The Program

Charismatic early-music star and music director of the Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr leads the Festival Orchestra from the keyboard in jewels of the High Baroque. Whether it’s the lilting French dances of Handel’s Water Music or the dazzling runs of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, considered by many to be the first keyboard concerto, this program is filled with symphonic delights from the early days of the modern orchestra.

“Heightened every moment of drama and evoked a sense of magic.”
– Financial Times on Richard Egarr
“A flagrant pusher of baroque boundaries, his music frenetic and uncompromising but sumptuous…his sense of drama is never shy.”
– Guardian (U.K.) on Richard Egarr


10 Lincoln Center Plaza


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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

Handel & Bach

Friday, July 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm David Geffen Hall

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Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

Richard Egarr, conductor and harpsichord (Mostly Mozart Festival debut)

Jasmine Choi, flute

Ruggero Allifranchini, violin

Pre-concert recitals at 6:30 pm

Jiji, guitar
Albéniz: Asturias (Leyenda), from Suite Española
Marais: Les Voix humaines
Bach: Allegro, from Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro in E-flat major, BWV 998
Paganini (arr. John Williams): Caprice No. 24
David Geffen Hall

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