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Harpsichord Firecrackers

  • Handel House Museum 25 Brook Street London, W1K 4HB United Kingdom (map)

Celebrate the New Year with this festive harpsichord recital fizzing with virtuosity. A new arrangement of Handel’s magisterial Music for the Royal Fireworks is framed by two of the 18th century’s most flamboyant and dazzling harpsichord suites. Nathaniel Mander performs.

Programme

Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer (1705-1755)

Suite in C minor

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) (arranged by Nathaniel Mander)

Music for the Royal Fireworks

Jean-Phillippe Rameau (1683-1764)

Suite in D major

Earlier Event: December 17
Handel's Winter
Later Event: January 23
Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight