With Louise Fryer.
Handel's music for royal occasions heard at the Proms last week in a performance by the French period instrument ensemble Le Concert Spirituel and conductor Hervé Niquet
Both the Water Music suites and the Music for the Royal Fireworks were originally performed outside, in Green Park and on the river Thames, with a large group of players required. Here, Le Concert Spirituel is expanded to an ensemble of 80 musicians, to recreate the resplendent atmosphere of these festive occasions.
Presented by Katie Derham
Handel: Water music - suite in F major
Handel: Water music - suite in D major
Handel: Water music - suite in G major
Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Le Concert Spirituel
Hervé Niquet (conductor).