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THIS PERFORMANCE TOOK PLACE IN 2009 PURCELL Suite in A minor, Z.663 HAYDN Sonata in D, Hob. XVI/14 HANDEL Suite No.7 in G minor, HWV432 HANDEL Suite No.2 in F, HWV427 PURCELL Suite No.2 in G minor, Z.661 HAYDN Sonata in G, Hob. XVI/27 2009 marks an anniversary year for Purcell and Handel as well as Haydn, and in this concert internationally renowned harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock celebrates the keyboard music of these three composers. Pinnock is known worldwide as a harpsichordist and conductor who pioneered performance on historical instruments with his own orchestra, The English Concert, which he founded in 1972 and led for the next thirty years. He now divides his time between conducting, solo, chamber music and educational projects. ‘Trevor Pinnock is incontestably one of the greatest harpsichordists of our time’. - Avignon/La Marseillaise, 6 May 2002 The concert finishes at approximately 9.05pm