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The best classical and opera this April 2020—Rodelinda at the Barbican and Scottish Opera’s does A Midsummer’s Night Dream

Plus Biber's Rosary Sonatas at the Merton College Chapel

Rodelinda, The English Concert, Barbican, 25th April

The English Concert’s series of Handel operas reliably offers some of the most vivid musical drama of the season. This year Harry Bicket and his dynamic period ensemble present Rodelinda, a great love story featuring political machinations, a scheming villain and plenty of romantic intrigue. But at its heart this is a tender piece about loyalty and devotion. Iestyn Davies and…

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