BRITISH HARPSICHORD SOCIETY RECITAL
‘Souvenir of Lully’
Jean-Baptiste Lully, one of the most influential figures of the 17th century European music scene, left his strong mark in the genre of the “Piéces de Claveçin”, as well as in opera and ballet. This concert presents Lully-influenced harpsichord works by Handel and his contemporaries.
Asako Ogawa performs as a soloist and continuo player and is a baroque repertoire coach at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. She recently issued her debut CD of JS Bach’s Goldberg Variations, praised by the critic Robert Hugill : “There is a clarity to her approach ; every detail of Bach’s part writing is clear – “ Her appearances include London Handel Festival, Leicester International Music Festival, Faversham Music Festival, Brighton Early Music Festival, BBC Radio 3 and Georgian Concert Society, Edinburgh. Last year, she gave a recital with winners of the LHSC in the Halle Handel Festival, Germany and was invited back to give a solo recital this year.
Handel & Hendrix in London, 25 Brook Street, London W1K 4HB
Tickets: £15, Information: http://handelhendrix.org/ Tel: 0207 399 1953