WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
The OAE is much more than one of the world's pre-eminent period instrument ensembles. It works regularly with conductors who specialise in both early music and the modern repertoire, and has explored the work of composers from Bach to Mahler, Handel to Borodin.
Star violinist Nicola Benedetti performs with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for the first time, playing Beethoven's Violin Concerto conducted by Marin Alsop.
In the Royal Festival Hall.