The Glory of Handel – Impresario ExtraordinaireI

Code: MT41502

Dates: March 24, 2022

Meets: 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $46.00

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Best known as the composer of Messiah, Handel (1685-1759) was one of musical history’s most gifted impresarios. His gifts were extraordinary – his life an adventure – his legacy priceless. We travel with him from his initial musical successes in Rome to his superstar status in London. A master of the Italian Baroque style, he is considered a King of the Organ and Prince of the Concerto Grosso. Included will be excerpts from the composer's musical works.
Fee: $46.00

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Jack Covington

Dr. Covington is an Oxford-educated historian and classically trained stage actor and lecturer. He is also the Creative Director of “Characters-on-Call” – 1 st person living history biographies. He presents dynamic first-person historical impersonations of famous literary and historical personages from the pages of history – in authentic period costume – history brought to life! He is a refreshingly innovative, enlightening, and engagingly dynamic educator, actor, and entertainer of the most creative kind – one who loves both his craft and his audience – who consistently delivers a lecture in true “that’s entertainment” style. He deliberately steps outside the proverbial box, breaking down barriers and successfully injecting spontaneity, wit, and warmth into his lecture ‘performances’. He has lectured and performed for many historical museums and cultural organizations. Performance topics he has presented are listed on his website, www.PerformancesParExcellence.com. Dr. Covington is also a world traveler, adventurer, and a former avid mountaineer. His ability to incorporate his first-hand experiences into his lecture performances serves to both enlighten and enthrall his audiences. He delights in the opportunity to share his unique concept of combining lifelong learning with entertainment that will educate, stimulate, and inspire his audiences today and tomorrow!

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