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Friday, February 10, 2012 at 8pm

First Church Cambridge, Congregational

The Harpsichord’s Golden Century:
Music of Couperin, Blow, Froberger, and Purcell

Richard Egarr, Music Director of the Academy of Ancient Music, takes center stage for a thrilling recital highlighting music for solo harpsichord from the 17th century. Always an exhilarating and engaging performer, Egarr promises to deliver brilliant and eloquent interpretations of these gorgeous works.

Free pre-concert talk at 7pm

CONCERT PROGRAM

Louis Couperin: Suite in F major
John Blow: Suite in A Minor
Johann Jakob Froberger: Toccata II in D Minor
Froberger: Suite in C Major
Froberger: Tombeau fait a Paris sur la mort de Monsieur Blancheroche
Henry Purcell: Ground in D Minor
Purcell: Suite in G Minor
Purcell: A New Ground
Purcell: Suite in D Major
Couperin: Suite in C Major