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Purcell The Fairy Queen [directed by Mauricio García Lozano]
A Fairy Queen done with breathtaking sincerity. The Guardian

Purcell Dido & Aeneas
Every number came nourished with playing of exemplary force and finesse, timpani whipping up a tempest, violins leading a merry dance. Dido’s Lament was properly heartbreaking. The Times

Purcell King Arthur
For its sheer power of suggestion this King Arthur will feature among our best memories of the past season at the Cité de la Musique. Concertclassic

Purcell The Indian Queen
One listened and listened, rapt. I profoundly enjoyed this lean, intelligent, passionately committed and communicative account of the great composer's final masterpiece. Opera Magazine

Blow Venus & Adonis [semi-staged]
When the New London Consort are on stage there is no shortage of musical brilliance. If only all London concerts were such fun! The Times

Handel Acis & Galatea [semi-staged]
Handel’s version of the old boy-meets-girl-gets-crushed-by-a-rock saga was given a performance of restrained beauty by the NLC. The Times

Orpheus in Albion [Locke, Blow, Purcell, Handel, Linley]
Many period-instrument bands that are famous from recordings are a bit disappointing when finally heard in concert, but [the New London Consort] played with remarkable polish, nuance and unity of purpose. New York Times

Eccles/Weldon The Judgement of Paris

Locke/Purcell/Weldon The Tempest

Purcell Dioclesian/Bonduca

Monteverdi L’Orfeo [directed by Jonathan Miller]
The performance made every word tell, so that the opera's tragic heart beat with extraordinary emotional force. The Daily Telegraph


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