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The NCEM is a member of the European Early Music Network - REMA: Réseau Européen de Musique Ancienne. Based in France, the Network currently embraces 62 early music festivals/organisations across Europe, with the National Centre for Early Music in York, St John's Smith Square and the European Union Baroque Orchestra representing the UK.

To celebrate the 2017 European Day of Early Music on Tuesday 21 March at 7.30pm, the NCEM is presenting a concert featuring the European Union Baroque Orchestra directed by Lars Ulrik Mortensen with Maria Keohane soprano and concertmaster Bojan Čičić.The programme for this evening is as follows:

Betrayal and Betrothal

European Union Baroque Orchestra : March 2017
Lars Ulrik Mortensen, director & harpsichord
Maria Keohane, soprano
Bojan Čičić, concertmaster
Neven Lesage, oboe

GF HANDEL (1685-1759)
Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 10 in d minor, HWV328 
Cantata Tu fedel? Tu costante? HWV171a  
Passacaglia in G from HWV399 
Recitative and Aria Ah! Ruggiero : Ombre pallide from Alcina 


JS BACH (1685-1750)
Harpsichord Concerto in A, BWV1055  
Wedding Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV202

This concert will be broadcast live by BBC Radio 3
Tickets: £25.00 (concessions £23.00; students £5.00) available now here