NEW CD HANDEL AT VAUXHALL Vol.2 Worldwide release with Signum Records, 1st September 2017 click here to go to hyperion records

Welcome to London Early Opera! LEO are a leading symposium for baroque and classical performance practice and research with a team of historically informed musicians, internationally acclaimed singers, musicologists, editors and historians creating fabulous concerts, operas and recordings conducted by Bridget Cunningham.

“The playing is so beautifully focused…Splendid in every respect.” BBC Radio 3 CD Review

“This is as polished an account as any on account of Sophie Bevan’s unerring sense of decorum for what each movement requires.” Editors Pick, Gramophone Magazine

“A dazzling disc.” The Observer

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BBC RADIO 4, Front Row, 17th July 2017

LONDON EARLY OPERA played LIVE on BBC Radio 4′s Front Row on the River Thames to celebrate the 300th Anniversary of Handel’s Water Music. Conducted by Bridget Cunningham, LEO performed parts of the Water Music and a WORLD PREMIERE of new piece by BBC Inspire Young composer Grace Evangeline Mason called River.

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In Tune, a lively mix of music, chat, and arts news, Friday 25th March

Conductor and harpsichordist Bridget Cunningham joins Sean to talk about her newly released CD, Handel at Vauxhall.

Front Row’s Cultural Exchange Podcast, Tues 8th March

David Coke and conductor and harpsichordist Bridget Cunningham discuss a new recording of Handel’s music by London Early Opera, focused on London’s famed Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens.

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