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The best classical and opera in January 2019: The Queen of Spades and Baroque at the Edge

Plus Stuart MacRae's Anthropocene

Queen of Spades at Covent Garden

Queen of Spades at Covent Garden

 

Baroque at the Edge, LSO St Luke’s, 4th to 6th January

At this festival, now in its second year, musicians from all genres are encouraged to respond to works by Purcell, Handel, Monteverdi etc. The result is a series of musical conversations, collisions and confrontations that bring baroque music together with jazz, electronica and folk. The festival opens with virtuoso Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero, whose improvisations have a beguiling freshness to them, and includes a new “concert-drama”…

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