Buxton International Festival

The English Concert

Orchestra and Soloists With Kristian Bezuidenhout Director/Harpsichord, 2:00pm St John's Churchbutton--dates-and-timesDates & Times

The English Concert is an outstanding orchestra.

It's exceptional, in the world-renowned quality, ambition and variety of its live and recorded output; unique, in the zeal of its players for working and performing together; unwavering, in its desire to connect with its audience throughout the world.

Under the artistic direction of Harry Bicket and principal guest Kristian Bezuidenhout, The English Concert has earned a reputation for combining urgency, passion and fire with precision, delicacy and beauty.


H Purcell Ode for St Cecilia’s Day: ‘Welcome to all the pleasures’
H Purcell Suite from the theatre music, with ‘Evening Hymn’ interspersed
J S Bach Cantata: ‘Komm, du süße Todesstunde’ (Come, death’s sweet hour), BWV 161
J S Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G, BWV 1049

Dates & Times

  • Duration: 2hr (includes interval)
  • Price: £25-£35