BRITISH HARPSICHORD SOCIETY RECITAL
‘Stein für ein Denkmal; dances and other galanteries’
A celebration of the dance suite in Germany, drawing from the monumental treasure trove that Bach inherited from his predecessors in this genre, and culminating with the magnificent fifth partita in G major
Harpsichordist Tom Foster holds a first-class honours degree in Music from St. Catherine’s College, Oxford and gained a Distinction in Performance from the Royal Academy of Music under the guidance of Trevor Pinnock. Alongside numerous chamber music partnerships with singers and instrumentalists, Tom is also a respected solo recitalist. As an orchestral player he has performed with the English Concert, the Scottish Ensemble, Britten Sinfonia, La Nuova Musica, the BBC Singers, Arcangelo, St. James’s Baroque, Early Opera Company, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. He has been engaged as an assistant conductor for opera productions at Iford, Buxton and Garsington and directed the music for the inaugural show at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
Handel & Henrix in London, 25 Brook Street, London W1K 4HB
Tickets: £12 Information: http://handelhendrix.org/ Tel: 0207 399 1953