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London Handel players at Wigmore Hall

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London, a concert in which the London Handel players perform works by Handel and Leclair as part of London Handel Festival 2014.

Eighteenth Century Britain: Majesty, Music and Mischief

Live from Wigmore Hall, London

London Handel players perform works by Handel and Leclair, as part of London Handel Festival 2014.

Handel: Overture and arias from Siroe and Tolomeo
Leclair: Deuxième recréation de musique Op. 8
Leclair: Violin Sonata in A Op. 2 no. 4
Handel: Trio Sonata in G minor Op. 5 no. 5, HWV400
Leclair: Flute Concerto in C Op. 7 no. 3

London Handel Players:
Rachel Brown (flute)
Adrian Butterfield (violin)
Oliver Webber (violin)
Peter Collyer (viola)
Katherine Sharman (cello)
Cecelia Bruggemeyer (double bass)
Laurence Cummings (harpsichord)

Following the concert, music from last weekend's French Institute festival 'It's all about piano', featuring top students from the Royal College of Music and the Paris Conservatoire.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Sonata Tragica Op. 39 No. 5

    Performer: Aleksandar Djermanovic.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    English Suite No 2 in A minor

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major K455

    Performer: Dinara Klinton.

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