The audience at our Night Shift event at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 22 November chatted to us after a fab concert with a huge choir, some old instruments and Handel’s powerfully moving music.
Here’s what they thought of the night…Read More
Unlike Mozart who was born into music, George Frideric Handel was born into a family that weren’t fussed about it at all. His father, a barber surgeon who wanted him to study law, forbade him from playing music. Unperturbed, Handel snuck a clavichord (a sort of early keyboard) upstairs to the top room in the house and would play it up there whenever his family were asleep.Read More