After some nervous weeks following the withdrawal of Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Carnegie Hall agreed today to host his Bach B minor concerton October 25, conducted by Dinis Sousa who will be makking his Carnegie debut.
The same concert will be performed on previous days at Harris Theater, Chicago, and McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
The Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists’ will also give two concerts of Handel’s L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato – in Chicago, on October 21 and at Carnegie Hall on October 26.
Dinis Sousa is Associate Conductor of the three Monteverdi ensembles. Today, Royal Northern Sinfonia in Newcastle/Gateshead renewed his contract as Principal Conductor for a further three years.