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Directed by Handel - Olwen Foulkes (recorder)

Saturday May 19, 2018 at 14:00
Handel House, London
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  1. Sonata in G - Giuseppe Sammartini
  2. Lesson No 6 in D, from '6 Suits of Lessons for the Harpsichord' Op 3 - John Christopher Smith
  3. Sonata for recorder and continuo in F HWV 369; Op 1 No 11 - George Frideric Handel
  4. Sonata for violin and continuo in A - Pietro Castrucci

Olwen Foulkes (recorder) discusses her original research into Handel’s orchestra between 1711-1729 for her debut recording ‘Directed by Handel’.

Joined by Carina Drury (cello), Toby Carr (theorbo), and Nathaniel Mander (harpsichord), Olwen will also perform Handel’s stunning recorder sonata in F major, haunting melodies by Giuseppe Sammartini, and a charming air by Handel’s favourite assistant, John Christopher Smith.

Handel House
25 Brook Street, Mayfair
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