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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.

NEXT CONCERT:
QUANTZ Flute Concerto D maj. No 182 QV6:41
ARNE Symphony No 4 C min.
HAYDN
Symphony No 7 'Le Midi'
WF BACH
Sinfonia in D min.
GLUCK '
Che Faro', the Dances of the Blessed Spirits and The Furies from 'Orfeo ed Euridice'
Sunday 30th July 6.30pm
St Stephen's, Hampstead NW3 2PP
Director and solo flute Ashley Solomon
Mezzo Soprano Deborah Miles-Johnson
Tickets £12 and £10 concessions, under 16 free
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(online preferential seating) and on the door
refreshments available
2017 July Ashley SolomonPoster here
Ashley Solomon (of Florilegium) directs an attractive programme, understandably with prominent flute parts, and plays, himself, one of Quantz's 300 delightful flute concertos. 
Deborah Miles-Johnson (Mezzo) sings the heart-rending 'Che faro' from Orphée et Eurydice by Gluck and we play the dances of the Furies and the Blessed Spirits. 
The symphony developed in the 18th century from the simple Italian 3 movement form used as an overture to operas. It gradually became more developed with composers such as Stamitz. Haydn invested it with its sophistication that led to the great symphonists of the romantic era.
We play a rather serious but beautiful 2 movement sinfonia by WF Bach, one of JS Bach's sons, an exciting symphony by London's Thomas Arne published in 1767 and an early, joyful and sparkling symphony by Haydn himself in 1761, full of colour and lively solo passages. 
A perfect summer concert!


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