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Handel in Hackney

Handel in Hackney

Please note, this is a standing only performance

Tickets: £25

“Polished readings… with rapt expressiveness”
Sunday Times

Village Underground is one of London’s most iconic clubs. This powerful event in the heart of the capital’s party district magnetically interweaves some of Handel’s most celebrated arias and works by composers who inspired him, with thrilling contemporary arrangements by some of the most important voices in today’s musical world. 

Electric and enthralling, 12 Ensemble are one Europe’s most exciting ensembles.The event will feature a brand new electronic treatment of Armida’s fiery cavatina from Rinaldo by leading young composer Joss Campbell. Handel the great composer continues to inspire through the generations.

12 Ensemble

Soprano – Anna Dennis
Special Guest Warm up act: Aisha Orazbayeva


Hildegard von Bingen O frondens virga (arr. Missy Mazzoli)
Mazzoli  A Thousand Tongues
Handel Furie Terribilli from Rinaldo HWV 7
Joss Campbell (world premiere) – Treatment of Handel ‘Furie Terribilli’ with electronics
Hildegard von Bingen O virtus Sapientiae
G. F. Handel Lascia ch’io piango from Rinaldo HWV 7 
Sarah Kirkland Snider ‘Nausicaa’ from ‘Penelope’
Monteverdi Eighth Book Of Madrigals: Lamento della Ninfa
Oliver Leith Honey Siren


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