"The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) is one of the world’s first and foremost period-instrument orchestras. Concerts across six continents and over 250 recordings since its formation by Christopher Hogwood in 1973 demonstrate the AAM’s pre-eminence in music of the Baroque and Classical periods.
In September 2006, Richard Egarr took up the post of Music Director, succeeding Hogwood who assumes the title of Emeritus Director. Egarr has already undertaken critically-acclaimed work with the AAM including a USA tour and the recording of Bach’s harpsichord concertos. During his first season in the new role, Egarr will tour the UK, Europe and the USA, and continue the AAM’s strong recording tradition with a series of Handel recordings for Harmonia Mundi USA (HMUSA), including the release of the Concerti Grossi Op.3. " ...
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