Thursday 31 August 2017 5.00pm

Utrecht Early Music Festival

Event details

  • 5.00pm. Geertekerk, Utrecht, Netherlands


  • William Lawes Fantasy Suite no. 2 in G, Fantasy Suite no. 7 in d

  • Christopher Gibbons Fantasy Suite in F

  • William Lawes Songs


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About this concert

Fresh and vigorous, dauntless and eager, humorous and unconventional: these are but a few of the terms used to characterize keyboard adventurer Richard Egarr. In this solo recital he is placing the laurels on the head of fellow daredevil William Lawes, musician in the England of Charles I. Lawes was blessed with a productive quill, innovative musical language and astounding versatility. The overwhelming proof of this is provided by this selection of anthems and delightfully wilful Fantasy Suites.