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Details

Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square
London
WC1N 1AZ
England


Programme

George Frideric HandelCello Sonata in G Major
Giacobbe Basevi CervettoCello Sonata in A minor, Op.3 no.4
Francesco Geminiani6 Cello Sonatas, Op.5
George Frideric HandelCello Sonata in D minor

Performers

Brook Street Band

Programme Note

Critically acclaimed group The Brook Street Band revive the thrilling music-making scene of Handelian London with a programme of sonatas and solos.

The cello enjoyed a huge surge in popularity in eighteenth-century England, becoming the string instrument of choice for many a fashionable Londoner, along with the harpischord. Performing works by composers such as Handel, Arne, Cervetto and Geminiani, Tatty Theo and Carolyn Gibley of The Brook Street Band explore the rich cultural and musical possibilities that led such a diverse group of men, from different countries and religious backgrounds, to chose London as their home.

Brook Street Band

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