December 01 2019 18:30
When King George II first heard Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus, it’s said that he jumped to his feet in excitement. But if Hallelujah! is all you know of Handel’s Messiah, you’re in for a glorious surprise,…
December 14 2019 19:00
The ECO join the Leeds Festival Chorus and soloists, Carolyn Sampson, Robin Blaze, Robin Tritschler and Roderick Williams for Handel’s Messiah, one of the greatest choral works, adored by audiences ever since its first performance…
January 22 2020 20:00
The ECO join forces with South American maestro José Serebrier for an all-Tchaikovsky programme, featuring cellist Natalie Clein, at the NCH in Dublin.
January 24 2020 19:30
Following a successful debut performance at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie, the ECO joins flautist Ana de la Vega and oboist Ramon Ortega Quero for a programme including double concertos by Haydn and Stamitz. A combination of instruments…
February 16 2020 18:00
Music, like nature, occasionally produces something that looks much like a miracle. In the 19th century, it was the teenage prodigy Felix Mendelssohn. In 2019, it’s the 13-year old violin virtuoso Leïa Zhu, who’s astonished…
February 25 2020 19:45
Stephanie Gonley directs the ECO and performs as soloist in a programme including Mozart’s Violin Concerto in D and Robin Holloway’s “Ode”, premiered by the ECO in 1980 for Peter Pears’s 70th birthday.
March 02 2020 19:30
The Oboist Entertains: François Leleux interprets Mozart. Austria, Poland, Italy: oboe virtuoso François Leleux explores them all, in irresistible style, with the English Chamber Orchestra. The young Mozart was a born entertainer. And that’s just…
March 06 2020 19:00
The ECO returns to Sheffield to continue its collaboration with oboist and conductor François Leleux, a musician of infectious vitality. Leleux directs and performs Mozart’s charming Oboe Concerto, as well as the great Polish composer…