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Film, Video Interview with Richard Egarr

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  • Interview with Richard Egarr


  • Harpsichordist Richard Egarr discusses Baroque harpsichord repertoire and performance, as well as his work as a conductor, with the Library's Anne McLean. This interview was presented in conjunction with a performance by Egarr at the Library featuring works by Blow, Byrd, Purcell and Sweelinck.

Event Date

  • January 13, 2017


  • -  Anne McLean is a specialist in the music division of the Library of Congress.
  • -  Harpsichordist Richard Egarr is the director of the Academy of Ancient Music in London and an associate artist with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. He frequently appears as a guest conductor with the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Concertebouw Orchestra, and the Handel and Haydn Society. As a solo harpsichordist he has performed at Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall and many other leading venues. His recordings with the Academy of Ancient Music have received Gramophone, MIDEM and Edison awards. He was organ scholar at Clare College Cambridge.

Running Time

  • 48 minutes 43 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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