at Cliveden in 1740 to celebrate the 3rd birthday of Princess Augusta, the daughter of the rather naughty Prince of Wales, Frederick. Hugely popular at the time, it became known to the public in many forms: as a serenta, an oratorio and an opera;. It was conceived as a deeply patriotic allegorical work, a stirring tale of Anglo-Saxon warfare and bucolic love. It is imaginatively scored for oboes, bassoons, flutes, horns, trumpets and drums. Arne fought against the prevailing fashion for all things foreign, arguing for an English artistic form of expression.
Tickets on sale shortly online.

Sat July 3rd Berlin
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A repeat of the programme we performed in January at Greenwich in memory of one of our first members, Gertrude Evans, who fled the Nazis and gained sanctuary in the UK.