Open Meeting | Tuesday, 25th Feb 2020
February 2020 Open Meeting
‘The Life and Works of George Frederick Handel’ by Dr Timothy Brain
Dr Tim Brain, the former chief constable of Gloucestershire, will talk about the life and works of George Frederick Handel, the pre-eminent composer of eighteenth-century England, whose music is popular to this day.
Handel was a musical phenomenon, working first in Germany and Italy, before taking London by storm. ‘Messiah’ would prove his greatest triumph, but he was a composer not only of great choral works but also of operas, concertos and many well loved orchestral works including the ‘Water Music’ and the ‘Music for the Royal Fireworks’.
A whistle-stop tour of a great man and a great musician.
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