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Richard Egarr

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.

18 August 2015

  • The Queen's Hall (Show on map)
  • 105 minutes
  • £8.50 - £30*

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