Malcolm Proud | Harpsichord  – 'Mr Handel: A German, and a Genius!' @ Dublin Handel Fest 2021

Malcolm Proud | Harpsichord – 'Mr Handel: A German, and a Genius!' @ Dublin Handel Fest 2021

Sunday, 22 August 2021, 7.30pm

Broadcast at 7.30pm | Tickets: €10 (€5 Students) Book Now

Malcolm Proud | Harpsichord 

Handel Suite No.5 in E major, Suite No.4 in E minor, Suite No.8 in F minor | J.S. Bach Prelude & Fugue in C# minor BWV 849, Praeludium in E minor BWV 855a, Prelude & Fugue in G major BWV 860 | Rameau Suite in E minor/major 

Just before returning to London after his sojourn in Dublin Handel called on the ailing Jonathan Swift. When he heard who his visitor was Dean Swift is reputed to have called out to his servant, ” Oh! a German, and a Genius! A Prodigy! admit him.”

In this recital renowned harpsichordist Malcolm Proud places Handel among his contemporaries in a solo recital filmed in the Chapel Royal at Dublin Castle. Featuring works by J.S. Bach, Rameau and Handel himself. 

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