Charismatic British keyboard player and conductor Richard Egarr is one of the world’s pre-eminent authorities on period performance, yet he tempers his expert erudition with the sheer verve of his vivid, sometimes provocative performances, bursting with fresh vitality and a sense of adventure.
Richard Egarr Harpsichord
Bach English Suite No 3 in G minor
Bach French Suite No 6 in E
Bach French Suite No 5 in G
Bach English Suite No 6 in D minor
Egarr brings together the ornate melodies, intricate counterpoint and stately dance of four of Bach’s captivating English and French suites, from the relaxed charm of the French Suite No 5 to the urgent rhythms of the English Suite No 3.
This concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.