L'Avventura London
Žak Ozmo, Director

Concerts and Other Events


The Grosvenor Chapel, London on September 29, 7.15pm

Paradise Found: English Theatre Music from the 17th and 18th Centuries

Dame Emma Kirkby, soprano
Žak Ozmo, conductor
L’Avventura London Orchestra

Žak Ozmo directs the Toronto Consort

Christmas at the Monastery of Santa Cruz

11, 12, 13 December 2015

Information to follow.


Details coming soon about exciting new projects and upcoming performances at Spitalfields Festival in London, Brighton Early Music Festival, Ryedale Festival, Cheltenham Music Festival, the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, and much more!

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26 February

In Tune, BBC Radio 3

Interview and Live Performance
Žak Ozmo, director
Stephanie Corley, soprano
Stuart Laing, tenor
L'Avventura London

Bury Court Opera

Henry Fielding's

The Lottery

fully staged ballad opera

Musical Director: Žak Ozmo
Stage Director: Harry Fehr

Ensemble: L'Avventura London

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28 February and 2 March

April 8, 7.30pm

The Queen's Chapel, St. James's Palace, London

Music for a New Era: A Concert Commemorating the Accession of George I

Žak Ozmo, conductor
Dame Emma Kirkby, soprano
Michael Chance, countertenor
L’Avventura London Orchestra
Chapelle du Roi (Alistair Dixon, conductor)

May 5

Gulbenkian Música, Lisbon

18th-century Portuguese Love Songs

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May 20

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music

THEATRE MUSIC OF 1714: Stage and Song in the Year of the Hanoverian Succession

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1 November,7.30pm, St George's Church

Brighton Early Music Festival

TRADE ROOTS: African and Brazilian Music Meet in a Portuguese Monastery

Recorded by BBC Radio 3 for later broadcast

5 December, Stoke Newington Town Hall

Hackney Proms



25 - 27 September


1 November

University of Hull

Education: Workshop in Historical Performance Practice

2 November: 19.45

Hull Chamber Music

An Italian Rant!: 18th-century Italian Masters in Britain

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9 November: 19.30

Brighton Early Music Festival

Profane Deliriums: 18th-century Portuguese Love Songs

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6 December

In Tune, BBC Radio 3

Interview and Live Performance
Žak Ozmo, lute

10 December

York Christmas Early Music Festival

Christmas at the Monastery of Santa Cruz: Portuguese 17th-century Villancicos and Romances

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18 July: 21.45

18th-century Portuguese Love Songs

XXXV Festival Internacional de Música da Póvoa de Varzim - Portugal

Concert and a live concert radio broadcast on RDP Antena 2

March 9:The Barn at Bury Court, Bury Court, Bentley, Surrey, GU10 5LZ, 7.30pm

Handel in the Playhouse

'A fascinating insight into Handel and the English ballad opera tradition. L'Avventura show excellent musicianship...'-Gramophone

'This program is an interesting idea that should have been thought of a long time ago…'- American Record Guide

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July 1: Gregynog Music Festival, Newtown, Wales, 2.30pm

Town Hall, Montgomery | Neuadd Y Dref, Trefaldwyn
£15 adults | oedolion; £7.50 young people | pobl ifanc

An Italian Rant!

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July 7: Tudeley Festival, Tonbridge, 7.30pm

Profane Deliriums: 18th-century Portuguese modinhas


Tudeley Festival Box Office
Hollybank, Lamberts Place
Horsmonden, Tonbridge, TN12 8AG

Tel: 01892 722 269

TICKETS: £17.50/£15/£l2

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July 8: York Early Music Festival, York and BBC Radio 3 broadcast

Event 8
1.00pm – 2.15pm
NCEM, St Margaret’s Church

BBC Radio 3 Early Music Show

Portuguese and Brazilian Modinhas

The Early Music Show’s Catherine Bott introduces a live broadcast featuring the acclaimed group L’Avventura London performing a selection of 18th-century Portuguese and Brazilian modinhas, directed by Žak Ozmo with Sandra Medeiros and Joana Seara (sopranos)

‘terrifically animated, wonderful energy… gorgeous!'- BBC Radio 3

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And a bit more...

July 24: Holywell Music Room, Oxford, 7.30pm

Handel, the Harmonious Blacksmith

L'Avventura London, dir Žak Ozmo

Nathalie Chalkley, soprano

Terrifically animated, wonderful energy… gorgeous! - BBC Radio 3

TICKETS: £18.00/£15.00

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Concert poster

November 21:

Performance for BBC Radio 3's In Tune programme

Broadcast: 6.30pm

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November 23: Foundling Museum, Bloomsbury London

Profane Deliriums: 18th-century Portuguese Love Songs

L’Avventura London, dir Žak Ozmo
Sandra Medeiros, Joana Seara, sopranos

Tickets: £15, £12 concessions

All tickets include the pre-concert talk, concert and reception. To book please call +44 (0)20 7841 3600 or drop into the Museum Reception.

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December 9: Foundling Museum, Bloomsbury London

Education Project

Concert by the London Community Baroque Orchestra

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