“Les Amis du Clavecin (The Friends of the Harpsichord) is an association founded in 1991 by the Belgian harpsichordist Betty Bruylants. Its purpose is to foster people's knowledge and love of the harpsichord, an instrument which was extremely important in the history of western music for over three centuries.
The renewed discovery of Baroque music has restored the harpsichord to its rightful place among ancient instruments. In addition, the works that many 20th-century composers wrote for it prove that it is also a modern one, which offers all kinds of opportunities for contemporary music.
Concerts, festivals, lectures and master classes have enabled many performers and their audiences to get together and to share their passion in a pleasant and genial atmosphere. ..“
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