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The English Concert

The English Concert (Early Music Ensemble)

Formed: 1973

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The English Concert is a baroque orchestra playing on period instruments based in London. Founded in 1972 and directed from the harpsichord by Trevor Pinnock for 30 years, it is now directed by harpsichordist Harry Bicket. Nadja Zwiener has been orchestra leader (concertmaster) since September 2007.

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Interview, Harry Bicket on Handel's La Resurrezione

The conductor talks about his new recording of Handel's unusual oratorio dramatising the post-Easter story.

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