30 July: Update on today’s Dome Stage event
We are planning to go ahead with today’s event despite the forecast rain. Do check here again before you set off, and please come equipped for rain.

OAE: Baroquebusters

Sat 7 Aug 7:30pm

Tickets | £10, £25, £35

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Part of August Concerts in Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Saturday 7 August 2021 - 7.30pm

From the Arrival of the Queen of Sheba to Spring from the Four Seasons: some of the most adored music of all time

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment play some of the most enduringly popular works of the 18th century by Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Pachelbel, Rameau and Lully, from the pyrotechnics of Spring from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons to the serene beauty of Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Matthew Truscott conductor


Programme to include:

This performance will last approximately 85 minutes

Handel ‘Arrival of the Queen of Sheba’ from Solomon (3’)
Bach Air from Orchestral Suite No.3 (Air on the G string, 4’)
Bach The Well-tempered clavier, Prelude 1 from Book I (3’)
Vivaldi Spring from The Four Seasons (10’)
Bach Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (3’)
Rameau  ‘Les sauvages’ from Les Indes Galantes (4’)
Bach Cello suite in G, first movement (3’)
Pachelbel Canon (4’)
Lully ‘Marche pour la céremonie des Turks’ from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (5’) 


With thanks to Stephen & Victoria Swift for their kind support.


Update, 20 July: Additional tickets going on sale:

Following the government’s recent announcement, we are slightly increasing the capacity of August events in Snape Maltings Concert Hall, but not yet to full capacity. We will put an extra allocation of tickets on sale, but will make sure that you, or your party, have an empty seat on either side. We cannot guarantee that seats behind and in front of you will be empty.

These additional tickets for our indoor events will go on sale to Priority Bookers on Wednesday 21 July at 10am, and for General Booking on Friday 23 July at 10am.


Venue Address:

Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP