6 July: Talk and Recital in the Abbey. “The Genius of Handel”

The event is sponsored by The Arts Society, Romsey.

Tickets are £10 as part of the Romsey Festival.  See here..
This lecture-recital plots the progress of Handel’s developing style and shows how the composer was always prepared to adapt his music to suit current tastes and trends without compromising his very high musical standards.  Music includes: extracts from the Eights Suites for Harpsichord, Tune Your Harps from Esther, Eternal Source of Light Divine, and Dove sei, amato bene from Rodelinda.
Peter Medhurst
Peter Medhurst appears in the UK and abroad as musician and scholar, giving recitals and delivering illustrated lectures on music and the arts. He lectures for The Arts Society, The National Trust and The Art Fund.  Peter also leads tours abroad to places like Venice, Rome, Berlin, Vienna and Madrid, and as part of the time spent exploring these places he gives organ recitals on the historic instruments in the various cathedrals and churches.